Things to Do

things to do on the SUNSHINE COAST and HINTERLAND

Amazing Things to Do, Discover & Experience on the Sunshine Coast

We have a wide list of experiences and things to do on the Sunshine Coast and Hinterland regions in a go to directory and inspiring list of what to do when staying on our Coast to Hinterland.

Whether you’re looking for nature hikes, local attractions, animal encounters, art adventures, food, shopping and more, the Sunshine Coast Hinterland has it all. We have the famous Australia Zoo, Aussie World, Amaze World and the Ginger Factory on your doorstep.If you love the ocean you can be there in most cases 20 to 30 minutes or from the Glasshouse Mountains to Noosa in just over an hour.

Why not escape to enjoy all the Hinterland has to offer and stay a little while longer with our many accommodation options. Being so close to the beaches and water ways you can have access to all the great things to do on the Sunshine Coast at your finger tips. Ask our accommodation ambassadors for advice on the Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World or meet the locals at Maleny Dairies and Maleny Cheese. You may want to take a walk, explore a waterfall, hire a bike, pat an alpaca, ride in a seaplane or hop on a chopper over the mountains at sunset.

Check out our Welcome Book for your ultimate guide to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Walks of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Hinterland walks from easy rainforest adventures to The Great Walk! The Sunshine Coast Hinterland is a nature lover’s paradise with its diversity of flora and fauna. Pristine, sub tropical rainforests, are easily accessible, offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy towering trees and sparkling waterfalls, along with an abundance of native plants and wildlife on one of the many well maintained nature trails and walks.

For the ultimate day trip see our Drive Maps for the best road trip to the Sunny Coast!

Driving the Sunshine Coast Hinterland is for the romantic at heart and those who wish to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Retreat to the havens of artisan villages of Maleny, Montville and Mapleton where you can spend an intimate weekend wandering the towns, exploring natural wonders and dining on local produce. 

The Brisbane to Montville drive was voted the 2nd best road trip in Queensland by RACQ members.


  • There are no listings matching your search. Reset Filters
  • List view

    Guided experiences

    regional attractions

    guided tours

    relax and enjoy

    Experience News

    Experience Events