Mapleton Falls, Sunshine Coast

Mapleton Falls, situated in the heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland is a destination that can be enjoyed by all who wander. A viewing platform located at the National Park entrance offers views of the falls that plunge some 120m to the Obi Obi Valley below, while the Wompoo circuit provides a short enjoyable rain and eucalypt forest walk, with teasing glimpses…

Killen Falls, Northern NSW

Killen Falls in Northern New South Wales is a secluded piece of paradise well deserving of the title ‘hidden gem!’ Just 30 minutes South East of Byron Bay, the falls are a quiet destination that you will only be sharing with a backpacker or two. The ferny forest, rocky stream and large waterhole hidden down below make it…

Dunethin Lake & Rock, Sunshine Coast

Dunethin Lake & Rock on the Sunshine Coast is a hinterland hidden beauty. It is the perfect spot to spend an afternoon, drop a line, watch the setting sun and every paddler’s dream. The lake is hidden behind thick mangroves on the left of Lake Dunethin Road and presents one of the most impressive pontoons on the Sunshine Coast. What makes…

Wild Horse Mountain – Glass House Mountain, Sunshine Coast

Wild Horse Mountain, the smallest of the Glass House Mountains and most probably the Sunshine Coast’s, is worth a climb. Boasting uninterrupted, spectacular 360 degree views this short but steep climb is a gem for the whole family. The 700m concrete path leads nearly curve-less to the summit and arrives at a 2nd story shaded viewing platform (also a fire…

Glow Worm Caves – Gold Coast

Glow worms, fluorescent fungi and a sparkling sheet of stars above your head, you feel like you have entered a magical land as soon as you step from the carpark and into this part of Springbrook National Park. Take time as you arrive at the car park to skim the information boards about glow worms…

Buderim State Forest- Sunshine Coast

This secluded oasis, hidden among the township of Buderim on the Sunshine Coast is the perfect place to wander awhile. The peaceful atmosphere, towering trees, singing birds and babbling waterfalls make Buderim Falls worth the visit and a must for bush lovers. The walking trail has been developed from two entry points, both located off Lindsay Road, Buderim. The entry point off Harry’s Lane has it’s…

Point Cartwright – Sunshine Coast

Point Cartwright is a fascinating space nestled amongst the hustle and bustle of Mooloolaba and Kawana Waters on the Queensland Sunshine Coast. Its stunning views to the North, South, East AND West and peaceful aura are an exceptional break from the manmade jungle that surrounds it. The point has an active lighthouse located at the peak,…