Set in the heart of the Sunshine Coast hinterland, Palmwoods is the quintessential country oasis. Surrounded by the scenic beauty of the Blackall Range, GemLife Palmwoods is the perfect place to embrace relaxed hinterland living with a world of adventure on your doorstep.
Make a splash
Noosa Heads Main Beach: With rolling waves and golden sands, Noosa Heads Main Beach is one of the most picturesque stretches of coastline in the country and has recently been listed as one of only ten World Surf Reserves.
Mooloolaba Beach: The pure white sand and crystal clear waters of Mooloolaba Beach are perfect for a relaxing day splashing in the calm, sheltered waters before visiting one of the many nearby restaurants for a delicious seafood dinner.
Great Sandy National Park: This treasure trove of natural beauty is home to spectacular dunes, cliffs of coloured sands and stunning beaches, as well as a forest filled with fragrant wildflowers and walking tracks suitable for all fitness levels.
Out on the town
Montville: Often referred to as the creative heart of the hinterland, fine dining and art take centre stage with fabulous restaurants and galleries around every corner of this charming town. The renowned Montville Art Gallery showcases work from over 30 award-winning artists.
Eumundi Markets: Experience a marketplace like no other in the enchanting heritage village of Eumundi. This spectacular market has been around since 1979 and boasts over 600 stalls, selling everything from clothing and art to food, books and much more.
Maleny: The picture-perfect town of Maleny is full of marvellous art galleries and wineries. You won’t want to miss the renowned Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World, home to a plethora of waterfalls, ponds, colourful plants, and views of the magnificent Glass House Mountains.
Glass House Mountains: With enough walking tracks, horse trails and abseiling locations, the Glass House Mountains will keep you exploring for years to come. Whether it’s a short walk through the open forest or a long trek to the mountain’s peak, spectacular views are guaranteed.
Wappa Park: Home to the beautiful waterfalls and an impressive dam, Wappa Park is the perfect place to soak up the sun in the summer or, bundle up and admire the crisp red maple leaves in the autumn. Pack a picnic and explore the wonders of the park during any season.
Eudlo Creek National Park: With over 100 species of birds, 32 species of frogs and 70 species of reptiles, Eudlo Creek National Park is a nature lover’s dream. The park’s Skene Creek drops 90-metres into the rainforest valley below and is a sight well worth seeing.
Whether you’re looking to treat yourself with a shopping spree and lunch out on the town, a dip in the ocean or a hinterland adventure, the Palmwoods region has it all.