Noosa and Tewantin

Jul 2017, Sunshine Coast, Qld Tewantin is agreeable to the eye with plenty of trees and people in a hurry. But then this is the town that drives the holiday resort town of Noosa Heads. Tewantin is the business end with solid old Queenslanders, wandering gardens. Accountants, lawyers and supermarkets. Noosa is the pretty face with luxury homes, sparkling white apartment blocks and hotels of gleaming glass, fronting a small but lovely stretch of sand contained by the National Park and the Noosa River. Dress shops and restaurants, canals and crowds. Something must feed this hungry monolith and it’s Tewantin. … Continue reading Noosa and Tewantin

Exploring the Sunshine Coast Hinterland

We drive up the Blackall Range to Mapleton and then our adventurous GPS takes us down a winding white knuckled cliff hugging dirt road through lush cow paddocks and over many one lane bridges to Kenilworth, a wondrous drive. Where Maleny is arts and crafts and Montville is slick upmarket tourism then Kenilworth is rustic and honest. There is no caravan park but a huge Showgrounds camping area at the bottom end of town. Heading south we pass the green and grassy free camp at Little Yabba Creek and eventually climb back up the ridge to Maleny. Continue reading Exploring the Sunshine Coast Hinterland