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Top Choice Nature Reserve in Maleny

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

The stunning Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve allows visitors to experience the subtropical rainforests that once blanketed the Blackall Range. Spread over 55 hectares southeast of central Maleny, the reserve includes…
Microbrewery in Maleny

Brouhaha Brewery

Maleny is on the craft-beer radar thanks to this hip microbrewery sporting an industrial fit-out and outdoor deck. Its nine rotating brews include IPAs, stouts, saisons and sours, some made with local produce. Can't…
Gardens in Maleny

Maleny Botanic Gardens

This mind-clearing oasis is the labour of love of South African Frank Shipp, who since 2005 has transformed 12 acres of steep escarpment into a manicured wonderland. Meander along over 6km of paths, past hedges, law…
Microbrewery in Maleny

Big Barrel

Scotsman Ryan McLeod distilled whisky in Tasmania before buying this Maleny Mountain Wines cellar door and adding a microbrewery. Wines include a smooth Maleny rosé (made using locally grown Chambourcin grapes), whi…
Cafe in Maleny

Monica’s Cafe

Monica’s ever-changing blackboard specials include hearty dishes and innovative salads, with fresh, generous options like savoury mince on toasted sourdough with poached eggs and roasted tomatoes; sweet potato and l…
Sweets in Maleny

Sweets on Maple

There are many ye olde lolly shops in this neck of the woods, but Sweets on Maple licks them all. The old-fashioned sweets parlour lures in passers-by with the crazy-making smell of fresh-baking fudge, and keeps the…
Food in Maleny

Maple Street Co-Op Society

Shop positively at this ethical co-op, which stocks local, wholesome and organic products, from fresh fruit, veggies and gourmet condiments to natural skincare, mosquito repellent, essential oils and even vegan nail…