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The coastline offers quiet unspoiled, patrolled beaches stretching from Mudjimba through Yaroomba and Coolum to Peregian. Perfect for that sunset stroll or early morning walk to gather your thoughts.
The hinterland township of Eumundi comes alive every Saturday morning with the Eumundi markets, where over 200 stall holders sell everything from leather hats to handblown glassware.
Other townships like Palmwoods, Woombye, Yandina, Chevallum and Eudlo have their own distinctive character and charm. Buy a variety of locally grown tropical fruits from quaint roadside stalls where honesty boxes are still common. Kenilworth (Bellbird) country via the Obi Obi Valley is an old pastoral area known for the Kenilworth Cheese Factory.
The rainforests provide camping, bushwalking, gem fossicking and fishing. Nambour, originally an early coach stop, is now known for its sugar cane processing, with sugar trains rattling through the township to the mill at harvesttime.