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The weather in Maleny
This is the climate diagram in Maleny. During January, maximum temperatures go up to more than 28° July is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 10°. The rainiest month is March while the driest month is August.
Enjoy an unforgettable coastal retreat with holiday cottages in Maleny
Located about 100km north of Brisbane, in the hinterland behind the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Maleny is a town known for its numerous scenic spots and lush landscape. Nestled high on the Blackall Range the town offers breathtaking views of the magnificent volcanic Glass House Mountains and the long, pristine coastline. Tropical rainforest and unspoilt landscapes offer a fantastic opportunity for canoeing, diving, bushwalking, picnicking and exploring waterfalls. A holiday cottage in Maleny make an ideal base from which to explore endless natural attractions this idyllic town has to offer.
Cuisine to enjoy in Maleny
Maleny offers plenty of interesting cafes, restaurants and dining options to suit every taste and budget. The Tamarind at Spicers Tamarind Retreat specialises in modern Asian cuisine. The menu effortlessly combines different flavours with the finest local ingredients to create innovative taste sensations.
The Terrace Seafood Restaurant is one of the premium restaurants in Maleny and serves fantastic seafood. The restaurant also offers an extensive a la carte menu featuring vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. Enjoy a romantic dinner with lovely views of the Sunshine Coast.
King Ludwig's Restaurant on Mountain View Road offers authentic German cuisine with breathtaking views of the Glass House Mountains. Some of the must-try dishes include Fisch TrioausTasmanien, Lamb with polenta and ratatouille and steak.
The Real Food Festival is one of the most popular annual food festivals held in Maleny. It provides visitors with an exciting opportunity to taste a wide range of the authentic traditional food the region has to offer. Many local restauranteurs and food producers gather here to showcase their favourite tastes.
If you like cheese and milk products, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Maleny. Head to Maleny Dairies and the Maleny Cheese Factory to watch how dairy products are made or sample some fresh dairy products. Spend some time with native farm animals and bring some homemade cheese, ice cream or yoghurt.
Maleny's arts and culture
Maleny is home to some of the region's most creative and talented artists and craftspeople. With a range of creations in various mediums including wood, beads, ceramics, mosaic and glass, the town is always buzzing with art shows or exhibitions.
The Peace of Green Gallery in Maple Street is a collective gallery owned and managed by local artists. The gallery offers a great collection of artworks created using different mediums like hand-blown glass, ceramics, mosaics, printmaking, silk art, paintings, woodwork, jewellery and more.
Art on Cairncross has an exciting selection of three-dimensional artworks by leading local and national artists. The art forms on show include glass, porcelain, ceramics, sculpture and unique leather masks and jewellery. It also hosts various art exhibitions throughout the year.
Discover the sights of Maleny
Maleny is a perfect retreat for those looking at a mix of outdoor activities and great shopping. Bring your swim gear and camera as the town is located in close proximity to scenic walking trails and numerous waterfalls, providing stunning views of the charming landscape.
Cool off at one of the several creeks and waterfalls in the Maleny area. Baroon Pocket Dam is a magnificent lake situated between Maleny and Montville. The dam provides a range of exceptional recreational facilities including canoeing, swimming and picnicking.
The Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve features 55 acres of lush subtropical rainforest alongside the Glass House Mountains and native fauna includes red-legged pademelons, goannas, wallabies and possums. Wander along the trails to take in panoramic views of the Glass House Mountains.
Visit the Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World to enjoy gorgeous waterfalls, idyllic rainforest surroundings, vibrant plantings and numerous lakes spread across 3 hectares of exquisite, privately owned gardens. The Bird Aviary is the ideal place to observe colourful birds from across the globe.
Festivals and events in Maleny
The Woodford Folk Festival is one of Australia's most significant annual cultural and music events and is held in the nearby town of Woodford. The festival attracts over 100,000 visitors and 2000 performers featuring national and international artists. It offers a wide range of entertainment such as street performing, stand-up comedy, public speaking and a children's festival.
Maleny Music Festival takes place in the Maleny Showground and is known for its relaxed and casual atmosphere. The festival features a diverse range of programmes including acoustic-based acts, dance bands, workshops, comedy, poetry and street entertainment.
The Sunshine Coast Guitar Festival is an annual music event takes place at the Caloundra Power Boat Club. With heaps of fantastic music on offer, enjoy a great night of music with your friends. The event provides you with a great chance to watch the performances by some of Australia’s best guitarists.
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