Things to Do

Things to Do

The Great Outdoors

Adventure Sunshine Coast

Baroon Pocket Dam

Baroon Pocket Dam is a picturesque lake tucked away between Montville and Maleny. The dam offers a range of fantastic recreational facilities and you could easily spend the whole day exploring the shores and waterways.

National Parks

Some National parks and State forest sites reopened 1 May, 2020. Check the link regularly for the changing status of each park.

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

The rainforest walks remain open, the viewing deck and elevated walkway are open during weekdays. The cafe is open for take-away, and now limited seating, everyday. Located at 148 Mountain View Road, Maleny.


Maleny Trail Map

Set your own pace on a self-guided walking tour. The walk starts from the Maleny Showground and takes you on a relaxing stroll where you’ll discover postcard-perfect outlooks from numerous viewing platforms, enchanting “Peace in the Trees” sculptures, the inspirational Poetry Sculpture Trail and the Cloud Walk Pathway. If you’re lucky, you may even see a platypus in the Obi Obi Creek. Download the Maleny Trail Map.

Sunshine Coast Hinterland Walking Maps

Sunshine Coast and Hinterland Driving Maps

Leisure Activities

Mary Valley Meander

Mooloolaba Canal Cruise

Craft Beer Trail

Use the online craft beer trail and map to plan your personal itinerary along the craft beer trail, featuring 18 local breweries from across the Sunshine Coast, Hinterland and Noosa regions. Find the map here.

The Arts

Blackall Range Visual Artists Group

Maleny Arts and Music

The Brick Zone

Caloundra Regional Art Gallery

Sunshine Coast Art Gallery Trail

Film Society Movie Times

Library Events

Noel Gardner

Story Seats


Annual Events

Maleny is well known for its many events which bring visitors back year after year
Events are listed at this link.
Many have been cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19 but stay tuned for their return in 2021.

Other Events

RSL Maleny Sub Branch Events

Community Calendars

Maleny District Sport & Recreation Club Events Calendar

Maleny Community Centre Featured Events

Community Calendar


And there’s more…

Things to do in Maleny

Maleny Visitor Guide

Mystic Mountain Tours

Sunshine Coast Discovery Guide

Available via the Council app under Things to Do, the Discovery Guide features places to visit including Traditional Custodian First Nation sites, museums and heritage precincts. Available in hard copy from the Maleny Visitor Information Centre. Get the Council app here.

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