Destination guide

The lush setting of Maleny is ready to explore

The rainforest, mountains and parks display a scene truly unique to Maleny. This city's local tours, horse riding and camping draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Maleny

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Maleny a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Australia Zoo (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Maleny Dairies (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Flame Hill Vineyard (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Queensland Zoo (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Big Pineapple (10.6 mi / 17 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Maleny

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Maleny is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Maleny Botanic Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Lake Baroon (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Kondalilla National Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Mapleton Falls National Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Mount Ngungun (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Maleny

Fly into Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast), the closest airport, located 18.2 mi (29.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Maleny?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 147 holiday lettings around Maleny. From 30 cottages to 70 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Maleny? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Maleny. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Maleny Dairies: 801 holiday lettings
  • Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve: 823 holiday lettings
  • Australia Zoo: 853 holiday lettings
  • Palmer Coolum Resort Golf Course: 1,893 holiday lettings
  • Pelican Waters Golf Club: 1,079 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Maleny listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Maleny?

Yes, of course. offers 30 Cottages in Maleny. Our other popular types of Maleny holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 70 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Maleny?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 40 holiday homes with pool available in Maleny. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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