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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Maleny?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 125 holiday rentals near Maleny. From 58 Houses to 26 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Maleny for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Maleny?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Maleny. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve: 859 holiday rentals
  • Maleny Dairies: 825 holiday rentals
  • Coolum Beach: 1,636 holiday rentals
  • Point Cartwright: 1,335 holiday rentals
  • Bulcock Beach: 1,139 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Maleny listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Maleny?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 58 Houses in Maleny. Our other popular types of Maleny holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 26 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 26 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 26 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Maleny?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 29 holiday homes with pool available in Maleny. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.