Experience some of Maleny and the Blackall range’s most scenic areas in the Sunshine coast hinterland: warm subtropical rainforest, tall open eucalypt forest and picturesque waterfalls. Whilst relaxing at Bendles Bed & Breakfast on the Blackall Range between Maleny & Montville, you are invited to enjoy the many diversified cultural attractions, whatever your taste there is plenty to see and do, a cosmopolitan choice of places to eat and drink and a very special place to stay. So don't be in a rush. Plan your visit and allow plenty of time. With all the scenic attractions & activities around this area, you won't want to leave!
The Great Walk The great walk is located within the Blackall Range. The walk traverses some of the more scenic and spectacular natural areas of the range. The walk will offer a diverse range of walking experiences from short day walks to 3-4 day walks with overnight stops.
Mary Cairncross Park - Maleny The Scenic Reserve gives shelter to many species of wildlife - an indication of the amazing range of native fauna which lived in the rain forests of the Blackall Range before the sounds of the settlers' axes mingled with the call of the whip birds.
Baroon Pocket Dam This 380 hectare lake was completed in 1989 and is the main water supply for Caloundra and Maroochydore. Swimming, fishing, sailing and canoeing are all allowed on the lake.
Kondalilla National Park & Falls - Just 2klms north of the village of Montville is Kondalilla NP. First protected in 1906, the 327 hectare park derives its name from an Aboriginal word meaning rushing waters. The walks start in the picnic area west of the car park. Picnic Creek is a short 400m stroll from the picnic area.
Glasshouse Mountains - The volcanic peaks of the Glass House Mountains rise dramatically from the surrounding Sunshine Coast landscape. The Glass House Mountains were named by Lieutenant Captain James Cook in 1770.
Montville Bar & Grill We offer great food & entertainment, as well as a traditional Montville Pub atmosphere. Our master chef has created a menu designed to please all tastes and budgets. From succulent steaks to sensational seafood, mouthwatering desserts and much, much more! Courtesy pick up service to and fro from restaurant available.
King Ludwigs Restaurant - Whether you seek an intimate dinner for two in front of the enchanting glow from the fireplace or you want to create a memorable evening for a group of friends - King Ludwigs will cater to your desires with warm, friendly service and authentic German cuisine.
The Terrace of Maleny - Combine a stunning restaurant with Queensland's freshest seafood, spectacular views, stylish ambience, award winning service and food...and you have a unique dining experience.
Reserve Restaurant - fine dinning at it's warm best, intimate and stylish. A fondness of traditional methods, an eye for detail and a love for beautiful ingredients make for dishes that are challenging and delicious.
The Gypsy Table - Cosy intimate atmosphere. Creative and modern aromatic flavours.
Maleny Cheese - Cheesery-door shoppers enjoy an exclusive opportunity to enjoy 'cheese makers' butter and Maleny Cheese Chocolates. These are all made on site and only available for purchase at the cheesery. 'Cheese of the month' special promotions and other special offers will be available from time to time. The Cheese Stop Café is open seven days a week, 9am to 5pm.
Colin James Fine Foods - This multi award winning business has raised the art of ice cream making to a new level of excellence.. You can stop for lunch and enjoy a glass of wine and fine cheeses, top of with the best ice cream on the range.
Cappriccios Italian Restaurant Licensed with beautiful Italian style interior. Enjoy a wide range of pizzas and pastas cooked with fresh herbs and spices. Indoor and outdoor seating.
Bombay Mahal Indian in Maleny. Situated in an old church building at the top of the town. Traditional Indian dishes to make your taste buds dance.
On Mountain View Restaurant with an African influence in taste and management. Also a suitable wedding venue.
Flame Hill Winery - The Sunshine Coast is a geographically stunning wine region featuring boutique wineries and vineyards producing premium award winning wines. The cellar doors and restaurants of this region offer the visitor a personalised and varied wine tourism experience..
Maleny Mountain Wines - Look for the Big Barrell on the road from Landsborough to Maleny, visit the loal info centre.The Sunshine Coast is a geographically stunning wine region featuring boutique wineries and vineyards producing premium award winning wines. The cellar doors and restaurants offer great cuisine and personalised hospitality for a lazy weekend lunch.
Maleny Film Society - The MFS unique combination of fine film, wining and dining in a local village hall atmosphere is a proven concept enthusastically enjoyed by locals and many "Out-of-Towners" (Sat.Nights).
Art on Cairncross - has combined the two galleries of it's owners Jane Caraffi of Caraffi's established in 1998 and Tony Gill of Tony Gill Galleries of Montville which was established in 1995. The new gallery continues to be visited by art lovers from all over Australia and the world because of the calibre of fine art displayed including ceramics, glass and sculpture.
The Tree Frog Gallery exhibits and sells Australian indigenous art, contemporary paintings, sculpture, landscapes, ceramics, jewellery, furniture and craft from the scenic Blackall Range on the Sunshine Coast. The Tree Frog Gallery abounds in art to collect and enjoy.
Maleny Manor - is your venue for stylish boutique weddings, receptions, parties, events, conferences and product launches. Make an early booking for your wedding or function.
Laurels Boutique Hotel - Make your dream a reality with a professionally planned wedding or social event at the House of Laurels. Situated 100mtrs from Bendles Cottages, walking distance.
On Mountain View - Spectacular Glass house Mountains view gives a backdrop for the perfect wedding day memory.
Travelmate Mapmaker - Get a route map and driving directions from your home to Maleny.
Mystic Mountain Tours - Tours run Saturday & Sunday or any day by appointment, to Wineries, Gourmet delights, Rainforest, Art Galleries, Gardens & Nurseries, Local farms & Bush Tucker.
Australia Zoo - Here you can find out all the latest information about the Crocodile Hunters, The late Steve and Terri Irwin. Make sure you check out their award-winning Australia Zoo, near Beerwah which is an action packed day of wildlife adventure. 20mins. from bendles Cottages.