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In Bunya Mountains National Park, experience a spellbinding landscape where spectacular bunya pines tower over tall rainforest along a mountain range that rises dramatically from the surrounding plains. Soak up stunning mountain scenery and spot a diverse range of wildlife as you explore on foot.

Sunshine Coast to Bunya Mountains PDF

DAY 1: Sunshine Coast to Moffatdale

[APPROX. 180 KM / 2 HRS]
Take the M1 and head north from Maroochydore and onto State Route 49 via Gympie to Murgon which is a 174 km drive. Tour the Queensland Dairy & Heritage Museum and head to Moffatdale to visit the Moffatdale Ridge Winery or Dusty Hill Winery for the afternoon. Stay overnight and enjoy wine tasting in the region.


DAY 2: Moffatdale to the Bunya's

[APPROX. 156 KM / 2 HRS]
Take the A3 for 52km, stopping for morning tea in Kingaroy. Then continuing on the A3 head to Yarraman for award-winning gelato at Pink Flamingo before you arrive at the Bunya Mountains. Explore the walking trails of the Bunya’s before you settle into your accommodation; make time for a drink at Australia’s highest whisky bar — Shakleton’s Whiskey Bar.


DAY 3: Bunya's to Sunshine Coast

[APPROX. 225 KM / 2 HRS 50 MINS]
Start driving back home via Blackbutt on A17, stopping at the Blackbutt Bakery for one of their famous pies. Continue home onto State Route 85 via Woodford.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Southern Queensland Country Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waterways that run through these regions. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.