Lookouts around Maleny

Mary Cairncross Lookout Maleny

Maleny is located right at the top of the Blackall Range, so it’s the perfect place to head if you want to see some of the best views on the Sunshine Coast. This round-up of all the lookouts in and around Maleny will let you know where to go for stunning views of the Glass House Mountains, the coast and the hinterland. Don’t forget your camera!

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Maroochy Wetland Sanctuary

knee roots of orange mangrove

The word “swamp” brings to mind all manner of oozy and disgusting things, but mangrove “swamps” are one of my favourite ecosystems. So much so that I spent the Honours year of my Science degree doing a research project on mangrove ecology. If you share my enthusiasm for tidal wetlands, the Maroochy Wetland Sanctuary and Bilai Environmental Education Centre in Bli Bli is a wonderful place to visit.

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