Mary Cairncross Rain Forests, Views and Montville Day Tour
What we will do
Walk through enchanting rain-forest, see stunning views of mountains and sea, lunch on a lake and taste some Sunshine Coast delicacies. Today is a day for nature, views and local delicacies; This full day tour involves a coffee roasting demonstration, visit to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, Montville and a visit to the Ginger Factory.
Get ready to experience the best the Sunshine Coast has to offer from breath taking beaches and natural attractions to stunning rural hinterland villages. From the best views to the magnificent rain-forests to the most amazing food - You are sure to be amazed.
View our itinerary for full details on what you will experience!
Where we will be
Noosa Coolum Maroochydore Mooloolaba
Pick-up time between 7.00 am 8.00 am. Actual time to be confirmed the day prior via the telephone number supplied at booking.
Drop-off approximately 6.00 pm
Sunshine Coast, QLD 4558, Australia. See map.
About your guide
Coast to Hinterland Tours is a locally owned tour operator offering day tours and return transfers to attractions, airports and some of the best destinations the Sunshine Coast & Noosa has to offer.
From breath taking beaches and natural attractions to stunning rural hinterland villages. A foodies haven, the Sunshine Coast has plenty on offer to make your mouth water from boutique wineries, cheese producers, produce farmers, food markets and award winning restaurants.
Coast to Hinterland Tours will show you the secret hidden gems Sunshine Coast Locals would rather keep to themselves, as well as the well-known attractions of our stunning local area.
Guest requirementsPlease bring your camera and a smile as there will be endless opportunities for a photo or two.
See our terms and conditions.
First up, its coffee time. Smell the heady aroma of freshly roasted coffee as the roaster gives you a personal demonstration at Pioneer Coffee. After that, sample the wares and purchase some of their blends or single origin coffee to take home with you.
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
After our coffee stop we drive across Blackall Range to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, a bush-walkers paradise set on 55 hectares of subtropical rainforest overlooking the stunning Glass House Mountains.In Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve you have an opportunity to walk 1.7km through the pristine rainforest learning about the unique flora and fauna that abound here.If we are lucky enough to get a volunteer guide for the walk, they will point out the diverse bird life and hopefully you'll spot more animals too.
When we arrive into Montville you can spend an hour checking out the quirky and delightful shops and boutiques, enjoying this picture-postcard village and its mountain air.
After Maleny, its time to get back on the minibus and check out the awesome panoramic view from Gerrards Lookout.Secrets on the Lake. Next, we've got a lunch date on the lake! Set in rainforest, on the side of Lake Baroon you'll enjoy a delicious 2-course meal on us including a beer, wine or soft drink. Secrets on the Lake is a popular foodie destination in Montville and enjoys panoramic views of the lake.
Following Secrets on the lake, we spend two hours at the Ginger Factory giving you plenty of time to learn to how Ginger is grown, harvested and turned into yummy foods on a Factory Tour, ride the Ginger Train or go on the Overboard Boat Ride.You can also shop at specialty retail stores, enjoy a huge range of delicious foods or wander the sub-tropical garden filled surroundings.Optional extras at The Ginger Factory include the Guided Factory Tour, The Overboard Boat Ride and Moreton The Ginger Train. Whether you want to eat, shop or play the Ginger Factory has something for all the family. You'll be dropped back to your accommodation late afternoon in time for a rest before dinner.
Secrets on the Lake
Lunchtime, weve got a lunch date on the lake! Set in rainforest, on the side of Lake Baroon youll enjoy a delicious 2-course meal on us including a beer, wine or soft drink. Secrets on the Lake is a popular foodie destination in Montville and enjoys panoramic views of the lake.