Scenic Drives of Australia

Yandina to Eumundi

 

Plant yourself in the armchair luxury of Freedom Wheels as big Al takes you on a born-to-be-wild ride through the Sunshine Coast Hinterland countryside on a trike built to carry you and your best friend Step back from driving for a little while, and plant yourself in the armchair luxury of Freedom Wheels as big Al takes you on a born-to-be-wild ride through the Sunshine Coast Hinterland countryside on a trike built to carry you and your best friend… you can choose the pick-up point, and Freedom Wheels guarantee to travel only the most picturesque route possible! Skirt around the back roads of Glass House and down forgotten tarmac tracks leading deep into forests and then enjoy the awesome climb up the beautiful Blackall Range. This is a chauffuer driven adventure with selected stops for morning and afternoon tea at the very best establishments while enjoying the very best views in Australia. Freedom Wheels specialise in custom-made rides and tours to suit both individual and corporate clients. It is a thrilling way to expand one’s physical senses, celebrate life, cross boundaries, embrace the throttle and love the noise of a beautiful Harley Davidson Trike.

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Home of Buderim Ginger, the World's Finest Ginger™, The Ginger Factory is the perfect place to experience the authentic taste of Queensland Home of Buderim Ginger, the World's Finest Ginger™, The Ginger Factory is the perfect place to experience the authentic taste of Queensland.  A ginger-lover's paradise, The Ginger Shop features the world's largest selection of ginger products. Immerse yourself in the heritage-style village of Gingertown. Discover hand-made porcelain dolls, motoring memorabilia, sweet treats and herbal products. High quality, uniquely flavoured ice cream blends:  65 mouth-watering flavours all made onsite from the freshest ingredients. Enjoy a stroll through acres of exotic plant-life with beautiful water features.  Take home a piece of paradise with a selection of stunning ginger plants available.

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Nutworks Yandina — Unique and Boutique Macadamias, Chocolates and Confectionery Nutworks — Unique and Boutique Macadamias, Chocolates and Confectionery. Nestled in the heart of a natural macadamia growing region is Nutworks, the Sunshine Coast Hinterland's very own Macadamia Nut Processing Factory. 100% Australian owned. At Nutworks you can uncover the history and health benefits of Australia's macadamia nut, view chocolates and confectionery being made and taste the delicious samples on offer. Relax while you shop for unique gifts and souvenirs, take home macadamias and confectionery at factory outlet prices and enjoy a coffee and a bite to eat at the Hardnut Cafe.

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A Gallery-Cafe with relaxed atmosphere, Visual Sensations is a Gallery-Cafe, featuring local artists. A Gallery-Cafe with relaxed atmosphere, Visual Sensations is a Gallery-Cafe, featuring local artists. Relax and enjoy the artworks that surround you. We bake in-house and serve Signature coffee. Just ask anyone! "It's a great place for coffee, tea, espresso and hanging out with artists and musicians. Meals are great! Art gallery as well" — David. "We have enjoyed many meals here – one of our favourite spots. Fabulous coffee and great food. Love the mix of art, good food and music :-)" — Beck. "AMAZING! the food is great, the art is superb, it's got that rare 'family' atmosphere that is hard to find these days. It's just the perfect place for a good, entertaining night out on the sunny coast for all ages. well done!" — Megan.

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The Gigi Bazaar has an unusual array of goods in this shop for the small town of Yandina The Gigi Bazaar has an unusual array of goods in this shop for the small town of Yandina. Even the old shop building adds character to Yandina itself. Gigi's Bazaar - strange, but cool - on the main shopping strip. This little shop is well worth the sidetrack next time you're on travels ...

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In the Heart of Yandina the TIMBER HUT is the place for unique Bush Furniture In the Heart of Yandina the TIMBER HUT is the place for unique Bush Furniture custom made settings and Indoor Country style furniture at competitive prices and where you can explore the huge range of gifts and even the wide range of Timber slabs for those that want to do it themselves, well worth a stopover and a visit. There is something for everyone at the Timber Hut.

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Experience Eumundi aims to inform visitors of the diverse range of experiences Eumundi has to offer and encourage them to stay a while to appreciate them first hand Eumundi is a place of genuine local quality with a real village feel and by uniting as a community Eumundi can share some of its unique experiences with the world. Experience Eumundi aims to inform visitors of the diverse range of experiences Eumundi has to offer and encourage them to stay a while to appreciate them first hand. The combination of historical adventures, dining experiences, traditional B&B retreats, art galleries, music, festivals and the world famous markets provides one of Queensland’s most unforgettable experiences.

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From original artwork and sculptures to toys and games, the Original Eumundi Market has something for everyone
The Original Eumundi Market began in 1973 with only three stalls and has since grown into a market that draws visitors from all over Australia and the globe. From original artwork and sculptures to toys and games, the Original Eumundi Market has something for everyone. Come and check out the street entertainers or listen to some live music before sampling some the eclectic mix of local and international foods on offer. The Original Eumundi Market is open from 8:00am-1:30pm on Wednesdays and 6:30am–2:00pm Saturdays.

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Eumundi Square's diverse selection of merchandise includes clothing, art, music, fashion and food. Eumundi Square is wheelchair friendly

Eumundi Square is a different style of market. Wide concrete paths, plentiful benches and well groomed gardens make shopping a pleasure at this pavilion style market and have attracted some of Eumundi’s classiest stalls and micro-businesses. Over 90 operators have found a permanent home at Eumundi Square whose diverse selection of merchandise includes clothing, art, music, fashion and food. This boutique style shopping makes Eumundi Square a must see on your scenic drive. Eumundi Square is wheelchair friendly and is open 8:00am–1:00pm Wednesday and Saturday and 8:30am–1:30pm Sunday. Eumundi on a Sunday is great....

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Eumundi Parkside Market plays host to a fine selection of jewellery, clothing, skincare, giftware, music and more from around Australia and the world Eumundi Parkside Market is an open-air market made up of more than 80 stalls. The market plays host to a fine selection of jewellery, clothing, skincare, giftware, music and more from around Australia and the world. Once you’ve had your fill of shopping, sample some of the superb food on offer. From skincare and giftware to German sausage and the self proclaimed “best banana smoothie in the world”, you won’t be disappointed with Eumundi Parkside Market. Open 8:00am-1:00pm Wednesday and Saturday.

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Red Desert Gallery specialises in collectable art from the most renowned Australian Aboriginal artists. Red Desert Gallery specialises in collectable art from the most renowned Australian Aboriginal artists. All works are supplied with Certificate of Authenticity and explanation of the painting's story. Please enjoy browsing through our collection. With a regular exhibition program and quality consultancy, Red Desert Gallery is sure to please the most exclusive and corporate clients who appreciate exceptional pieces of contemporary and traditional Australian indigenous art suitable for investment or pleasure.

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Joe’s Waterhole in Eumundi on the Queensland Sunshine Coast is a fair-dinkum Aussie pub There is a something special about country Queensland pubs with their wide balconies, timber lattice work shading dimly lit bars and swirling ceiling fans. Joe’s Waterhole in Eumundi on the Queensland Sunshine Coast is one of these treasures. The pub boasts an air conditioned gaming room and lounge bar, a well stocked bistro, games room and, my favourite, an excellent traditional style public bar. The bar-top is sawn slab polished timber and with the many historic pictures adorning the walls, the pub is a must for those who enjoy fair-dinkum Aussie pubs.

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Sala Thai Restaurant is known for its unforgettable Thai Food dining experience. Sala Thai Restaurant is known for its unforgettable Thai Food dining experience. We offer the best in authentic Thai cooking. If you are looking for the finest dining experience, come to Sala Thai Restaurant - it's the next best thing to flying to Thailand. Our skilled professional staff will always welcome our valuable customers in the traditional Thai hospitality — prompt, efficient, warm, gracious and welcoming. Our restaurant is a consistent favourite among locals and visitors. We always strive to deliver no less than the best service to satisfy our loyal and new customers.

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Eumundi Smokehouse produces handcrafted European continental sausages Eumundi Smokehouse is owned by David Kasmaroski, who produces handcrafted European continental sausages. In operation for 30 years, David is a third generation Polish-Russian sausage maker using methods handed down from his great grandfather. "Everything I make is made by hand; no cereals, binders, no preservatives and I stress NO WATER! The Russian sausage is made with Stolychnaya Vodka." David also has a chilli salami and organic chickens. He soaks the chillies in Brown Brothers port in a vat for a month, then puts them in the sausage and smokes for six weeks. The chickens are drug free, soaked in gin and smoked in juniper. He makes real bacon and ham that will last in your fridge up to two years as there is no water content.

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The Art Bank is the lovechild of Australian/New York artist Margi Lim The Art Bank is the lovechild of Australian/New York artist Margi Lim who has swapped the high life in The Big Apple for a nature-based lifestyle in Eumundi. “We have refitted the historical old sandstone Bank of NSW building on Memorial Drive to be an exciting new gallery,” Margi said. The Art Bank features amazing metaphorical works by internationally-famous Russian-born artist Vladimir Kush, and Margi’s own wildly colourful paintings, silk scarves and illustrations, which wowed audiences at New York’s Aussie Week, "My paintings are created spontaneously rather than methodically,” Margi said. The results are multi-layered, exuberant and kaleidoscopic works of art that are a delight to view.

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Azzuro Restaurant and Caffe Eumundi Azzuro Restaurant and Caffe Eumundi — The beautiful hinterland town of Eumundi offers a peaceful setting for this stylish caffe. Named Azzuro - which is Italian for blue and refers to the Mediterranean Sea - it brings together a myriad of tantalising tastes and aromas from the many countries whose shores touch this sea. Azzurro’s Verandah is hinterland alfresco dining at its best. Featuring rustic Queenslander construction, our venue is spacious and airy. Our restaurant is furnished with oversized timber dining tables for extra elbow room, and steamer chairs so you will be comfortable for long periods of time. Overlooking Caplick Park and surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens, our venue captures the essence of Eumundi. At dusk when a cool breeze blows, one can relax and enjoy a favourite aperitif.

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Australia's finest Chocolatiere Louisa Raven is living her dream at Cocoa Chocolat in Eumundi Welcome to the world of Cocoa Chocolat. Exquisite hand crafted chocolates and truffles. Creating exquisite tasting premium chocolate is an art that requires a combination of passion, dedication and creativity to develop recipes with outstanding flavours which we consider to be the ultimate experience to be enjoyed and savoured. Australia's finest Chocolatiere Louisa Raven is living her dream at Cocoa Chocolat in Eumundi. So come along and watch us making the chocolates and see what we have to offer that is unique and special. 

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All Things Christmas is traditionally known as “the best Christmas store” on the Sunshine Coast
All Things Christmas Eumundi — Situated in the heart of Eumundi, All Things Christmas is traditionally known as “the best Christmas store” on the Sunshine Coast. The charming historic town of Eumundi with its big wide main street and towering heritage-listed fig trees has developed into one of the jewels of the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Eumundi is approximately 140 km from Brisbane. All Things Christmas has a vision of Christmas so we search for the best the world has to offer as well as exquisite gifts. We have unique stock from our home country Australia, Russia, America and Germany. So if you cannot make it to our store in Eumundi you can shop from our online store.

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Exquisite, Unique and Dramatic are some of the adjectives used to describe Tina Cooper's glass sculptures Tina Cooper Gallery — "Exquisite", "Unique" and "Dramatic" are some of the adjectives used to describe Tina Cooper's glass sculptures. One of the leading figures in Australian Studio glass, she uses nature – earth, fire, water and air to create her art, reflecting her passionate relationship with the environment from which she sources her inspiration. Learn more about this talented artist and follow the journey that has led Tina Cooper to be world renowned in her art. Tina Cooper has opened her own prestigious Art Gallery in the quaint Sunshine Coast hinterland township of Eumundi, Queensland, Australia. It features a diverse range of artwork created by leading artists from South East Queensland together with her own unique creations.

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Food @ Eumundi has won multiple awards for their modern Australian cuisine Food @ Eumundi has all the hallmarks of a pleasant dining experience. Good location, well priced menu, quick and friendly service, and most importantly, incredible food. Food @ Eumundi has won multiple awards for their modern Australian cuisine. Scott and Jessica are 5 star hotel trained in London and bring their own unique flair to every dish they prepare.

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Obzhedar (Objets d'art) evolved for its owner, Shelley Evans, from a love of crystals Obzhedar (Objets d'art) evolved for its owner, Shelley Evans, from a love of crystals and morphed into a grotto of delightful healing tools, jewellery, singing bowls and unique gifts. The shop is nestled within the beautiful town of Eumundi in Queensland. Obzhedar is an abyss of shopping heaven if you're looking for something different, handmade - something special. Obzhedar has, over the last year, become well known in the area for its readers who specialise in tarot, psychometry and palmistry. Readers are available from Wednesday through to Sunday. We are also proud to announce that we have recently added astrology to our list of specialist readers at the shop.

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OOPLE is the smallest shop in Eumundi but arguably one of the best for its eclectic assortment of Cute! Oople is the smallest shop in Eumundi but arguably one of the best for its eclectic assortment of Cute! Amazing things to take your mind to another place … a must visit! You won't leave without buying a memento or a gift for someone … this shop is like that! Oople’s assortment of bits and bobs will provide you with the perfect gift for a loved one or an ideal treat for yourself. The collection includes both new and mint condition second hand items such as jewellery, tin toys and beautiful handmade boxes. Find a charming tea set that looks like it comes straight out of an old photo or a stuffed bear that any little girl would love.

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Gridley Homestead is country hospitality at its best. Nestled on the edge of the historic village of Eumundi, Gridley Homestead stands on the site of the first white settler’s slab hut. Gridley Homestead — Nestled on the edge of the historic village of Eumundi, Gridley Homestead stands on the site of the first white settler’s slab hut. It is only a 500m stroll from Eumundi’s famous markets and the centre of town. Lounge on the verandah, relax, look out over the hinterland and soak up the views of Mt. Eerwah and Mt. Cooroy. You will be greeted with a warm welcome and home baked treats. Our chef owner, Damien, prepares a delicious two course breakfast for you to enjoy sourcing his produce locally and organic where possible. He can also cater for and host exclusive dinner parties. This lovely old traditional Queenslander has been restored and extended to include four ensuited guest rooms, each with a veranda view. Simply decorated with a focus on comfort, our affordable rates make it easy for you to enjoy many of the coast’s attractions with a comfortable bed and cozy room waiting for you when you return. Gridley Homestead is country hospitality at its best.

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Jacaranda Creek — Located in the heart of historical Eumundi, this luxury Bed, Breakfast and Farmstay waits the most discerning guest. Jacaranda Creek — Located in the heart of historical Eumundi, this luxury Bed, Breakfast and Farmstay waits the most discerning guest. Situated within minutes of the famous Eumundi markets, this 23 acre working cattle property boasts three homesteads rooms and three large self-contained studios. The property is only 15 minutes from Noosa and offers an array of facilities including tennis court, solar-heated swimming pool and an opportunity to meet and feed the Farmstay animals – Irish Dexter cattle, Alpacas, Shetland Ponies and Chickens.

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