Kin Kin is a quaint town located in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, 40 minutes drive from Noosa Heads. It’s an area well known for its art scene and great food and the drive there will give you a feel for the wonderful scenery surrounding the area. Kin Kin is an aboriginal word referring to a small black ant that was common in the area. So common they named it twice!
Kin Kin began its days as a timber town and was famous because of its much sought after cedars and eucalypts. In later years it became a perfect area for dairy farming.
Nowadays many artists reside in the area including an artist who makes all his pieces from recycled metals. Kin Kin is also an area that has become synonymous with health and wellbeing with a well known health retreat and a massage school calling the area home. Kin Kin tea (a herbal drop) is also produced in the region.
Kin Kin is also close to a series of tracks and trails called the Noosa Network Trail. Hikers, mountain bike riders and horse riders are all able to use the tracks.
Kin Kin is a small Queensland Rural Location within the local government area of Noosa, it is located approximately 135kms from the capital Brisbane covering an area of 98.573 square kilometres. Kin Kin has a recorded population of 764 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone Australia/Brisbane.
If you are planning a visit to Kin Kin we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Kin Kin and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.