Surround yourself with green rolling hills and breathtaking coastal views by taking a short drive up the range to the gorgeous village of Mapleton. Grab a bite to eat at the local tavern or a cup of coffee at one of the quaint cafes along the hilltop. A ‘must see’ while you’re in town is the spectacular Mapleton Falls located in a national park just a short drive away. There are a number of day walks to do in the park where you can enjoy the beauty of the rainforest with all its birdlife.
And a bit of trivia for those who enjoy a good story or two, each year Mapleton hosts a Yarn Festival which involves spinners of tall tales and true stories gathering to celebrate the art of the Aussie bush ballad.
Mapleton is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Sunshine Coast in Queensland, it is located approximately 95kms from the capital Brisbane and extends over an area of 13.422 square kilometres. Mapleton has a recorded population of 1564 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone Australia/Brisbane.
If you are planning a visit to Mapleton we’ve put together some of the things 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 Mapleton and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.