Flaxton

Flaxton is a small town in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland in Queensland, Australia, near the more famous Montville and Maleny, in the northern part of the Blackall Ranges. There are excellent views of the Sunshine Coast from many places.

Get in

By car

From Brisbane go over the Gateway Bridge and through the toll leading onto the Bruce Highway. Follow the signs to the Sunshine Coast. After 10 km take the Glass House Mountains exit on the left (there is a big brown sign mentioning Beerburrum, Maleny and Landsborough). Then look for the signs for Maleny as you transit Landsborough and begin the climb up a steep road into the Blackall Ranges towards Maleny, Montville and Mapleton. After Maleny, follow the signs towards Montville and Mapleton. Be aware that the Sunshine Coast is a popular weekend getaway for Brisbanites, so expect a slightly longer drive in this direction on a Friday afternoon. You will also have to pay the toll on the Gateway Bridge as you leave south Brisbane.

By train

The nearest train station is at Landsborough . Queensland Rail (QR) Tel: 13 16 17.

By air

The nearest and most convenient airport (about a 45 minute drive from Flaxton) is the Sunshine Coast Airport at Marcoola. Next closest is Brisbane International Airport, slightly more than 90 minutes away by road.

Get around

Flaxton and the other communities of the Blackall Ranges are spread out over a fairly large area. You'll need a car to enjoy your stay here.

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