Nambour is a town in southeast Queensland about 100 km north of Brisbane, with a population of approximately 12,000 people. It is located at the foot of the Blackall Ranges in Maroochy Shire. This part of Queensland is called the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Industries include tourism, sugar, tropical fruits and macadamia nuts. Nambour is more of a business and services centre than a tourist town.

Get in and around

By air

The nearest and most convenient airport is the Sunshine Coast Airport at Marcoola, near Maroochydore. Tel: +61-7-5453-1500. Next closest is Brisbane International Airport.

By public transport

Nambour falls into Zone 17 of South-East Queensland's TransLink integrated public transport system. More information on this system can be found at their .

By train

Nambour is serviced by Queensland Rail CityTrain and TravelTrain services on the North Coast Line. In Australia, phone 13 16 17. is centrally located and most bus service pass the station. Nambour is on the northern most point of the Brisbane metropolitan train. You don't need a reservation to get this train to Nambour, and serves depart every hour or so.

By bus

Sunbus runs various routes between Nambour and Noosa and the Sunshine Coast, one via Eumundi.







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The town of Eumundi, 20 km west of Noosa, is about a 30 minute drive from Nambour.


Yandina is about a 20 minute drive from Nambour.

Further afield

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