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Whispering Valley, Maleny Hinterland Accommodation Sunshine Coast
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Phone: +61 (07) 5494 4367
Mobile: 0432 747 500
Post: Whispering Valley Retreat
PO Box 426, Maleny
Sunshine Coast Qld 4552

Things To Do

As hosts, while we live onsite, we keep a fairly low profile, you won’t see us around the cottages unless requested ….but we are around if you need us, even if just for a chat or a bit of local knowledge, donkey feeding or general updates.

Things to do at Whispering Valley

  • Donkey Feeding – our resident donkeys – Tribal, Maggie, Powder Puff, Talls & Boo love a carrot or two
  • Feed Truffles and Pita our resident cows
  • Pick seasonal lemons, avocados, macadamia nuts on the walk around the property
  • Bush walk along property trails or adjoining state forest
  • Picnic at the dam – pack your goodies and head down to the damn cross over the bridge and find the perfect picnic table and lovers swing
  • Orienteering – interesting things around the property to find
  • Book an in room massage
Escape to Whispering Valley Maleny

Whispering Valley Wildlife

Private, beautiful, peaceful our unique property Whispering Valley is where the bush meets the rainforest.

Things To Do

In the Air: Birds our unique setting attracts bush and rainforest birds, easily viewed from the deck or while strolling around the property. Binoculars and references books are provided in each cottage.

On the Ground:  We have an abundance of animals including a range of Marsupials, Mammals & Reptiles. Wallabies, Donkeys and Koalas, just to name a few.

In the Water:  A variety of fish, frogs and yabbies inhabit the dam.


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  • Food & Coffee
  • Markets
  • National Parks & Waterfalls
  • Tourist Parks/Attractions

Our Resident Donkeys


Do you love animals? Have you ever had the chance to feed a donkey? We have several resident donkey’s who just love pats, and love feeding time even more! We’d love for you to share your photos taken with our donkeys, find us on Instagram and then post to our page with #donkey


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Australia Day Event: 26 January annually
A citizenship ceremony followed by a sport and rec expo featuring many clubs and groups from the local area is held each year at the Maleny Showgrounds.

Bunya Dreaming: 26 January annually
Bunya Dreaming is run on an annual basis every Australia Day. It occurs when the bunyas are in full fruit and ripe for sharing.


Flame Hill Vineyard and Restaurant at Montville hosts the ‘Stomp’ festival in February each year to celebrate the conclusion of another successful harvest and vintage.


Maleny Film Festival: The Maleny Film Society’s annual Australian Film Festival is held  each year at the Maleny Community Centre in Maple Street. The link to the Maleny Film Society provides information about fortnightly screenings and special events

Kenilworth Cheese, Wine and Food Festival:
Located in the area of Kenilworth Park and the Cheese Factory in Kenilworth, visitors indulge in the best bounty in the heart of the Mary Valley.


Sunshine Coast Ukulele Festival: Come and enjoy individual artists and groups when Sunshine Coast Ukulele Masters presents this festival in the hinterland town of Kenilworth.

Anzac Day Services: 25 April annually
ANZAC Day Commemorative Services are held each year on 25 April.


Maleny Wood Expo: Labour Day long weekend annually
Held in May each year at the Maleny Showgrounds, the Wood Expo is designed to promote sustainable use of our beautiful native timbers through the work of local and regional wood artisans. The Expo is recognised as one of the best wood shows in Australia.

Maleny Show: The Maleny Show Society brings you the Sunshine Coast Hinterland’s premier Agricultural Show.


Gardening on The Edge:
Gardening on the Edge is a Garden Trail and Garden Market providing an opportunity for locals and visitors to the area to see a number of beautiful gardens at the one time and to attend the Garden Market at the Maleny Showgrounds.


Knitfest is an exciting weekend Yarn & Fibre Arts Festival. See the main street of Maleny come alive with yarnbombing. Enjoy competitions, workshops, guest speakers, trade and market stalls.

Muscle on the Mountain
A great event held at the Maleny Showgrounds with plenty of vehicles to look at and drool over. A must for car buffs.


Maleny Music Festival
This family friendly festival is renowned for its relaxed, intimate and casual atmosphere. You will enjoy acoustic based acts, dance bands, comedy, poetry, workshops and street entertainment, food and market stalls.


Maleny Music Festival
This family friendly festival is renowned for its relaxed, intimate and casual atmosphere. You will enjoy acoustic based acts, dance bands, comedy, poetry, workshops and street entertainment, food and market stalls.


Maleny Lions Mountain View Challenge
The Maleny Blackall Range Lions stage this event in spring each year to raise funds for medical research and to provide keen runners the opportunity to compete on a challenging but scenic circuit.


Handmade in Maleny – Christmas Fair
Hosted by the Maleny Arts and Crafts Group this event is held annually in the Maleny Community Centre, Maple Street, Maleny. Come and do your Christmas Shopping early or treat yourself!


Maleny Street Christmas Carnival
An event full of great food stalls, local talented musicians, fun rides and activities for the kids. Hosted by Maleny Maple Street close to Christmas each year.

Woodford Folk Festival: 27 December, 2018 – 1 January, 2019
The Woodford Folk Festival is held annually over six days and six nights. The festival programme features concerts, dances, street theatre, writers’ panels, film festival, comedy sessions, acoustic jams, social dialogue and debate, folk medicine, an entire children’s festival, an environmental programme featuring talks, debates and films, art and craft workshops, circus performances and workshops, late night cabarets, parades and special events.