Things to do 


Monica's Cafe


Maleny - $$

A selection of fresh locally sourced bites. Enjoy a balanced menu of healthy, innovative and indulgent foods. Amazing mismatched decor and vibe. Gluten Free and Vegan options available.

Shotgun Espresso


Maleny - $$$

Healthy, delicious and ethically sourced food & coffee. Free range meats (RSPCA approved) & eggs; A seasonal menu with salad greens that includes herbs and vegetables grown and harvested from their home garden; Avoiding non-ethical products when possible and Sourcing great local produce.

Little May Espresso


Montville- $$

Simple small menu using local and organic produce. A range of great simple food from french toast to breakfast gnocchi

Brouhaha Brewery


Maleny - $$

A modest, no-fuss brewery where high quality craft beer met with fresh, local produce. A delicious selection of well presented starters, burgers, pizzas and mains served in a vibing brewery setting



Palmwoods- $$

A very popular and well known choice on the coast. Indonesian and Malaysian street food-inspired menu. Full bar which includes a selection of craft beers on tap or by the bottle. Vegan menu available.

FlameHill Winery


Montville - $$

Flame Hill Deck and Terrace is the ultimate paddock-to-plate experience, growing and raising much of their own produce. Flame Hill wines are 100% estate-grown. Locally-sourced seasonal ingredients supplement that which can’t be produced on-farm, and paired with the stunning rolling green hills and sea view in backdrop to their vines.

Rick's Garage


Palmwoods - $$

Inspired by the charm and pit-stop nature of classic Route 66 American diners, this is a must do just for the photos! Often attracting polished Harley's and Hot Rods parked out the front. Known for their wings, burgers onion rings and shakes!

Poet's Cafe


Montville- $$$

Legendary Poets Cafe of Montville evokes the great tradition of European cafe life. expanded cafe menu. There are all the 'usuals' like burgers, sandwiches and salads with a few more abstract offerings like curry of the day, pies, steaks and pastas. Beautiful views of the coastline.

Montville Cafe Bar and Grill


Montville - $$

Located on Main Street, at the top end of Montville village, you will find a black & white Tudor building complete with landscaped beer garden.

They offer great food & entertainment, as well as a traditional Montville restaurant atmosphere. The menu designed to please all tastes and budgets. From succulent steaks to sensational seafood, and yummy desserts.



Maleny Lane

Eat around the world at this funky food lane-way

Lane way - Maleny

Local food, live music and good vibes. Definitely a hidden gem in the Hinterlands. 

Gardeners Falls

A Must see for a quick swim 

Waterfall/walk - Maleny

A stunning waterfall amoungst the local native rain forest only 15 mintues from Ananda Eco House. 

Kondalilla Falls

Must do for avid hikers and nature lovers 

Waterfall/Walk - Montville 

A well known nature hike with stunning views and spectacular waterfalls. Go for a dip in the rock pools. 

Mary Carincross Scenic Reserve 

Peaceful walking tracks and boardwalks 

Reserve/Walk - Maleny 

55 Hectares of subtropical rainforest overlooking the glass house mountains. Mountain View Cafe also on site. 

Lake Baroon 

Great spot for a picnic and swim 

Lake - Montville

Swim, boat, fish or just take in the views at Lake Baroon. Only 7 minute drive from Ananda Eco House. 

Maleny Daires 

Fun for the whole family

Dairy - Maleny

Showcasing and selling their dairy products on site. Educational food tourism experience allowing you to try and buy a range of products. 

Maleny Cheese

Fun for the whole family

Factory- Maleny

Award winning family owned and operated business committed to sustainability. Tours operate daily.

Maleny Botanic Gardens and Birdworld

Birds, nature and the great outdoors

Bontanic Gardens - Maleny

Over 6kms of parthways through the gardens, exotic birds and onsite cafe. 

Beer and Wine Tasting

Great way to spend a day! 

Wineries - Maleny/Montville

There are various wineries located around Ananda Eco House. These include Flame Hill Vineyard, The Barrel at Clouds Vineyard and Brouhaha Brewery. 

Maleny Chocolate Factory

Chocolate Heaven just minutes away!

Chocolate factory/store - Maleny

Producing delicious chocolate only 20 minute drive from Ananda. Taste testing and workshops available.