The Range Croquet Club

THE RANGE CROQUET CLUB

Maleny : plays Thursdays & Sundays 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Richochet is played on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Tuesdays at 9:30 am at the Maleny Showgrounds. Coaching is held Saturdays 8 am to 10 am (though alternative times can be arranged with the Coach). We regularly play social games and tournaments. Facilities include two full size lawns. Mallets are available for visitors use if required.

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Kondalilla National Park Walks

Kondalilla Falls

Kondalilla National Park (327 ha) derives its name from an Aboriginal word meaning rushing waters.  Kondalilla Falls, where Skene Creek drops 90 metres into a valley of rainforest, is a spectacular sight.  Check out Walks – Kondalilla National Park.

Picnic Creek circuit 1.7 km.  Allow 45 min to 1 hour from the picnic area.  Class 3 track – Moderate

This easy walk crosses Picnic Creek (400 m), passes through tall eucalypt forest and patches of wet sclerophyll – a mix of eucalypt and rainforest species.  Enjoy views over the valley from a lookout point.

Kondalilla Falls circuit 4.7 km.  Allow 1.5 – 2 hours from the picnic area.  Class 4 track – Moderate to Hard.

This walk follows the Picnic Creek circuit down the escarpment and includes a lookout with views of Kondalilla Falls.  A reasonable level of fitness required – uphill section with over 150 steps.  It winds down through the rainforest to the base of the waterfall and continues back up the ridge where you can see emergent bunya pines with their distinctive symmetrical dome shapes.  The walk then brings you to the rock pool above the waterfall on Skene Creek.  Continue back up the escarpment to Picnic Creek circuit back to the picnic area.

Remember:  Wear sturdy, enclosed boots or shoes.  Surfaces can be slippery.  Carry drinking water.  Plan to complete your walk well before dark.  Wear a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.  Stay on marked tracks.  Use a map or track guide.  Ensure an experienced adult accompanies children.  Obey all safety and warning signs.  Take a charged mobile phone.  Accidents have happened, even to experienced bushwalkers.  In case of emergency try calling 000 or 112 if you are experiencing bad reception.  Domestic animals are not permitted on the walks.

Kondalilla Walking Map

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Friends of Beerwah Library

Welcome to the Maleny Info Centre featured Community Group, as listed in Discover Our Community on the website http://maleny.qld.au/discover-community/.
Friends of Beerwah Library

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You are invited to join a group of enthusiastic people who provide support to Beerwah Library, a focal point for local community social interaction. The Friends of the Beerwah Library form an important link between the library and the community and they help to promote a sense of ownership of the library within the community. As a Friend of the Beerwah Library you will join a group that loves reading, libraries, new technology and being an active part of the local community.

Address: 25 Peachester Road, Beerwah, Qld 4519 /

Phone: 07 5475 8989

Senior Citizens

SENIOR CITIZENS

Held every Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 8:30 am till 11:30 am.
The Verandah Room,
Maleny Community Centre,
23 Maple Street.

The Senior Citizens Maleny offers a variety of activities including indoor bowls, card games, regular day trips and yearly get-away’s.

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The Durundur Railway

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From Brisbane, head north to Caboolture.  Woodford is is 27 km west of Caboolture on the D’Aguilar Highway.  When you arrive at Woodford, simply turn at the water tower and look for our station in Margaret Street.  Picnic and BBQ facilities available on site.

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The Durundur Railway Brochure

 

May not open when Easter or New Year’s Day occur on the 1st or 3rd Sunday – call or check the web site.

Note:  Our museum and exhibits are still in the developmental stage.  Australian Narrow Gauge Railway Museum Society (ANGRMS) reserves the right to substitute a heritage diesel loco or cancel the service due to fire bans, loco failure or other things beyond our control.

Phone our recorded information service on 07 5496 1976 or for further information phone 07 3848 3769 daily between 7 pm and 9 pm.

The official Australian Narrow Gauge Railway Museum Society website – 

Welcome to ANGRMS and its services, including The Woodford Railway which we operate at Woodford, Queensland.

On the site you’ll find a short profile of the Society, details of our open days, photographs and information on our collection, the latest news of Society activities, sales, bridal train and industry information, links to other sites of interest, and an open invitation for you to visit ANGRMS one Sunday at our steam site in Margaret Street, Woodford.

Passenger are on first and third Sundays of each month from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (Last train departs 3:45 pm). The Woodford Lions Country Market also occurs on the third Sunday of each month.

Brisbane Bus Lines provide Sunday services to Woodford on their Brisbane-Murgon Service… arriving Woodford 9:35 am and returning 4:15 pm.

ANGRMS member, Bill Blannin, has contributed 40 years’ worth of photos, memories of many events in ANGRMS’ history.

Visit the Storey Brook Cottage for tea, lunch or an overnight stay – located at the end of our line in Woodford.

Recent Books

  • Built by Bundaberg Foundry, ANGRMS’ latest book, was written by John Browning and Brian Webber. Order from Sales Department at PO Box 428, Clayfield, QLD 4011 for AUD $22.50 plus P&P.
  • Westerner newspaper article celebrating 100 years of rail in Woodford and the launch of Brian Weber’s book:The Railways of Caboolture, Woodford and Kilcoy. Order from Sales Department at PO Box 428, Clayfield, QLD 4011 for AUD $19.95 including P&P in Australia.

For more information, click here to go to the ANGRMS’ website.

CROSS TRAINING

Cross Training.
Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, from 5:45am till 6:30am.
Located at the San Training Centre, 1471 Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah QLD 4519.

45 min High intensity class incorporating designed to challenge all aspects of your fitness and burn calories and improve functional strength. Minimum Age is 16.

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Maleny Finbars

 

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Finbar’s – Offering a comfortable environment and great live entertainment on weekends, it is the perfect place to get a drink or have a bite to eat on your own or with friends and family.  Licenced.  Delicious wood fired pizza by Jen, in an enjoyable Irish themed setting.

Telephone:  07 5494 2499

Specialities:  Dinner & Drinks (full wine, spirits and draught beer range.)

Takes Reservations; Walk-Ins Welcome; Good for Groups; Take Out.

Parking on the Street and in their Parking Lot.

For more information, click here to go to Jens Woodfired Pizza Facebook page.

Vinnies Landsborough

Welcome to the Maleny Info Centre featured Community Group, as listed in Discover Our Community on the website http://maleny.qld.au/discover-community/.

Vinnies Landsborough

Landsborough

Part of the St Vincent De Paul Society.

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am to 3:30 pm, Saturday 9 am to 12 noon.

Closed on: All public holidays.

The St Vincent de Paul Society’s members and volunteers reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops.

Address: Shop 1 / 44 Cribb Street, Landsborough Qld 4550 / Phone: 07 5494 8935 / Email: landsborough.shop@svdpqld.org.au

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TAI CHI

Tai Chi.
Every Wednesday, from 9:30am till 10:30am.
Located at the Lift Gallery, 926 Maleny – Montville Rd, Balmoral QLD 4552.

Lift Gallery activities: Join Tai Chi instructor Lorri Sheldon on Wednesdays at Lift Gallery, 926 Maleny-Montville Road, Maleny between 9:30 am and 10:30 am. These classes are for people who have done some Tai Chi before. The cost is $9.00 per class. If you are a beginner and want to learn Tai Chi please ring Lorri on 0428 393 212 or leave your name and phone number at Lift to organise a time for the class.

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Ride on Mary – Kayak and Bike Hire

Ride on Mary – Kayak & Bike Hire – Bush Cabin Adventure Stay:  Explore the Mary River and Mary Valley in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, itineraries and custom-made adventures to suit any level of fitness and budget.

We’re flexible… whether you have only a few hours to spare, or want an epic full day adventure, we will provide! Rather than tell you what you can hire and when, we ‘ll discuss what you’d like to do and give you the benefit of local knowledge and plenty of options to make sure your visit to the Mary Valley is just what you want! We want to make sure you maximise your visit. Why not talk to us about how your kayak and bike hire can fit in around textother Mary Valley highlights?

 Cycling – Excellent riding in the Mary Valley:  Whatever your riding preference – road, forest, downhill, single track, X country – you’ll find the Mary Valley has it all! Our bike hire includes mountain bikes, comprehensive maps of tracks and routes for all levels and styles, and safety gear.

Kayaking – Mary River, Yabba Creek & Lake Borumba:  Hire our sit on top kayaks (singles or doubles) or bring your own kayaks or canoes. We can organise drop off and pick up on over a 100kms of water ways. From flat water to grade 1-2 rapids, we’ll find you a stretch of river to suit. Safety gear supplied.  Benefit from extensive local knowledge of the river systems, and updates on river flows and heights.

Twilight Kayak – Platypus & wildlife spotting from $35 per person:  A gentle slow paddle through a beautiful part of the Yabba creek to some secret haunts of the elusive Platypus. While on the creek, experience animals settling in for the night and the nocturnal creatures waking up, and relax as you glide through calm tranquil waters.

Enjoy the meditative tranquility of twilight on a non-energetic short paddle down the picturesque Yabba Creek, get close to nature as the nocturnal animals awaken and search for their night time feed. Experience the incredible opportunity of getting up close in the water to the elusive and shy platypus.  Minimum of two people and maximum of four on this tour.

Back to basics Bush Cabin Adventure Stays from $50 per person/per night:  Set in 10 acres of native eucalypt forest, with abundant birds and wildlife, this rustic eco cabin is a great escape! There is only one cabin on the property and you will be the only group, assuring your privacy.

Inclusive of towels & linen. Explore on site bush walks, mountain bike tracks and secluded forest. Free frisbee golf. Accommodation from $50 per person per night (minimum 2 persons or $100 per night)

Kayak hire from $40 half day:  Drop off & pick up service from $30, even if you have your own kayak.Maps, helmets & lifejackets provided.  Free lift back to your vehicle.

Mountain Bike hire from $30 full day:  Maps & helmets provided

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For more information, click here to go to the Ride on Mary website.