Explore the hinterland townships of Kandanga, Pomona, Kin Kin, Rainbow Beach and Eumundi, boasting delicious eateries, micro-breweries and the famous Eumundi Markets. Drive a little further and discover Noosa and the many stunning beaches of the Sunshine Coast, all under an hour’s drive from the Festival.
An hour east of Gympie you can access the incredible water ways, fishing spots and beaches of Tin Can Bay, Cooloola Cove and Rainbow Beach. It is also the gateway to the rainforests and white beaches of World Heritage Listed Fraser Island. August is also a great time to see the Whales in the beautiful waters off Hervey Bay.