It's not hard to fall in love with the Sunshine Coast. Lucky for us at Mandolin Resort, we are only a few steps from the pristine Alexandra Headlands where you can bury your feet in the sad or enjoy the waves with sub tropical temperatures making swimming all year round a favourite for many visitors. There is more to the Sunshine Coast than the beautiful coastline which boasts a collection of Queensland's most popular beaches. If you head inland, there are some beautiful mountains and walking treks accessible to adventure which provide some of the most spectacular views and sights that encapsulate the beauty of the Sunshine Coast. Mandolin Resort is only a matter of minutes drive to one of the Sunshine Coast's favourite sites, Buderim Forest Waterfalls. Emmerse yourself in nature and enjoy a day in a unique environment during your stay.

Buderim Forest Waterfalls

A 10 minute drive from Mandolin Resort will take you to the suburb of Buderim, a quaint little town that boasts an array of boutique shops and cafes amongst a canopy of trees. Hidden less than a kilometre from Buderim Village is Buderim Forest Waterfalls. This is a 45 hectare secluded oasis, hidden on the northern side of Buderim,is a rainforest world of tall trees, ferns, babbling waterfalls, cascades and bird calls.The falls were a favourite recreational place for the region's indigenous people and have been unofficially named “Serenity Falls”, but are widely known as the Buderim Falls. Wandering along the bush pathways that lead to Buderim Falls is a magical experience, and it is worth stopping to listen to the quiet babble of the creek and call of the native birds.

How to get there: Access to the waterfalls can be by either the lower Lindsay road entry or the upper quam quorn close entry.
Be one with nature and enjoy the trail down to the waterfalls, and capture the real essence of natural besauty amongst the tranquil rainforest. Don't forget to pack some food and water, you'll want to spend hours exploring or simplying sitting in one of the areas near the waterfalls taking in the sights of the forest of trees that blanket this pristine park.

We hope you get to enjoy some of the great offerings of the Sunshine Coast that take you away from the hustle and bustle, and reengage yourself with some of the natural beauties on offer and make you fall in love with our beautiful region.

  • What: quaint town with boutique shops and cafes among a canopy of trees.