PERCHED HIGH ON THE BLACKALL RANGE IN THE SUNSHINE COAST’S HINTERLAND, A WALK DOWN MONTVILLE’S MAIN STREET FEELS LIKE A STEP BACK IN TIME.
Just a short drive north-west from Montville’s Main Street, you’ll spot the bright red Flame Hill Vineyard through the lush green trees before you see it. Taking advantage of the rich soil and native flora, Flame Hill offers fine dining, wine tastings and a cellar filled with wines, condiments and relishes straight from the farm. Other Montville wine options include Mason Wines and Castle Glen, which can be found in Montville Cellars. A rainforest mountain range, a stunning dam and a national park complete with a cascading waterfall – these are just some of the natural wonders that are easily accessible from Montville. Hikers can find adventure along the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk (a range of experiences can be enjoyed along this 58km trail, from half-day walks to three-day walks with camps), day trippers will love Kondalilla Falls, while art-buffs will gravitate to the various Montville galleries. Rich mountainous farmlands and a temperate climate create the perfect conditions for local farmers to grow the freshest, tastiest produce and Montville’s many restaurants certainly make the most of it. Whether it’s breakfast with a view at panoramic Altitude Café or a hearty stew at Gypsy’s Table, Montville’s dining options boast homegrown produce served with a side of small town hospitality – a combination that can’t be beaten.