Sunshine Coast hinterland a heaven in the hills

By Explore Travel
Updated March 18 2021 - 1:30am, first published July 18 2020 - 8:00pm
Feel on top of the world in the hinterland of Queensland's Sunshine Coast. Picture: Supplied

When Captain James Cook sailed up the east coast of Australia in 1770, he was so taken with the volcanic mountain range he encountered 1000 kilometres north of Botany Bay that he named it the Glass House Mountains - the shape of the peaks reminded him of glass furnaces back in his native Yorkshire.

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