Nambour is a town in southeast Queensland about 100 km north of Brisbane, with a population of approximately 12,000 people. It is located at the foot of the Blackall Ranges in Maroochy Shire. This part of Queensland is called the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Industries include tourism, sugar, tropical fruits and macadamia nuts. Nambour is more of a business and services centre than a tourist town.
Nambour is serviced by Queensland Rail  CityTrain and TravelTrain services on the North Coast Line. In Australia, phone 13 16 17. is centrally located and most bus service pass the station. Nambour is on the northern most point of the Brisbane metropolitan train. You don't need a reservation to get this train to Nambour, and serves depart every hour or so.
Sunbus runs various routes between Nambour and Noosa and the Sunshine Coast, one via Eumundi.
Buderim Ginger Factory - 50 Pioneer Road, Yandina, about a 20 minute drive from Nambour. Tel: +61-7-5446-7096. Unusual theme park based on ginger. Cane Train through rainforest a boat ride witrh animated characters various rides and features to entertain children. Claims to be biggest selection of ginger products anywhere in the world. Cafe for meals & snacks. Home made ginger ice-cream in various varieties. Free admission, but charges for the train rides, boat rides, and tours.
Eumundi Markets - located in the town of Eumundi, 20 km west of Noosa, about a 30 minute drive from Nambour. Tel: +61-7-5442-7106. One of Queensland's leading tourist attractions since 1979, held every Saturday and Wednesday. Arts, crafts, music, street entertainers, food, atmosphere.
Spirit House Restaurant and Cooking School - 20 Ninderry Road, Yandina, about 20 minutes outside Nambour. Tel: +61-7-5446-8977. Well-reviewed Asian food in tropical garden setting, with many of the spices grown on the premises. Cooking-related gift shop.