Yandina known as 'Ginger Town' just up the road from Nambour, in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, boasts some of the most beautiful country in Queensland.
Yandina lies just to the north of Nambour, the centrally-located retail and service town for the central Sunshine Coast hinterland which is so rich in natural rainforest parks and reserves. Native animals such as kangaroos, koalas and wombats, which can often be elusive in the wild, are on constant show.
Yandina is situated directly along the Bruce Highway. Yandina Station on the Nambour and Gympie North Line has passenger train services to Brisbane. There are local buses available to Yandina.
Buderim Ginger Factory, the largest ginger factory in the Southern Hemisphere. Access is free, however optional activities including train tours do cost money. Also availible are various rides, shops and tours inside the complex. A must try is the locally famous ginger icecreams, which come in a variety of flavours.
The Yandina Markets are great place to get fresh local produce, local crafts and second hand goods. They take place every Saturday 7am to 12pm, at the Yandina sports grounds, off the Bruce highway.