Getting to Wattle Gully Retreat

From Brisbane follow the Bruce Highway north and take the Australia Zoo turnoff and keep going through to Landsborough.

If you are driving from the North take the Landsborough exit off the Bruce Highway at Caloundra overpass.

  • Turn into Landsborough and cross over the railway lines and proceed up the mountain to Maleny
  • Proceed through the township of Maleny heading towards Kenilworth.
  • About 8 kms from Maleny you will find the Witta Road turnoff.
  • Turn into Witta Road and follow it to the Sportsground and Cemetery corner.
  • On the corner of Witta Road and Cooke Road you will find Ansell Road (our road).
  • Wattle Gully Retreat reception is located at 158 Ansell Road, Witta behind the Farmhouse.
  • GPS setting – Corner Witta Road and Ansell Road, Witta.

Wattle Gully is located in the picturesque Blackall Ranges with the Glasshouse Mountains as its neighbour.

Out and About

Nearby, the villages of Maleny and Montville offer:

  • Wineries for lunch and wine tasting
  • Speciality cheese and ice cream tasting outlets
  • Antique stores and art galleries
  • Maleny Weekend Craft Market (every Sunday morning) – RSL Hall
  • Witta Farmer’s Markets (third Saturday of each month) – Old Witta School
  • Restaurants and Devonshire Teas
  • Lake Baroon Dam for sailing and canoeing
  • Gardner’s Falls, a popular local swimming spot
  • Mary Cairncross Park for rainforest walks and views of the Glasshouse Mountains
  • Ballooning over the Glasshouse Mountains
  • Dairy Farm Tours (daily at 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm and 2:30pm, closed on Sundays)
  • Australia Zoo
  • Strawberry Farms – pick your own – seasonal from July to October – Beerwah area

Local Restaurants

  • Witta General Store Licensed Café and Functions ( – 54944411 – 5 minutes drive
  • Maleny has a selection of different cuisines available (see “where to eat” at – 10 minutes drive

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