Nambour Heritage Walking Tour and Sound Trail

Moreton Central Sugar Mill complex, Nambour, ca 1925. Image courtesy Picture Sunshine Coast.

Moreton Central Sugar Mill complex, Nambour, ca 1925. Image courtesy Picture Sunshine Coast.

Walk the streets of Nambour and step back in time as you take in a snapshot of the area’s rich historical landscape. Touching on major events that helped build the well-known character of Nambour such as early European settlement and the sugar cane industry, you will gain an insight into the past, and how it has shaped the present.

Meet in front of the Eddie De Vere building, 130-134 Currie Street Nambour, 10am – 11am on October 21. Remember to wear suitable shoes, take a hat and a bottle of water on all walking tours. Bookings are required for this event.

There is also a GPS activated Nambour ‘Soundtrail’, which features 18 stories of Nambour told by locals including Bob Collins, June Upton, Brent Miller, Lyndon Davis and many more.

Narrated by Powderfinger’s John Coghill and with a cool soundtrack from musicians Lee Hardisty and Leon Tussy. Visit significant sites in Nambour and learn about the history of the town.

Simply download the app (via the App Store or Google Play) onto your Smartphone or iPad, see yourself on a GPS map and walk freely in and out of sound fields.

For bookings and info check out: www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au