Nambour is a large provincial town 106 miles north of Brisbane, just off the Bruce Highway and inland from Maroochydore. Nambour Hospital serves the Sunshine Coast region. Nambour is home to the Big Pineapple.
The annual Queensland Garden Expo at Nambour brings visitors from throughout south-east Queensland.
Sunshine Coast Railway Modellers Society Inc Mini Railway Club. SCRMS has a track in Nambour with club meetings and public running days each month offering rides and light refreshments. Locos include both steam, petrol and electrically driven units.