Crystal Waters Eco Village is set in 650 acres of bushland at the headwaters of the Mary River, only 26kms from Maleny. The privately owned village includes residential and cooperatively owned commercial properties designed along Permaculture principles, and is home to a wide variety of local flora and fauna. The Crystal Waters Community Cooperative is the social and economic arm of the village management and provides facilities for visitors to participate in and experience the village life.
Visiting Crystal Waters
To appreciate what Crystal Waters has to offer, we recommend taking a guided tour, or staying with one of our accommodation providers. These include the Village Camping Area, a great place to get away, which has camping, bunkhouse and cabin options. Click here to make a booking.
Please check out our visitors guide for important information and directions. Crystal Waters is also a wildlife sanctuary and has a policy of “No Dogs or Cats allowed”, as such please be aware when you are visiting Crystal Waters of this policy. Many species of Birds as well s Kangaroos and Wallabies abound on the Crystal Waters property.
Important – Most GPS systems direct you to take Postman’s track. This is a narrow, steep and dangerous road. We strongly recommend you take the Maleny-Kenilworth road option instead!
Upcoming Events – See Permaculture design Course below
The Deck and the Village Green allow Crystal Waters to host great touring and local acts, festivals and markets. Check out the Events page for a rundown on what’s coming up soon.
* The Crystal Waters Markets are held on the first Saturday Morning of every month except January.
Next Market, Saturday March 1St 8am to 1pm
Please see details on The Crystal Waters Monthly Markets here. Nearest Eftpos: Conondale store, 9km.
The wood-fired sourdough bakery is open EVERY Saturday from 8am-1pm for bread, coffee and pastries.
So if you’re nearby, pop in for a pleasant morning with the locals supping a great coffee and munching on one of Les’ extraordinary sourdough croissants.
Permaculture Design Course April 2014
Crystal Waters Permaculture Design Course + PLUS* 20th April to 2nd May
Learn Permaculture from three of Australia’s foremost Permaculture educators while experiencing eco-village living at the UNESCO award-winning Crystal Waters Permaculture Village.
Led by Max Lindegger
Permaculture Design ~ Crystal Waters, Qld
Guest Presenters: Morag Gamble and Robyn Clayfield