Whether you want to have some good old fashioned country fun, tuck into a hearty pub lunch, quench your thirst with some local craft brews or get back to basics with a camping trip, the Scenic Rim has got you and your dad sorted this Father’s Day.
There are so many options to spoil your dad in the Scenic Rim.
1. Have a day of family fun on the farm
If the man in your life fancies himself as a bit of a legend in his own lunchtime, this might just be the perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day.
Father’s Day family fun on Tommerup’s Farm (1 September) will offer hours of good old fashioned fun for the whole family to celebrate.
Contest the Farmers Challenge trophy, feed the farm animals, dine from the Abbiocco Food Truck and the classic Darlington State School vintage cake stall, drink local beers and wines, kick back and relax to live music and stock up on Tommerup’s own goodies from the farm larder.
2. Quench dad’s thirst
Does your dad like a nice cold beer? We’ve got some beautiful craft breweries in the Scenic Rim. Sit back and enjoy a brew or two, and a good chat with your dad.
Maybe beer isn’t your dad’s thing. That’s okay! We’ve got some great wine and spirits on offer, and even a local coffee plantation on Tamborine Mountain, where he can get a brew of a different kind.
Be sure to phone ahead to book your spot! Other dads might have the same idea.
3. Treat dad early! Take him to the Boonah Legends Pro-am
Take dad along to the Boonah Golf Club’s first pro-am in 23 years! Tee-off is from 6.30am, 29 August and the event is free to watch.
Pull up your camping chair or picnic blanket to see 60 professional golfers including Rodger Davis, David Merriman, Michael Long, Tim Elliott, Brad Burns, Michael Harwood, Ossie Moore, Terry Price and Richard Backwell battle it out against each other and play with some of the locals as well.
Bring your appetite, too! They’ll have Hot Dang Burgers & Dogs, Made with Love coffee van, Bunjurgen Estate Vineyards wine and Summer Land Camels on site, and the Clubhouse will be open, offering full bar and bistro services if you want a schooner or a meal.
4. Relax beside the creek
Let the team at O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards do all the hard work for you this Father’s Day. The only decision you’ll have to make is choosing between a gourmet father’s day picnic basket or an indulgent lunch at the Vintage Restaurant.
5. Take dad camping
There are so many opportunities to get back to basics with a camping trip in the Scenic Rim.
Binna Burra Lodge is offering special events, activities and prices exclusively for those who book at the Rainforest Campsite for the Father’s Day weekend. Find out more here.
6. Shout dad a pub lunch
You’ll be spoilt for choice if you want to take dad for a pub lunch in the Scenic Rim! We’ve got fair dinkum country pubs aplenty. Be sure to book ahead to make sure you get a spot.