Scenic Rim Attractions

Don’t just visit the Scenic Rim for the day, stay a while.

It’s a case of choose your own adventure when you visit the Scenic Rim. This diverse region offers experiences to satisfy thrill seekers, explorers, foodies, romantics and nature lovers. Get back to nature in one of the region’s six national parks, drop a line at one of the Scenic Rim’s three dams, or see us from the air in a hot air balloon, glider or light aircraft.


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The Beaudesert Historical Museum is one of the largest country town museums in Queensland, with over 10,000 artefacts covering the Scenic Rim region's industrial and lifestyle heritage. From the humbl 

Galleries Museums and Collections

More than 60,000 Australians died during World War I (WWI), and the memorials erected during and after the conflict were an expression of national grief, serving as substitute graves for those buried  

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations, Landmarks and Buildings

Set yourself up in one of the camping areas or nearby accommodation and spend days exploring this magical part of the world. Take short walks or long treks deep into the park’s forest, exploring bould 

National Parks and Reserves, Natural Attractions

Soldier statues proliferated after WWI but few were unveiled by royalty: Boonah's war memorial was one of them. The statue, which stands in a low brick-walled memorial park on the corner of Park and  

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations, Landmarks and Buildings

On entering the rainforest in Tamborine National Park, take the right-hand fork and head down to Curtis Falls. A viewing platform in the forest is a good place to stop and listen to the birds or rest  

Natural Attractions, National Parks and Reserves

Harrisville Historical Society Museum is a proud, local museum, located in Brisbane's beautiful Scenic Rim. The museum exhibiting artifacts of the heritage of the township of Harrisville and its surro 

Galleries Museums and Collections

This park has been impacted by recent severe weather events in Queensland. Please check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions. Green Mountains section of Lamington 

Natural Attractions, National Parks and Reserves

Four ancient volcanic peaks in the fertile Fassifern Valley form the Moogerah Peaks National Park. Hoop pines grow in dry rainforests near the summits. Three of the parks four sections are easily acce 

National Parks and Reserves

The distinctive peaks of Mount Barney, Mount Maroon, Mount May, Mount Lindesay, Mount Ernest, Mount Ballow and Mount Clunie make up Mount Barney National Park. These rugged peaks are the remains of th 

National Parks and Reserves, Natural Attractions

Lamington National Park boasts extensive walking tracks along the McPherson Range, which allow visitors to explore the area's forests, creeks and waterfalls. Dramatic lookouts afford views over the Go 

Natural Attractions, National Parks and Reserves

Nestled amongst the foothills of World Heritage-listed, Mt Barney National Park, Mt Barney Lodge is a unique country escape that offers a variety of accommodation and Eco Accredited adventure activiti 

National Parks and Reserves, Natural Attractions

In the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, Main Range National Park forms the western part of a semi-circle of mountains in south-east Queensland known as the scenic rim. Mt Sup 

Natural Attractions

O'Reilly's Tree Top Walk allows you to walk through a canopy of flowering and fruiting trees covered by vines whilst you explore the epiphytic orchids and ferns surrounded by the many birds and animal 

Natural Attractions, National Parks and Reserves

Ripple Mt Tamborine Massage, Day Spa and Beauty - the day spa that comes to you. They service Mount Tamborine, Springbrook, all Gold Coast Hinterland and all Gold Coast. It's perfect for couples massa 

Spas and Retreats

Scenic Rim Adventure Park is a four-wheel-drive and Camping experience on a 680 acre property located in the picturesque Scenic Rim region. The park offers guests the opportunity to get back to nature 

Natural Attractions, Sports and Recreation Facilities

Tamborine Mountain Glow Worm Caves are located at Cedar Creek Estate. Come underground on a journey through the spectacular purpose-built Glow Worm cave! The cave consist of two large chambers inter 

Natural Attractions

Tamborine National Park, on Tamborine Mountain at 560 metres above sea level, offers glimpses of the Pacific Ocean and Gold Coast skyline to the east and national parks of the Scenic Rim to the west.  

Natural Attractions, National Parks and Reserves

Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk is a one and a half kilometre rainforest walking experience which inlcudes the Skywalk Bridge (steel-structured), the 40 metre Skywalk Cantilever (steel-structured) and th 

National Parks and Reserves, Natural Attractions, Zoo / Sanctuaries / Aquaiums and Wildlife Parks

Thunderbird Park on Tamborine Mountain takes adventure holidays to the top. This magnificent property is less than an hour from Brisbane and Gold Coast. Come for the day or stay and play. This rainfo 

Argi / Mining and Industry, Amusement and Theme Parks, Natural Attractions

The TreeTop Challenge at Tamborine Mountain is Australia’s largest TreeTop Adventure Park with more than 120 TreeTop Activities including 10 ziplines! Their courses range from easy to extreme and trav 

Amusement and Theme Parks, National Parks and Reserves, Natural Attractions

Ambience on Tour offers a fantastic variety of day trips to choose from on the picturesque Gold Coast Hinterland and surrounds for an enjoyable day out. The range of tour offerings include: wine, b 

Call in and talk directly to the growers......Pam and Randall Barton Potted Roses for sale all year round Hundreds of varieties to choose from Extensive display gardens in season Top quality rose  

The aim of our centre is firstly to provide a showcase for local art and craft. Amongst our talented contributors are painters, sculptors, textile artists, woodworkers, writers, musicians, paper artis 

Black Hall Kalbar is brand new venue for events such as wedding receptions, parties, celebrations, conferences and meetings. It caters for up to 80 guests seated in the hall. It is situated next to th 

A sculptural timepiece honouring the spirit of resilience of the Scenic Rim community, particularly the region's primary producers. 

Boonah Arts Society Inc. is a not for profit organisation fostering creative endeavour and artistic diversity. It is our mission to establish and sustain a community Arts Centre environment for local  

Cedar Creek Lodges shares a magnificent rainforest property with Thunderbird Park on Tamborine Mountain which is less than an hour from Brisbane and Gold Coast. Stay in a stylish two bedroom Creek  

Join us on a one-hour trail ride through the foothills of the Lost World Valley as we cross the upper reaches of the picturesque Albert River and explore the beauty of the Cedar Glen property. All  

The hike from Christmas Creek to Westray’s Grave and The Stinson begins not far from Christmas Creek Café & Cabins. In 1937 a Stinson Airliner had crashed on a flight from Brisbane. With many p 

Experience the most inviting, fun loving and informative wine tasting experiences in Australia! Cork ‘n Fork Tours do one thing and do it well, wine tour experiences. You will be driven in air conditi 

If you’re looking for self-drive, ecotourism packages that provide an experience you will never forget, Country Charm™ Discovery Tours has the ideal holiday for you! The self-drive Scenic Rim Country  

Cunninghams Gap is a pass over the Great Dividing Range between the Darling Downs and the Fassifern Valley in Queensland, Australia. The Gap is the major route over the Main Range along the Great Divi 

Darlington and Burgess Park camping grounds are council owned properties, privately managed by your friendly hosts Joe and Kate Murray. The campsites offer visitors an environment to enjoy the outd 

Experience the sights and tastes of the Scenic Rim Board the Shire Horsedrawn carriage, relax and take in the scenery, visiting Bunjurgen Estate, Kooroomba Vineyard and Lavender Farm, and Scenic Ri 

With over 60 unique gift shops, fashion boutiques, craft stores and cafes along one street. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll exploring the shops and stop for coffee or lunch along the way. 

A 150m walking track links the Governors Chair car park with the lookout over the Fassifern Valley. Governors Chair, the large rock on the edge of the cliff face, was so named as it was reportedly a p 

Sweeping views of the magnificent mountain ranges and low rolling hills from above will give you a perspective and photo opportunities unmatched by other tours with Hot Air Ballooning Scenic Rim. The 

The home of Jasmin Organics resides at the top of Tamborine Mountain, in the beautiful Gold Coast hinterlands of Australia. Here we live out our dreams of combining nature and science to present a org 

In 2008 the Kooralbyn resort closed along with the famous Kooralbyn Mtb trails which had hosted numerous national Events and had also been a training facility for the Australian Mtb team. With such a  

At Lake Moogerah you can enjoy: • BBQs and picnics • playgrounds • camping (at private campgrounds) • walking and running trails • swimming (in the designated swimming area) • canoeing, kayaking 

The Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians is situated at 2541 Beechmont Rd, 10km from Canungra and south of Brisbane in the Gold Coast Hinterland. As an Archdiocesan Shrine of Brisbane it is dedicated 

Mount French Two short tracks make it easy for you to explore the park's many features, and neither require previous bushwalking experience. Sections of these tracks are suitable for wheelchairs wi 

The Museum of Australian Military Intelligence gives insight into the intriguing world of Australian Defence Force intelligence operations and the historical and contemporary practice of military inte 

If you are looking for a fun activity for kids and an outing the whole family can enjoy, then look no further. We run farm tours every Sunday between 1pm and 5pm. On one of our tours you will get to p 

Nindooinbah Dam was constructed in 1961 as an off-stream water storage for the Water Treatment Plant for Beaudesert township. Unlike most dams, Nindooinbah wasn’t built across a waterway such as a cre 

O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat has been a sanctuary for bird and other animal lovers since the early part of last century, and enjoys international recognition as one of the premier birdwatching locati 

Meet the majestic predators of the sky and learn about our resident Owls and Wedge Tail Eagles plus our Kestrel and Black Kite. Witness the varying species in free flight and performing natural aeroba 

This tour takes us to Lamington National Park World Heritage area, Green Mountains section. Lamington National Park is a World Heritage listed site of over 20 000ha featuring some of the world’s most 

Spice up your visit to Ipswich with a thrilling tour of a lifetime courtesy of an unforgettable Pterodactyl Helicopters experience. Just imagine the excitement as you lift off, with friendly Captain M 

This popular lookout located on Main Western Road often comes alive with numerous hang gliders using this cleared section of the escarpment as a launch site. 

Rosins Lookout offers breathtaking views of of mountain ranges along Queensland and New South Wales borders. Park Features include public toilets, an electric BBQ set-up, and shaded seating to enjoy a 

One of the more popular lookouts, you will find Rotary lookout along Main Western Road across the road from the Bavarian Grill Haus. Equipped with benches and binoculars to enjoy sunset views of the S 

We'd love to have you come and visit the Robotic Dairy. We run organised tours during the week and on weekends. Tours are by appointment. The dairy is located in the Scenic Rim just over an hour fr 

This walk explores the Scenic Rim region of South East Queensland; a stunning collection of mountains, ridges, escarpments, forests and ancient volcanic plateaus set in the foothills of the Great Divi 

Let us guide you on one of our hinterland tours from the Gold Coast. Visit World Heritage Rainforests of Mt Tamborine, Springbrook National Park, Lamington National Park, Natural Bridge and O’Reilly’s 

A landscape of rugged mountains, spectacular lookouts, exhilarating walks, dappled forests and unique wildlife is waiting to be explored. Discover walks through lush tropical rainforest, fragrant euc 

Stinson Park, Christmas Creek is set on the Banks of Christmas Creek in the shadow of the awe inspiring Darlington Range. Ideal for the family camping scenario, or a great base camp for experienced hi 

Established in 2015, Summer Land Camel Farm is an 850-acre property in the pristine Scenic Rim of Queensland, just 45 minutes outside Brisbane. Our Camel Dairy is the largest commercial-scale Camel Da 

Tamborine Mountain and the Scenic Rim is celebrating the Commonwealth Games by forming  ‘A Commonwealth Community’.  Seventy businesses have been become ambassadors for the seventy competing countries 

The delightful Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens are a must-see experience on any visit to the region. Just a short drive through the hinterland west from the Gold Coast, the Tamborine Mountain Bo 

Enjoy a fabulous day out with friends or come alone learning to cook delicious dishes in a private relaxed atmosphere on beautiful Mt Tamborine. It is run out of a colonial style house set amongst 2 a 

Tamborine Mountain Golf Club welcomes all visitors, golfers and non-golfers. At over 1900 feet above sea level the cooler temperature (up to 5C degrees) makes for a very pleasant round. The environmen 

The Tamborine Mountain Visitor Information Centre is located on Main Western Road, Doughty Park in North Tamborine. This accredited visitor information centre offers a one stop shop for travel info 

Templin Historical Village contains an interesting collection of relics and records from yesteryear. Step back in time, learn about our forbears' lifestyles and cultures. Thousands of artifacts, 

The studio’s doors opened in February 2013 with the purpose of being a base for Artist In Residence, Tamlyn Geiger, to work on her artistic ventures. The Red Door Studio is in an ideal position jus 

Tommerup's Dairy Farm is one of very few working dairy farms in Australia where farmstay guests can help milk the cows and be part of the process from Farm to Fork. - Rustic country cottage accomm 

Towri Sheep Cheesery is the only accredited Artisan Boutique Sheep Dairy and Cheese Room in Queensland and is situated at Allenview near Beaudesert, a relaxed one-hour drive from Brisbane or the Gold  

South East Queensland's newest wedding venue is now open. Our historic 134 year old church has been transformed into a stunning country-chic wedding chapel called White Chapel Kalbar. The 1929 Sunday  

If you are after a fantastic Gourmet Getaway from Brisbane or the Gold Coast then look no further.  Wild Lime Cooking School has been consistently rated as one of the best cooking schools in Queenslan 

Welcome to Kalbar's unique heritage precinct containing the Wiss Emporium c.1909 and Wiss Cottage c.1890. Built for Mr Lionel Ainger Wiss, this quintessential country store and dwelling enables you 

Formerly located on 93 Beacon Rd, North Tamborine, the Witches Chase Cheese Co. first opened in 2004 and has been a must see Tamborine tourist destination ever since. With all cheese made onsite an 

Lake Wyaralong and the surrounding areas provide a great variety of recreation facilities to the local community and visitors to the region. The lake is popular for paddle craft, fishing and campers.  

The distinctive peaks of Mount Barney, Mount Maroon, Mount May, Mount Lindesay, Mount Ernest, Mount Ballow and Mount Clunie make up Mount Barney National Park. These rugged peaks are the remains of th