Boonah and Beyond

Boonah and Surrounds
Distance: 38km

The busy town of Boonah is ideally located for an easy daytrip from Brisbane or the Gold Coast.
First stop should be Boonah’s High St, where you can browse the well-stocked shelves at Maynard’s Department Store, buy gorgeous gifts at Duck Junction, the Boonah Jewellery & Gifts, or The Story Tree.

Need a coffee and a bite to eat? You’re spoiled for choice here. Try Arthur Clive’s Bakehouse, Flavours Café, Café 17 or Sandie Lee’s Kitchen.

Drop into a local pub, there’s the Commercial Hotel, Simon’s Tavern, The Australian and The Dugandan Hotel.
Take the Boonah Rathdowney Rd towards Bunjurgen, where you can call into the Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard for a relaxed tasting and tour of the vines.

Down the road you’ll find Kooroomba Vineyard and Lavender Farm. Book ahead for lunch, or call in for afternoon tea and drink in the stunning mountain views. Next stop is the Scenic Rim Brewery on Reckumpilla Rd at Mt Alford.

Need at walk? Make your final stop the Mt French lookout in the Moogerah Peaks National Park.

Top Tip: This part of the Scenic Rim is home to some excellent walks. Have a read of our walking guide for more information.

Top Things To Do

  • Buy gorgeous gifts at Duck Junction
  • Try Arthur Clive’s Bakehouse
  • Drop into a local pub
  • Call into the Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard
  • Afternoon tea and drink in the stunning mountain views
  • Moogerah Peaks National Park