Killarney

Nestled in the foothills and valleys of the Border Ranges lies Killarney, once a quaint timber and dairy town which has diversified to timber, meat, potato, onion and grain.

Killarney was part of the first European settlement on the Darling Downs in the 1840's and celebrates its old world charm at the heritage centre - where you're invited to research the history of all the local families.
Stroll the local artist's gallery and join a tour of the ancient Cambanoora Gorge rainforest, running between the nearby Condamine River and Killarney. Self-drive east on the Falls Drive Tourist Route for Brown and Dagg's Falls.

Detour to Queen Mary Falls National Park and its 40 metre plummeting falls into Spring Creek. Follow the Falls Drive further to Carrs and Teviot Falls lookout for a picnic with views over the Condamine Gorge.

If you're feeling adventurous, follow the mountain road through subtropical rainforest and four-wheel-drives can detour along the Condamine Gorge, also known as the 14 River Crossing Four Wheel Drive track.

Killarney
Killarney, Southern Downs Area
Queensland
Australia

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Hallorans Hill Conservation Park

Atherton, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
This park, in the middle of the township of Atherton, protects eucalypt forest and a remnant of the endangered mabi forest on an extinct volcanic cone. The cone is part of the legacy of the Atherton Tableland's fiery geological past.

Hasties Swamp National Park

Atherton, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
A birdwatcher's delight, this park is a large seasonal wetland renowned for its diverse range of resident and migratory birds. At least 220 bird species have been recorded, mainly in the wetland and open woodland.

Wongabel State Forest

Atherton, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
This state forest protects a remnant of an endangered type of forest, known as mabi forest. Here, in 1903, red cedar seedlings were planted in the forest to replace mature trees which had been logged. Commercial plantations of hoop, kauri and Caribbean pine now grow beside native forest.

Specimen Hill Lookout

Herberton, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
The Specimen Hill Lookout walk takes you along a gravel bush track that leads you out along a shoulder of Specimen Hill. The track ends at a tunnel driven into the Hillside with other mines visible below.

Mt Hypipamee Crater and Dinner Falls

Atherton, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
The Hypipamee crater is referred to as a volcanic pipe. The pipe was opened upward through surface rocks by gas produced from molten rock below and as a result of tremendous pressure, the vent exploded sending volcanic bombs far across the landscape.

Atherton Tablelands

Atherton, Tablelands Area
The Atherton Tablelands is an uplifting destination of timeless villages, exotic tropical foods, country markets and diverse wildlife. A network of scenic drives through contrasting landscapes makes it easy to explore waterfalls and crater lakes or taste food and wine at its source.

Herberton

Herberton, Tablelands Area
This historic tin mining town on the banks of the Wild River is the oldest town on the Atherton Tablelands. Buildings include a wonderful collection of Queensland architectural styles, from churches to public buildings and large houses with wide verandahs.

Tolga

Tolga, Tablelands Area
Tolga is within approximately eight kilometres from Atherton, travelling through the rainforest canopied Kennedy Highway. Tolga presents a quaint little town with good examples of early Queensland architecture.
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