Infographic: A guide to Southern Queensland Country

From locally grown fruit and vegetables and award-winning wines, to coloured Autumn leaves and Spring flowers, Southern Queensland Country offers a great country escape any time of the year. Located only a short drive from Brisbane, it's a great location for a short break. It’s time to slow down and take a deep breath of country air.

Southern Queensland Country Infographic


A guide to Southern Queensland Country 


Swap the bustle of the city for rolling hills, friendly country towns, wineries, cottage stays and fresh local produce – all just a short drive from Brisbane in Southern Queensland Country.

Where is it?

Brisbane to Toowoomba: 1.5 hours
Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast to Warwick: 2.5 hours
Caloundra, Sunshine Coast to Kingaroy: 2.5 hours

Experiences you can discover
• Peanuts – Kingaroy
• South Burnett Wine Trail – Kingaroy
• Fishing – Proston
• Explore Ancient Pines – Bunya Mountains
• Pumpkin Festival – Goomeri
• Antiques – Crows Nest
• Summer Sunflowers – Felton
• Autumn Leaves – Toowoomba
• Picnic Point Lookout – Toowoomba
• Jondaryan Woolshed – Jondaryan
• Camel Races – Tara
• Historic Churches – Warwick
• Warwick Rodeo – Warwick
• Queen Mary Falls – Killarney
• Granite Belt Wineries – Stanthorpe
• Local Producers – Stanthorpe
• Granite Boulders – Girraween National Park
• Melon Capital of Australia – Chinchilla
• Nindigully Pub – St George
• Historical Museum – Miles
• Cotton Growing – Goondiwindi
• Country Horse Races – Throughout the region

Four Seasons
Southern Queensland Country enjoys four distinct seasons and breathtaking natural beauty all year round.
• Summer – Jump in the car, pack a delicious picnic and head for the nearest waterfall for a refreshing swim and beat the summer heat.
• Autumn – Deciduous trees show their true beauty during the crisp autumn months as they transform into an array of golden colours.
• Winter – Keep warm beside the fire while the chilly outdoor temps sprinkle the land with frost that glistens in the sun.
• Spring – Savour the sweet scents of freshly bloomed flowers at the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

Accommodation Options
Escape to the country and choose from a diverse range of accommodation.
• Guesthouse and B&B
• Cottage
• Luxury Retreat
• Farm Stay
• Hotel
• Caravan and Camping

Fun Facts
• Bunya Mountains National Park is perched 1100 metres high and shelters the world’s largest stand of ancient Bunya Pines Araucaria bidwillii 
Nindigully Pub is Queensland’s oldest hotel located in its original condition and position on the banks of the Moonie River (1864). Try the famous Road Train burger!
• The huge granite boulders of Girraween National Park are the result of earth movements approximately 225 million years ago.
• More than 40,000 seedlings and 7000 bulbs are planted for the Toowoomba Carnival of flowers each year.

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