From open air music festivals to farmers’ markets and fast car action, there is always something to attend.
Celebrate the Southern Downs & Granite Belt lifestyle with fresh food, fabulous wine, stunning natural backdrops and heritage-fueled arts and culture throughout the year. Plan your next event holiday now.
Sometimes you just want to kick back and have someone else do the work, or be…
From cozy B&Bs, self-contained cottages and cabins, lovingly restored heritage properties, luxury glamping, budget camping, architecturally designed deluxe studios to modest and conveniently located motel accommodation, the Southern Downs & Granite Belt is your accommodation destination. Most are located close…
The unhurried pace of the Southern Downs & Granite Belt will give your children the chance to experience open space and fresh country air…and life long memories.
Take a ride around Quart Pot Creek (Stanthorpe) or along the Condamine River (Warwick) stopping at playgrounds or to meet the local ducks along the way. Bring your own or hire a bike from Granite Belt Cycle Tours & Hire.
In season, pick apples and taste cider at Sutton’s Farm. Or head to Strawberry Fields to pick and devour strawberries. Finish off the day with a yummy hand-made strawberry ice-cream. Finger licking goodness.
03 Discover Granite caves of bushranger Captain Thunderbolt at Donnelly’s Castle.
04 Ride the 30 metre flying fox at Australiana Park, Warwick. It’s the first of its kind in Queensland.
05 Meet the local legends including the Tiddalik the Frog (Warwick), the Big Apple (Summit), Fruitisforus (Ballandean), the Pyramid (near Ballandean), and the Brass Monkey (Stanthorpe).
06 Step back in time at the Stanthorpe Museum’s Gaol or climb the red fire truck. Or see real steam trains, like Thomas the Tank, by visiting the Warwick Steam Railway.
07 Feed the birds and look for koalas at Queen Mary Falls National Park.
08 See captivating Lawdogs in training or discover farm animals at Cherrabah Resort.
09 Be amazed at the Granite Belt Maze.
10 Visit the Warwick Indoor Recreation and Aquatic Centre, a state-of-the-art complex that blends health and pleasure with four heated pools including a hydrotherapy pool and rapid river ride, along with sports courts, rock climbing, a gymnasium and much more. In summer, take a dip in public swimming pools in Allora, Killarney and Stanthorpe.