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Easy access to Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport, Emerald AirportBrisbane Airport, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast Airports. Most country towns also have airstrips for private planes too.


Prefer to take the passenger seat?

Soak up the scenery onboard one of the coaches that service the region. Regular bus services operate between Brisbane, Toowoomba, Warwick, Stanthorpe and beyond, with connections to air, rail and local buses. 

  • Bus Queensland
    P 07 4633 1177
  • Crisps Coaches
    P 07 4661 8333
  • Greyhound Australia
    P 1300 473 946
  • Murrays Coaches
    P 13 22 51


All roads lead to Southern Queensland Country, including the Cunningham, New England, Warrego, Leichhardt, D’Aguilar, Brisbane Valley, Gore, Capricorn and Gregory Highways and the Great Inland Way and the Adventure Way.

Our well-maintained highways and quiet country backroads make driving holidays one of the best ways to enjoy your Southern Queensland Country escape.

To plan your journey, check out our itineraries and local guides.

Electric car charging stations:

Toowoomba Region:

  • Tesla Destination Charger, Annand St
  • Chargefox Charge Station, Neil St
  • Chargefox Charge Station, Clifford Gardens Shopping Centre
  • 10810 Warrego Highway, Charlton
  • 254 South St, Toowoomba
  • Pacific Fuels Drayton
  • Ravensbourne Escape, 3143 Esk Hampton Rd, Ravensbourne (guests only)

Lockyer Valley

  • University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, 5391 Warrego Highway
  • Rooms Motel Gatton (guests only)

Southern Downs & Granite Belt

  • UQ Acacia Avenue Car Park, Warwick

  • Rogers Street Carpark, Stanthorpe

Western Downs:

  • Bell Park, Cunningham St, Dalby
  • Dawson St, Miles
  • Country Pathfinder Motel, Dalby - Guests only

Goondiwindi Region:

  • Goondiwindi Showgrounds (bookings required: 0476 001 386)

Somerset Region:

  • Pryde St, Esk

  • Lars Andersen Place, Esk

  • Tesla Destination Charger, Esk Caravan Park - Guests only

  • NRMA Lake Somerset Holiday Park– Guests only

South Burnett

  • Star Motel, Nanango
  • Homestead Caravan park Nanango
  • Rooms Motel, Kingaroy
  • Blackbutt Fuel and Tyres

Central Queensland Highlands:

  • 2 Palmer St, Dingo
  • Midlander Motor Inn, Emerald
  • Lake Maraboon Holiday Village
  • Springsure Showgrounds


Ride the rails through our country.

Queensland Rail operates two trains into our region. The Westlander travelling across the Great Dividing Range to Toowoomba, through the rich farmlands of the Darling Downs, before continuing onto its final destination, Charleville. The Spirit of the Outback travelling from Brisbane to Longreach through the heart of Central Highlands stopping at Duaringa, Bluff, Blackwater, Emerald and Anakie.

More local information:

Visitor Information Centres

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Acknowledgement of Country

Southern Queensland Country Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waterways that run through these regions. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.