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Taking Scenery to New Heights

Queensland is home to some of Australia's most stunning natural wonders, including a number of must-see national parks.

Perfect for Picnics

What could be better than enjoying a peaceful picnic surrounded by the natural beauty of a national park? Queensland's Southern Downs and Granite Belt region have plenty of breathtaking parks to choose from. Here are a few options that offer some of the most beautiful picnic spots around.

Connecting with Indigenous History

Discover Bunya Mountains National Park, Queensland's second oldest national park and what is thought to be the world’s largest remaining stand of bunya pine forest. With a strong Indigenous history– Aboriginal people gathered here from afar during bunya nut season for bunya festivals until the late 1800s, learn about the cultural connection to the park while enjoying walks (ranging from 500m to 12km in length) through bunya pine forest, eucalypt forest and rainforest.

Wildlife Wonders

Welcome to a nature lover’s paradise, also known as Southern Queensland Country. The stunning landscapes and diverse ecosystems, make this region a must-visit destination for wildlife enthusiasts with several parks offering unique flora and fauna experiences.

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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.