Travel south via the Ipswich Boonah Road to Boonah, heart of the Scenic Rim with its stunning mountain and country scenery. Take a coffee break in the delightful Flavours café located in the historic Butter Factory and visit the Boonah Regional Arts Gallery. Follow the Falls Scenic Drive via Lake Moogerah, Carr’s Lookout and the spectacular Queens Mary Falls to Killarney.

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Enjoy a gourmet breakfast at your mountain cottage with breathtaking views of the Condamine Gorge then follow the Mount Lindsay Highway and the Stanthorpe-Amosfield Road to Stanthorpe in Queensland’s premier food and wine destination. Explore the Strange Bird Alternative Wine trail, tagged the ‘next generation of wine.’ With 25 varieties of classic favourites and some rare varieties steeped in European history, you can learn how to fine-tune your wine choice for a more individual food and wine experience.

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Travel along the New England Highway to Stanthorpe landmark, Vincenzos at the Big Apple for some gourmet deli produce then visit Suttons Apple Orchard and Cidery for a slice of their famous apple pie. In Warwick, discover some of the states finest sandstone buildings or indulge in a high tea and tour at the historic Abbey of the Roses. Follow the Sunflower Route to Allora, the childhood home of P.L. Travers who wrote the Mary Poppins stories. Visit the heritage listed Glengallan Homestead, a nineteenth century country house and Rudd’s Pub named after author Steele Rudd en route to Toowoomba. Tonight, dine at one of Toowoomba’s trendy restaurants offering fresh local produce menus.

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Take in the majestic views of the Toowoomba range from the scenic Picnic Point Café, wander the exquisite gardens of Queens Park or explore Australia’s largest and most traditionally designed Japanese stroll garden. Visit the Cobb and Co Museum, home of the National Carriage Collection then join a Whistle Stop tour of the Empire Theatre for a behind the scenes tour of this magnificent heritage listed building. Enjoy a delicious pub lunch and craft beer at Toowoomba’s famous Spotted Cow Hotel then follow the Warrego Highway back to Brisbane.

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Itinerary Route: One way

Mode of Travel: Car

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Stanthorpe QLD
4380

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536kms

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The southern end of Southern Queensland Country region runs along the NSW border with border crossings at Wallangarra, Texas, Goondiwindi and Legume near Killarney. In the current Covid-19 climate, travel and border restrictions change regularly so we recommend checking the Queensland Health Website before traveling to our region. For current lock down restrictions click here and for travel restrictions to and within Queensland click here. We look forward to welcoming you back to Southern Queensland Country when restrictions are lifted.