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Family Holiday

Family Holiday

“Are we there yet” is a common catch-cry as you head off in the car with young children. Luckily it's only an hour until you reach the Scenic Rim and there's plenty to captivate young and old families for a family holiday near Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Choose to visit our attractions or enjoy the scenic drives and free activities including gentle bushwalks, playgrounds and picnic spots. Follow our family holiday links to create a memorable Scenic Rim escape with your children.

Planning a Scenic Rim family getaway

Family Friendly Accommodation

At the end of the day, settle into a modern hotel, rambling old farmhouse, well-equipped cottage or even a farm-stay, where both children and adults can help collect the eggs, feed the animals and maybe even milk a cow. Otherwise try camping Scenic Rim -style – or glamping where it's all set up for you – and spend evenings by an open fire, roasting marshmallows under the stars. More  >>

Things to do for families

Day trippers love uncovering the treasures of Tamborine Mountain's  'Gallery Walk', tramping the rainforest paths and the thrill of our other Scenic Rim attractions. Our sightseeing, art and wine trails are also popular because you can take them at your own pace, stop for lunch in one of our quaint country towns or picnic at a local lookouts or swimming holes  More >>

Food & Wine – family friendly options

Families are always welcome in our charming Scenic Rim coffee shops, country pub gardens, cafes and other restaurants.  More >>

National Parks for families

Children delight in nature and you don't have to walk far to immerse in our incredible Scenic Rim rainforests, our bubbling creeks and natural swimming holes. Check out our national parks for long and short bush-walks for beginners and more experienced visitors. Look out too for popular picnic and bbq spots.  More>>

Touring with children

Touring with children can be a challenge, but many of our local guides specialise in family-friendly  activities, including wildlife encounters, bushwalks and rock climbing experiences for youngsters. More >>

Scenic Rim Adventure Park - 4 Wheel Driving

Scenic Rim Adventure Park – 4 Wheel Driving

636 Tamrookum Creek Road, Innisplain QLD 4285

Get back to nature and enjoy the outdoors! Scenic Rim Adventure Park just over an hour’s drive from Brisbane...Read more

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Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk

Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk

333 Geissmann Drive, North Tamborine

South-east Queensland’s longest rainforest canopy walk provides the perfect vantage point to discover the thrills of this incredible eco-adventure....Read more

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Barney Creek Vineyard Cottages, Mt Barney

Barney Creek Vineyard Cottages, Mt Barney

Seidenspinner Road Barney View

Relax, unwind, indulge: that’s the catch-cry of this delightfully different Mt Barney cottage retreat and boutique vineyard. Set at...Read more

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Wild Lime Cooking School

Wild Lime Cooking School

97 Cedar Glen Road, Darlington

This is a special experience. Prime Scenic Rim produce and native Australian ingredients combine with traditional cuisines in a...Read more

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Milford Country Cottages

Milford Country Cottages

268 Evans Road, Milford via Boonah QLD 4310

Located just 4km from Boonah town centre, in the heart of the Scenic Rim, Milford Country Cottages offers a...Read more

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Cedar Creek Lodges – Lounge Bar, Rainforest Restaurant Mt Tamborine

Cedar Creek Falls Road, Tamborine

Enjoy a barbecue breakfast with the birds or a carefully lit rainforest dinner experience at  Cedar Creek Lodge‘s recently...Read more

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O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, Lamington NP

O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, Lamington NP

Lamington NP Road, Lamington NP Green Mountains

“Located in World Heritage listed Lamington National Park in the Gold Coast Hinterland, O’Reilly’s provides an escape to a...Read more

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Pterodactyl Helicopters Pty Ltd

479 Lake Manchester Rd Kholo 4306

Just a stone’s throw from Brisbane, Queensland, Pterodactyl Helicopters offers helicopter tours through the scenic areas of Ipswich, Brisbane,...Read more

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Thistledown Country Retreat, Mt Barney

Thistledown Country Retreat, Mt Barney

68 Harper Rd, Barney View

The experience of a bye-gone era awaits guests to Thistledown’s romantic Mount Barney retreat. Choose between elegant Queenslander homestead...Read more

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Country Style Escapes

YOUR escape comes complete with earthy gourmet experiences, fresh mountain air, lush valleys, world heritage rainforest and the chance to find your own space down the end of a slow country lane.

Choose from luxury resorts, rustic cottages, indulgent B&B's, camping, glamping, cabins and much more.....

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