Locations & Experiences Regions in Scenic Rim

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 >>

Mt Barney Lodge

Mt Barney Lodge

1093 Upper Logan Road, Barney View

Relax in the comfort of a Queenslander holiday homestead, ease into the rustic character of a Scenic Rim cabin,...Read more

View on Map
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

View on Map
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

View on Map
Clandulla Cottages and Farm-stay

Clandulla Cottages and Farm-stay

312 Boyland Rd, Boyland

Set in some of the Scenic Rim’s most beautiful countryside at the foot of Mt Tamborine, Clandulla’s Cottages are...Read more

View on Map
Cedar Creek Lodges at Thunderbird Park

Cedar Creek Lodges at Thunderbird Park

Thunderbird Park, Corner Cedar Creek Falls Road, Tamborine Mountain QLD 4272

Cedar Creek Lodges located at Thunderbird Park™ – Your Retreat for all Seasons Cedar Creek Lodges shares a magnificent...Read more

View on Map
Gondwana Guides

Gondwana Guides

Lamington NP

Twice-named ‘Eco Guide of the Year’ by Ecotourism Australia, Gondwana Guides’ Barry Davies is one of the most experienced...Read more

View on Map
bedroom-at-beaumont

Beaumont High Country Homestead

Beaumont Road Chinghee Creek 4285 Australia

Experience a rare and tranquil beauty. This secluded high country home in the mountains is surrounded by fragrant flower...Read more

View on Map
Stay at Kirro

Stay at Kirro

Stay at Kirro 2614 Kerry Road Darlington QLD 4285

Short Term Accommodation Kirro sits on part of a 2600 acre grazing property in the beautiful Kerry Valley at...Read more

View on Map
Southern Cross Four-wheel Drive Tours, Scenic Rim

Southern Cross Four-wheel Drive Tours, Scenic Rim

Working the Gold Coast hinterland and Scenic Rim

Personalised Brisbane and Gold Coast tours into intimate private hinterland wilderness properties, World Heritage Lamington National Park, Mt Tamborine...Read more

View on Map

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.....

Make YOUR Escape Plan today with some VERY SPECIAL OFFERS

What’s New

Facebook

Like our facebook page!

Tripadvisor

The Scenic Rim Reviews & Guides

Weather

The Scenic Rim Weather forecast

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers