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Adventure & Excitement

Adventure – Scenic Rim style

If you enjoy the challenge of hanging from a rock face, conquering a steep mountain peak, paddling on open water or flying through the air, an adventurous Scenic Rim getaway will not leave you disappointed.

For those who’re energetic but not quite so daring, try bush walking in our national parks, horse-back trail rides, golf or fishing on our picturesque dams.

Explore our adventure activities near Brisbane

Abseiling, rock and mountain climbing

The adrenalin is flowing and you’re half way up one of south-east Queensland’s highest mountain peaks – that’s just one of the amazing adventure challenges you’ll find in the Scenic Rim. There’s opportunities for beginners and the hard-core crack  and mountain climbers. More>>

Bushwalking

Gentle strolls along Gold Coast hinterland rainforest boardwalks, short hikes to lookouts and waterfalls, half-day bushwalks or intense long journeys which challenge the mind and body – the Scenic Rim is blessed with diverse walks in a vast range of pristine eco-systems. More>>

Horse-back Trail rides

Journey on horse-back through Tamborine Mountain rainforest or venture into our rolling pastures and be delighted by kangaroos and wallabies. Try our exciting Scenic Rim horse-back trail rides at Mt Tamborine, Lost World Valley, Mt Barney and also near Boonah. More >>

Hot Air Balloon Adventures

As you float high in the air, in the early morning light,  the world seems to almost come to a stand still and a serene sight unfolds below you –  the incredible beauty of our Scenic Rim, with its ring of handsome mountain ranges, wrapping around a patchwork of cropping and grazing paddocks. More >>

Golf

Country golf courses have a special flavour and those of the Scenic Rim are no different. Share some of the best Queensland golfing greens with resident kangaroos and wallabies, as you enjoy a  Scenic Rim ‘Stay and play’ golfing escapes, an hour from Brisbane. More >>

Water sports and fishing

Anglers love the Scenic Rim’s Moogerah and Maroon Dams, which are stocked with Australian bass, golden perch, silver perch and Mary river cod.  Jetskis and morotrised craft are also allowed on those dams, with non-motorised experiences only at the new Wyaralong dam. More>>

Mountain biking

If you love high speed MTB thrills and spills, look for private Scenic Rim MTB facilities or head to Mt Joyce Recreation Park, just outside Boonah, an hour Brisbane. There you’ll find 25kms of dedicated mountain biking trails for cross country, all mountain, downhill and four cross riders. More >>

Groups and Team-building

An escape to the country for some intense ‘bonding’ is often key to reviving workplace enthusiasm and creating valuable positive ties within teams. Consider dedicated team-building activities or just relaxed down-time together to help renew your team’s passions. More >>

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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Hot Air Balloon Scenic Rim

Hot Air Balloon Scenic Rim

81-83 Telemon Street Beaudesert Qld 4285

Only $280 to experience one of the best ways to see the varied beauty of our Scenic Rim  with Hot...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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Bigriggen Park - bush camping, near Rathdowney

Bigriggen Park – bush camping, near Rathdowney

196 Bigriggen Road

Bush-style camping on the edge of the Logan River, where the kids can spend the day playing in the...Read more

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Thunderbird Park – your rainforest adventure destination

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

Thunderbird Park™ – Where Adventure Joins Nature Thunderbird Park on Tamborine Mountain takes adventure holidays to the top. This...Read more

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InterNATIONAL PARKtours

InterNATIONAL PARKtours

Binna Burra, Lamington National Park

InterNATIONAL PARKtours specialises in indulgent guided Scenic Rim short-break experiences, which take-in our spectacular region by bus and on-foot,...Read more

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Mt Barney Lodge - Corporate

Mt Barney Lodge – Corporate

1093 Upper Logan Road, Barney View

Eco certified conference facilities and expert team building packages, set against the stunning backdrop of Mt Barney and its...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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Mt Barney Lodge - Adventure

Mt Barney Lodge – Adventure

1093 Upper Logan Road, Barney View

Rockclimbing and guided mountain ascents, abseiling, rogaining, guided walks, outdoor education and navigation training – Mt Barney Lodge is an...Read more

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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.

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