The Scenic Rim region is located about an hour’s drive south of the Brisbane city centre. It’s a vast area so be sure to set aside at least a day to explore all this region has to offer. For travelling times and distances between Scenic Rim destinations, click here. This map of the area will have you heading in the right direction.
Canungra and Lamington National Park
From Canungra, make your way along Lamington National Park Road past two local wineries. Explore the World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park or escape to a world of crystal-clear creeks and fresh mountain air at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat.
Get snap-happy along one of Tamborine Mountain’s picturesque drives. Pull in at one of the many vantage points along Main Western Road that offer spectacular views of the valley below.
Beaudesert and Lost World Valley
Get back to basics with a drive through the Lost World Valley found at the wilderness end of Lamington National Park. This tranquil valley is the perfect place to go horse riding, milk a cow or take in a scenic bushwalk.
Mt Barney and Rathdowney
If it is magnificent scenery you are after, then don’t miss the Boonah-Rathdowney road that loops between the two, running past Mt Barney and the Maroon Dam.