Discover cool misty mountain nights where even in summer the quilt needs to be pulled up. Days of very low humidity, beautiful clear blue skies and breath-taking sunsets. Great days for walking Girraween and Sundown National Parks. www.epa.qld.gov.au/parks
Experience massive granite outcrops, hectares of forests, sedge lands and heath lands. When was the last time you really tasted a genuine fresh apple? Pick apples straight from the tree and don’t forget pears, peaches, nectarines and our favourite, sweet fresh strawberries.
Visit the Bramble Patch for quality berry produce and delicious desserts and coffee. www.bramblepatch.com.au. During winter pull on your jumpers and boots and experience the crackle of frost under your feet and breathe in clean crisp mountain air.
Take a drive, taste and enjoy some of Queensland’s Premium Wines. www.granitebeltwinecountry.com.au. Stop along the way at one of several cellar door restaurants. Why not try Claudia’s for authentic Austrian cooking. www.thunderboltfarm.com.au
Leave the car behind and take a wine tour.
After being picked up from your lodge embark on a tour of the Queensland’s Premium Wine Region. Your tour will take you to some of over 48 cellar doors, gourmet food outlets, restaurants and lavender farms. www.filippostours.com.au