Nature

Take in the fresh air

Girraween National Park is located 32km south of Stanthorpe. There are a number of walking tracks suited to all fitness levels. Massive granite outcrops, balancing boulders, clear tumbling cascades, golden wattles, dainty Orchids and flannel flowers grow amid forests.

Sundown National Park is ideal for those with a 4wd, enter park from the New England Highway at Ballandean and travel 14km along a gravel road to the park’s eastern boundary. Rugged gorges, rainforest, cypress and eucalyptus forests and remote waterways. The southern part of the park is accessible by all vehicles and is 75km from Stanthorpe via the Stanthorpe-Texas Road.

Maryland National Park located 15km north east of Alpine Lodges is another fantastic park to visit. Access road to park is by 4wd and requires adjacent land owner’s permission which can be arranged through us. There are no internal roads but great rugged walking tracks, ideal for the serious bush walkers. Almost 400 hectares on the park is classified as old growth forest with brush box and significant stands of mature forest oaks. This park provides refuge for many threatened animal species including glossy black-cockatoo, powerful owl, tiger quoll and koala which will delight the animal lover within.