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Set in the Lost World Valley outside Beaudesert, and overlooking the World Heritage Rainforest Mountains of Lamington National Park, Worendo Cottages offer stunning, simplistic beauty at is best – with both farm house and luxury cottage options! It’s an escape from the fast lane in a stunning and peaceful wilderness setting and right now, with recent rain, it’s like being in a renaissance painting!

Stay Package:

Summer Sale! 25 per cent Off Weekend Package, valid through until Thu 07 Mar 2024

Includes 25 per cent Off Weekend Package (Friday To Sunday) plus the famous Worendo Breakfast Quiche, a $100 Gift Voucher to be used towards a future stay, free Kayak hire, free daily animal feeding session, free firewood and marshmallows to roast under the stars! Book here

At home at Binna Burra, the world class, Heritage-listed destination in Woonoongoora, Lamington National Park, immersed in the Gondwana Rainforest, the eco-friendly Sky Lodges make you feel like you’re sleeping in the clouds. The lodges feature local stone, slate and reclaimed hardwood and boast a spacious bathroom with a spa, separate shower and Wallawa amenities with indigenous active botanical ingredients. Spread across three levels, all with the same stunning views over Lamington National Park, they are a short walk away from the Binna Burra Tea House and Groom’s Cottage Bushwalker’s Bar. The Tea House is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week.

Stay Package:

Save up to 45 per cent in the Sky Lodges! Wake up to a misty mountain sunrise in your luxurious king bed, and relax in front of the cozy gas fireplace and hideaway TV. Book here

Ketchup’s Bank Glamping offers the glamour of luxury accommodation with the romance of camping under the stars. South East Queensland’s first couples’ luxury tent bush retreat can be found in a secluded location near Boonah in the heart of the Scenic Rim, only 90 minutes south-west of Brisbane. A choice of either a Luxury Eco-tent providing you with a truly unique camping experience complete with ensuite, quality linens, private deck with spectacular views and your very own campfire and alfresco kitchen, or a stay in the Scenic Rim’s first Tiny House retreat with an entire ridge all to yourself! Set on the edge of 100 acres of private eucalypt forest, there are many hidden locations to escape to for breathtaking mountain views and glorious sunsets. Relax by the campfire and toast marshmallows or unwind on your balcony with a glass of wine as you watch the friendly wallabies grazing.

Stay Package:

Summer Specials, valid through until March 31, 2024

Save 25 per cent off room rate by entering the promo code SUMMER when booking online. Book here

Nestled high into the mountain along the stunning ever-flowing Cedar Creek is Cedar Creek Lodges, a magnificent destination featuring a range of accommodation, from glamping to luxury lodges, rooms and suites, cabins and camping. Multi-award winning and a standout stay experience, the site is shared by Thunderbird Park, the eco-tourism adventure park. Check which accommodation options are dog friendly!

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Nestled at the base of the World Heritage-listed Mount Barney National Park, this pocket of paradise is the perfect hideaway. Five cottages have been seamlessly blended into the natural environment, with glorious views and access to the creek, the lake, the vineyard, a rambling country garden and of course, the mountains. Hill Station cottage is the old beautifully refurbished Logan Village railway station, Florrie’s Cottage is a delightful 120-year-old renovated workers’ cottage and a couple’s paradise, Lakeside Bungalow is also a couple’s escape – wake to stunning views across the lake to Mount Barney and enjoy a coffee in the dining nook. The Garden Cottage sleeps eight and Pecan’s Camping Cabin sleeps four and is shaded by huge pecan trees, beside the Logan River, offering a wonderful way to re-connect. What’s even better? The property is dog friendly.

Stay Package:

Sip and Stay! Book two nights between 15th January and 28th March receive a complimentary bottle of the popular 2018 Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre. Book four nights during this period and receive double the love, two 2 complimentary bottles. Book here

Olive View Estate (say it quickly, it morphs to I love you!) is a 700 tree Olive Grove just minutes away from Boonah in the Scenic Rim with stunning views and is pet friendly. The Grove Cottage is a historic Queenslander lovingly renovated as couples, friends and family accommodation with a fire place and private pool. It’s a perfect homebase for dining at the celebrated Roadvale Hotel or the hatted Blume at Boonah, or visiting the Scenic Rim Farm Shop and Café and Elderflower Farm. 

Stay Package:

All three night stays this Summer receive a complimentary grazing board served in a stylised setting in the Olive Grove and Chevy ride around the countryside! Book here

The Scenic Rim offers so many ways for visitors to escape the world and stay a little longer in charming cottages or bed and breakfasts, stylish guest houses, stunning holiday houses or luxurious retreats and hotels.

For all accommodation within the Scenic Rim click here and while you’re here:

The ultimate Scenic Rim family road trip

Sort your playlists and roll down the windows because here’s 12 great ideas for the ultimate family road trip, from kissing camels to picnics with alpacas.

Best pubs and places to sit and sip

If you’d like to sip the Shazza, the DiggaFat Man or the highly recommended PharQue beer, head to the Scenic Rim Brewery, if it’s gastro menus and signature dishes from an acclaimed chef, then you’ll need The Roadvale Hotel, and if you’re a Palmy fan, drive directly to The Canungra Hotel and order the ‘Parmegedon’. These are just two of the 11 classic Queenslander pubs that call the Scenic Rim home.

Pet friendly day trips and getaways

If you are a pet owner, then you know – holidays and day trips are better when everyone can travel. So cancel the dog-sitter, grab a leash, call ahead, and set the GPS for the Scenic Rim because here’s a PAWSOME list of pet-friendly accommodation, activities, parks and eateries.

Epic adventures, walks, runs, paddles, and swims

Best places to cool off

Places to stat with river access

Best picnic spots

Best holiday deals

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Just an hour from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, the Scenic Rim stretches from Canungra to The Lost World, Beaudesert to Boonah, Tamborine Mountain to Kalbar and is home to the ancient World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforests, six historic national parks, charming towns and villages, adventure parks, farm stays, craft breweries, boutique wineries, ecolodges, tantalising gourmet and locally led food experiences, world class camping and glamping and breathtaking spaces in between. It’s a region of more than 4,200 square kilometres of rich volcanic soil surrounded by ancient mountains and home to thousands of farmers and food creators, more than 30,000ha of parkland, plus three dams – Lake Moogerah, Lake Maroon and Wyaralong Dam.