Gourmet Country & Outback

duration: 8 days / 7 nights

This drive serves up a virtual smorgasbord of experiences. Discover gourmet food and wine in the spectacular Granite Belt Region.  The captivating scenery and stunning natural attractions along the route are a truly visual feast.  Immerse yourself in the local culture and connect with these welcoming communities.  You'll go home with a new understanding of the rich experiences to be found in Big Sky Country regions.

Highlights

  • Follow the Scenic Falls Drive

    Discover Queen Mary Falls, where Spring Creek tumbles 40 metres to the valley below. Choose from the Cliff or Queen Mary Falls circuits or, if you’re keen, do both!

  • Follow the Strangebird Alternate Wine Trail

    Strange Bird is the quirky name given to the Granite Belt’s self drive alternative wine trail. A delicious change from the everyday – take the Granite Belt’s Strange Bird Alternate Wine Trail and discover a whole new world of wine.

  • Nindigully Pub

    Call in for a refreshment at Queensland's oldest hotel, still in it's original condition. In it's past life the pub was a Cobb and Co change over station. These days it's famous for it's huge road train burger.

  • Sample the local wine

    Call into Riversands Winery in St George for a wine tasting. There's also a great cafe on site.

  • Bonus Downs Farm Stay

    Get involved in the daily activities at Bonus Downs Farm Stay near Mitchell.

  • Visit the Roma Saleyards

    Make time to take a free tour of the Roma Saleyards, the largest cattle selling facility in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Chinchilla Melons

    Make a stop in Chinchilla, Australia's melon capital. Pick up some fresh watermelon to take home.

  • Ravensbourne National Park

    Enjoy a picnic at the stunning Ravensbourne National Park's Beutel Lookout