Great country drives

Enjoy one of our many scenic and relaxing drives in the region. Experience 'Steele Rudd' country or enjoy a drive through many of the National Parks. There is a day trip to suit all tastes. Trip times indicated on the maps are driving times only and do not include stops along the way. Your country drive can start and finish at any point along the map.

Australia's Country Way

Australia's Country Way is a self-guided drive from Sydney to Rockhampton. Travelling along the countryside of the Great Dividing Range, enjoy the drive as it takes you through our region along the New England Highway. Stop to enjoy some of the attractions, breathtaking views and scenery that are on offer.

Check out all the attractions along the way from www.queensland.com or view the Google map for our region only.

Farmers country drive

Enjoy a day trip from Toowoomba through the townships of Maclagan, Haden and Goombungee. Explore the Australian Army Flying Museum at Oakey, the Muntapa Tunnel near Peranga, take a walk through the remnant rainforest at the Palms National Park near Cooyar, enjoy the country hospitality of Goombungee and visit the Rangemore Estate and 2nd 2 None wineries.

View the route on Google maps.

High country drive

This half day trip takes you to the historic and picturesque Spring Bluff railway station, then through Highfields to explore its boutique shops and historical Pioneer Village. Step back in time at the Carbethon Folk Museum in Crows Nest, then enjoy a leisurely drive back past the Crows Nest and Ravensbourne national parks and lakes of Cressbrook and Perseverance.

View the route on Google maps.

Great Bunya country drive

Take a day trip to the tranquil Bunya Mountains. Along the way see the historic Jimbour House, Dalby Pioneer Park Museum, the Dingo Barrier Fence near Jandowae and the township of Bell.

View the route on Google maps.

Open plains country drive

This day trip to Millmerran takes you through some of Australia's most productive agricultural land. Stop in at Pittsworth and visit the Pioneer Historical Village and the restored Tattersalls Club Hotel. Whilst in Millmerran enjoy the view from the Commodore Peak Lookout, take a look through the Millmerran museum and the National Trust listed All Saints Anglican Church in Yandilla.

View the route on Google maps.

Steele Rudd country drive

Enjoy a half day trip that takes you through the heart of 'Steele Rudd' country. Stop off at the Bull & Barley Inn at Cambooya, then visit Steele Rudd's Shingle Hut at East Greenmount. Then travel onto the township of Nobby where you can find Rudd's Pub and the Sister Kenny memorial. Experience the townships of Clifton and Allora or take a short detour and spend some time at the Darling Downs Zoo at Pilton or visit the Preston Peak Winery.

View the route on Google maps 

Last Updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018 08:41
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