One region many stories...
Welcome to the South Burnett regions wonderful landscapes...
Welcome to the South Burnett, where warm country hospitality meets picturesque destinations in the heart of the great southeast. Home to the ancient Bunya Pines, some of Queensland’s newest wineries and rail trails and over a century of peanut farming, timber milling and dairying - this regional pocket is brimming with rich history, delicious local produce and hundreds of breath-taking views you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re looking for adrenaline-pumping action or a tranquil weekend getaway, there’s a perfect South Burnet spot just waiting to explore from seeing the South Burnett’s wonderful landscapes and top tourism spots to meeting the friendly locals and getting to know more about the region’s fascinating history. From the Bunya Mountains to Boat Mountain and everything in between. This page is designed to help you discover the stories behind many of the region’s biggest tourist destinations, as well as some of its best-known secrets, helping you choose where to have your next South Burnett escape, so get ready to start planning and come and visit the South Burnett - where the adventure begins the moment you hit the red soil.
About The Region
Explore the South Burnett Towns
Explore what is on in the South Burnett
Seeking adventure on the water
Explore some great Fishing & adventure spots in the South Burnett
Meet some of the local wildlife
Tantalise your taste buds with local award winning wine
Cycling & The Rail Trails
Explore the South Burnett on two wheels
History, Art & Culture
Make your way through some truly unique attractions
Experience Winter in the South Burnett
As the days swiftly close in on the winter solstice and the temperature begins to dip down to sweater weather conditions, the best time for tourism settles across the South Burnett. June, July and August are by far the most popular months for tourists to explore the great southeast, with the perfect crisp days lending themselves to adventure and snuggly nights providing the perfect opportunity to snuggle up around a rustic wood fire. Whether you’re spending the evenings in a cosy Bunya Mountain chalet, a picturesque farm stay or one of the region’s comfortable hotels or motels there’s plenty of winter warming activities to keep the whole family entertained.
Festival Season has kicked off in the South Burnett
About the Region
With eight towns, six villages, several national forests and nature conservations, three picturesque dams and a range of stunning waterways in between, The South Burnett is home to enough excitement and adventure for an entire month of exploration. Visit South Burnett has broken the information down into townships to make exploring each town and it’s nearby attractions as easy as possible. Don’t forget to take a physical map in case you run out of phone service while out and about on some of the region’s back roads. Happy exploring! ↑
Explore the regions beautiful countryside or wander through our national parks and take in breath taking views, do a spot of bird watching, try your luck fossicking and maybe take in a round of golf or two. ↑
After nearly 30 years of exciting growth, the South Burnett Wine industry might be one of Australia’s younger collections of vineyards but the creation of wine has played a long part of the region’s history with local production as old as the European settlement itself. ↑
Cycling & The Rail Trail
One of the best ways to see the South Burnett is from the saddle, of a bicycle that is. With hundreds of kilometres of rail trail and mountain bike tracks crossing some of the best forest and country scenery southeast Queensland has to offer, there’s a patch of bike path for every rider, no matter the skill level. ↑