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Adventure and Outdoors

Take a road less travelled on an adventure drive inland. On this page you will find a range of suggested itineraries that share a sense of outdoor adventures. Follow in Ludwig Leichhardt’s steps along the Leichhardt Highway or explore one of the amazing natural wonders of Australia’s Country Way; For a change of pace, choose an itinerary along the Rural Getaway – the choice is yours!

The Great Bunya Drive

337km

From Toowoomba to Gympie

The Great Bunya Drive is a scenic self-drive route meandering through 390 kilometres of beautiful country landscapes.

Southern Drive

70km

From Eidsvold to Eidsvold

View fantastic farming country and fertile river flats on a road trip you won't forget. 

Rural Getaway

548km

From WARIALDA to MUNDUBBERA

Escape the hustle and bustle on this three-day itinerary that will take you on a journey back in time along the Rural Getaway.

Riverleigh Drive

20km

From Riverleigh to Mundubbera

Travel around lush orchards, vineyards and vast grazing country.

Past and Present Drive

211km

From Kilkivan to Boondooma

Explore Australia's history through from Kilkivan to Boondooma. Divulge in the best scenery and food the South Burnett has to offer.

National Parks and Adventure Drive

90km

From Monto to Cania Gorge – Kroombit Tops

For the 4WD enthusiast, this drive offers a voyage of discovery and adventure.

Mundubbera to Gayndah

50km

From Mundubbera to Gayndah

Take this drive through Mundubbera to Gayndah and discover beautiful countryside, friendly locals and historical gems.

Mount Morgan Explorer

83km

From Dululu to Rockhampton

Make your way from Dululu to Rockhampton via Mount Morgan, once home to the richest gold mine in the Southern Hemisphere!

Magical Mountains

86km

From Thangool to Kroombit Tops

Experience the magic of Mount Scoria and Kroombit Tops in this 'twin peaks' adventure

Historic Flagstaff Road

150km

From Taroom to Taroom

If you’re an experienced 4WD enthusiast expect some serious WOW moments! You’ll love this path less travelled with its spectacular panoramic views ove

Glenmoral Drive

76km

From Theodore to Theodore

The stations that lie among the gorges, gullies, plains and ranges of Banana Shire’s rich cattle country stretch out across grand vistas.

Fishing Trail Long Weekend

307km

From Yarraman to Boondooma

A fishing adventure through the South Burnett starting in the south of the region and finishing in the north.

Fishing the Fitzroy

150km

From Fitzroy River to Port Alma

Spend time Fishing the Fitzroy River and discover why Rockhampton is now the must do fishing destination in Queensland.

Farmers Country Drive

206km

From Toowoomba to Toowoomba

Enjoy a day trip from Toowoomba through the townships of Maclagan, Haden and Goombungee and get a glimpse into these picturesque landscapes.

Explore the “Beef Capital of Australia”

100km

From Rockhampton to The Caves

Spend a leisurely day touring the remarkable tourist attractions the region has on offer.

Eidsvold Drive

20km

From Muldilgie to Eidsvold

Take the alternative route to Eidsvold and discover unique and exciting sites along the way.

Defence Road Cracow Loop

147km

From Theodore to Theodore

The past lives large on this trail with wonderful markers and reminders along the way that capture the region’s unique history.

Become a Local Drive

85km

From Blackbutt to Murgon

The Local’s Drive gives you a taste of life in the South Burnett, and a quick guide on to how to plan a longer trip in the region.

Banana Loop

75km

From Banana to Banana

This short drive will take you deep into an epic story of Australia's coal mining industry.

Australia’s Country Way

1380km

From Sydney to Rockhampton

Australia's Country Way guides you to the delights and treasures that pepper the countryside of the Great Dividing Range. From Sydney to Rockhampton.