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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!

Yowah Opal Sidetrip


From Yowah to Yowah

The turnoff to Yowah is 18 km west of Eulo on the Adventure Way. Its then 73 km which includes 23km on dirt roads. Discover the story of Australia’s national gem in Yowah....

The Great Bunya Drive


From Toowoomba to Gympie

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

Southern Inland Fishing Loop


From St George to Bollon

This part of Queensland is famous for its fresh water fishing. The rivers and waterways that traverse the Balonne Shire are ...

Southern Drive


From Eidsvold to Eidsvold

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

Rural Getaway



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

Rockhampton to Emerald via the Sandstone Wonders


From Rockhampton to Emerald

Take a scenic detour from Rockhampton to Emerald along the Dawson Highway.

Riverleigh Drive


From Riverleigh to Mundubbera

Travel around lush orchards, vineyards and vast grazing country.

Past and Present Drive


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


From Monto to Cania Gorge – Kroombit Tops

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

Mundubbera to Gayndah


From Mundubbera to Gayndah

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

Mount Morgan Explorer


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


From Thangool to Kroombit Tops

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

Historic Flagstaff Road


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


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


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


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


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”


From Rockhampton to The Caves

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

Eidsvold Drive


From Muldilgie to Eidsvold

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

Discover Thargomindah


From Thargomindah to Thargomindah

Check out the stone Cobb & Co Crossing which was the main access into town across the Bulloo River before bridges were built. ...

Discover Eulo


From Eulo to Eulo

Imagine a lovely green oasis, set amongst the mulga. This is Eulo. It’s little more than a one-pub, one-general store town and yet it has a distinct charm. ...

Discover Cunnamulla


From Cunnamulla to Cunnamulla

You’ll know you’ve arrived when you spot the Cunnamulla Fella. This larger-than-life statue is a tribute to the Aussie larrikin stockman....

Defence Road Cracow Loop


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


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


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


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.

Adventure Way


From Brisbane to Innaminka

The Adventure Way takes you from Brisbane, to the outback plains where the mulga slowly gives way to ...