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 ...
From Eidsvold to Eidsvold
View fantastic farming country and fertile river flats on a road trip you won't forget.
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.
Rockhampton to Emerald via the Sandstone Wonders
From Rockhampton to Emerald
Take a scenic detour from Rockhampton to Emerald along the Dawson Highway.
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!
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
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.
From Muldilgie to Eidsvold
Take the alternative route to Eidsvold and discover unique and exciting sites along the way.
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. ...
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. ...
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.
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.
From Brisbane to Innaminka
The Adventure Way takes you from Brisbane, to the outback plains where the mulga slowly gives way to ...