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Family Friendly

Load up the car, fill the tank and get out to explore the real Australia on a family road trip! On this page you will find a range of boredom-busting, family-friendly itineraries that won’t break the holiday budget.

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.

Scenic Way


From Biloela to Biloela

Much like the Dawson Valley, Banana Shire’s Callide Valley provides rich coal resources and vital power supplies to Queensland.

Rural Villages


From Biloela to Biloela

Terrific way to experience country life, the rural villages to the north of the shire may seem small but they are the big heart of their community.

Northern Highlights of the Leichhardt Highway


From Goondiwindi to Yeppoon

Take the fastest highway out of Melbourne to the calm beauty of the tropics.

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!

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.

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.

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.