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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

337km

From Toowoomba to Gympie

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

Scenic Way

75km

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

163km

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.

Riverleigh Drive

20km

From Riverleigh to Mundubbera

Travel around lush orchards, vineyards and vast grazing country.

Northern Highlights of the Leichhardt Highway

694km

From Goondiwindi to Yeppoon

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.