Southern Downs & Granite Belt

Must-do activities in the Southern Downs & Granite Belt Region

When you're navigating your way around a new place, having some local knowledge can go a long way in uncovering those deeper hidden gems. Take a look at a compilation of must-do activities in the Southern Downs & Granite Belt Region, curated by our team.

Girraween National Park – Roughly translating to ‘place of flowers’, Girraween National Park attracts avid hikers and nature explorers for more than just its blooms. Combine the massive granite outcrops with clear flowing streams, dense eucalypt forest, wetlands, and shrubland and you’ve got over 11,000 hectares of nature to explore.

Main Range National Park – With impressive mountain peaks, escarpments and ridges offering breathtaking views as well as home to the jewel of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area – Queen Mary Falls, rare and endangered wildlife and a popular bushwalking destination, this is one to add to the bucket list.

Events in Region

Jumpers and Jazz in July – Celebrated in July each year, Jumpers and Jazz is Queensland's quirkiest yarnbombing and jazz winter festival! See Warwick transformed with trees and buildings covered in coloured yarn and textiles. There are over 100 events across 10 days including a Bonfire Night, live entertainment and all the Jazz.