Where the locals understand that the best things in life are meant to be enjoyed
The Hinterlands are a beautiful country escape from city life
Located 2 hours south of Brisbane lies the wide skies of the Southern Downs Hinterlands. This largely untouched wilderness is located just 2 hours from Brisbane and provides excellent opportunities for travellers to enjoy and explore a different Queensland perspective.
Home to a magnificent luxury resort, located high in the mountains and to one of Australia’s most picturesque (and Queensland’s only) multi-day walking adventures, the Hinterlands are an incredible destination to take the whole family. With lush rainforest and outstanding mountain ranges, this is truly a destination worth discovering.
- Enjoy a 2 to 5 day walking adventure in Queensland’s picturesque Scenic Rim, discovering the magnificence of the brilliant region.
- Discover luxury at 1,100 metres above sea level at Spicers Peak Lodge, an award-winning accommodation nestled high in the Hinterland mountains.
- Uncover the Main Range National Park, a world-heritage listed and unspoiled outback wilderness.
The Queensland Hinterlands experiences warm and wet summers, and dry mild winters, much like the rest of the state.
In summer (December to February), the days are typically warm with expected rains, the average daily temperature sits at 30°C (86°F). In winter (June to August) the daily temperatures drop slightly on average, however they still maintain a mild average of between 20.8 – 22.2°C (69.4 – 71.9°F).
During the spring (September to November) and autumn (March to May) months the days daily vary between mild and warm, with the average daily temperature sitting between 23.8 – 29.2°C (74.8 – 84.6°F).