"BEAUTIFUL BOONAH!" Boonah by balhannah

Boonah Travel Guide: 22 reviews and 73 photos

HEART OF THE SCENIC RIM

Boonah is located about an hours drive from Brisbane, or 11/2 hours from the Gold Coast.

At the roundabout heading into town, take the road that goes up the hill past the units for nice views of the town and countryside. In Summer, everything would be lovely and green.

For more info on this beautiful part of Queensland, that we absolutely love and visit quite often, see their website: www.boonahtourism.org.au

CHECK OUT THE SCENIC LOCATIONS!

Lake Moogerah(water skiing, water sports, fishing, picnic areas, camping)

Maroon Dam(water skiing, water sports, picnic area, often Kangaroos)

Mount French, (rock climbing, beautiful countryside views) Bush walking.

This link will take you to these places listed above

Templin Historical museum, Dairy cattle, Rose farm, Vineyards, Lavendar farm, Antique shops, Art galleries, Craft shops, Delightful hotels and more.........

Plenty of accommodation is available in the area.

Try gliding at the Boonah Gliding Club.
For more info: www.boonahgliding.com.au

Visit the Boonah Saturday Country Market 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month at Springlea Park

Go for a drive on any of the backroads around Boonah for the most beautiful views of the countryside. This is the Fassifern Valley and its a very rich agricultural area, mainly know for Carrots and Potatoes.

This area is a hidden gem, find it, explore it, and enjoy, we as locals certainly do

Nearly at then end of our 11,500km southern Australia holiday. Just one more town,BEAUDESERT and then home.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Delightful country town in a scenic setting
  • Cons:Nil
  • In a nutshell:Plenty for the adventurer to do here!
  • Last visit to Boonah: Dec 2012
  • Intro Updated Jul 24, 2013
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  • lmkluque's Profile Photo
    Nov 17, 2013 at 8:24 AM

    I love these small towns and all the things that can be found to do or see. Thanks Dee for the tour!

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Jul 24, 2013 at 7:16 PM

    You visit some really special places! So pretty here. Lovely page Dee!

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2012 at 3:09 AM

    This is a beautiful part of Queensland. Enjoyed the pics in your travelogues.

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    May 3, 2012 at 8:35 PM

    What beautiful landscapes and I love that Clydesdale Horse Monument at the visitor center. Nice page!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jan 16, 2012 at 1:10 PM

    What a scenic place ! I wonder why there is a mount French ! There must be an explanation. The Red backed Fairy Wrens are superb but I like also the bottle tree !

  • Greggor58's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2011 at 2:47 PM

    Thanks for the little "look" at rural Queensland, certainly seems pretty quiet.I really enjoyed the old "country" homes.Thanks for stopping by to enjoy one of your fav cities with me.BKK is a terrific place to explore isn't it!

  • amandajayne81's Profile Photo
    Jan 23, 2011 at 4:16 AM

    Boonah is a gorgeous place. It (well more so Aratula) is 1/2way to Bris so not a place I had often stopped. We did walk the Moogerah Dam wall the other day, definitely worth it.

  • ViajesdelMundo's Profile Photo
    Dec 18, 2010 at 8:18 AM

    again, great virtual tour of the beautiful countryside -- I like the 'Savage' and the Clydesdale.

  • Faiza-Ifrah's Profile Photo
    Jan 7, 2010 at 4:27 PM

    again a very shiny destination with great scenic views. i love all those bird shots that you successfully take.

  • evaanna's Profile Photo
    Dec 23, 2009 at 2:30 AM

    What a picturesque area! Lovely lakes, mountains, meadows and some beautiful architecture. Your photographs of nature are excellent - the picture of the wren is just super!

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