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A Wood-Fired Hot Tub Under the Stars, Mountains, Lakes and Farmstays – this is Winter in the Scenic Rim

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Escape to the country at the Moogie Collective at stunning Lake Moogerah

A Wood-Fired Hot Tub Under the Stars, Mountains, Lakes and Farmstays: Winter Escape Packages in the Scenic Rim


Since being named by global travel authority Lonely Planet as one of the hottest destinations to visit in 2022, the SCENIC RIM in Queensland has continued to win accolades. Last year delicious. magazine named it in the top 10 places to visit in Australia and this year, Qantas Travel Insider has included it in the Hottest Places in the World to Visit (the only Queensland inclusion)! Here’s some Winter escape packages to warm the cockles, starting with a Wood-Fired Hot Tub Under the Stars… (imagery here)


Moogie House, Glamping & Pod Accommodation – Lake Moogerah

** announcing the Wood-Fired Cedar Hot Tub under the stars at Moogie Glamping!

Escape to the country at the Moogie Collective at stunning Lake Moogerah. There’s three unique accommodation options: Moogie Glamp is a bespoke luxurious off-grid glamping couples retreat with the all-new Wood-Fired Cedar Hot Tub under the stars; Moogie Pod, a tiny pod for two with all the facilities you need including privacy, its own outdoor area and firepit and views, and Moogie House with family and friends (dogs are welcome at Moogie House too!), for 6 people. Enjoy a campfire treat featuring baked brie, local Moogerah honey, and freshly grown rosemary, served with accompaniments, and a bag of firewood.

The Deal: Valid till Fri 23 Aug 2024 - Stay 4 nights and only pay for 3 night’s accommodation.

Email:        Phone: 0411 501 105           Website:


Binna Burra Lodge Tiny Wild Houses – Winter Romance Package

Binna Burra is the world class, Heritage-listed destination in Woonoongoora, Lamington National Park, immersed in the Gondwana Rainforest.

The Deal: Valid till Wed 31 Jul 2024 - a romantic escape amidst the breathtaking beauty of Binna Burra Lodge. The 2-night romance package includes daily breakfast and dinner, a bottle of sparkling wine, chocolates, a grazing board, late checkout, and more. For the ultimate carefree retreat, book the all-inclusive package and let them take care of the romantic planning, ensuring an unforgettable getaway for you and your loved one.

Email:                    Phone: 07 5533 3622



O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat - Stay 3 Pay 2 Deal

From star lit crackling campfires to stunningly clear mountain vistas Winter at O’Reillys is spectacular – and home to possibly the most spectacular infinity pool! Explore World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park from multi-award winning O'Reillys Rainforest Retreat, operated by passionate third-generation OReilly family members whose family pioneered eco-tourism. Opt for guided bird walks, animal shows and the famed Tree Top Walk, test your skills on an off road two-wheeled Segway tour to Moran’s Falls, followed by blissing out in the Lost World Day Spa and the 25-metre wet edge infinity lap pool. Stay in cosy serviced accommodation at the Retreat with views over the western McPherson Ranges, or one of 48 architecturally designed Villas.

The Deal: Starting at only $610 Twin Share (2 Adults) for two night - receive 2 Nights’ Accommodation, Buffet Breakfast daily, an optional shuttle transfer to Binna Burra plus keep warm with your choice of an O'Reillys Scarf or Beanie from the Gift Shop.

Email:                  Phone: 07 5502 4911                         Website:


Clandulla Cottages & Farmstay

With over 100 individual animals to feed, Farmer Matt always needs helping hands. Every morning and afternoon help him feed the farm animals their favourite treats. The animals love the company of guests and make the perfect photo companions.

The Deal: Book a family farmstay experience between 2 June and 30 September with the promo code Roger24 to receive 10% off and receive a delectable gift to be enjoyed by the whole family.

Email:               Phone: 0497 772 134           Website:


Greenlee Cottages

Stay in one of four contemporary cottages, with a backdrop of a remnant macadamia orchard. Soak up the great views of the Canungra Valley from the deck, listen to the Canungra Creek, relax with a good book and immerse yourself in nature. The cottages accommodate between two and four people. A barbecue and pizza oven gazebo is available at any time. Close to O'Reillys, Binna Burra and Tamborine Mountain.

The Deal: stay four nights mid-week and pay for only three, including a breakfast basket of Scenic Rim goodies.


The Eagles Nest

Nestled on the foothills of the world-renown and heritage listed Lamington National Park, The Eagles Nest is a luxurious, pet friendly hinterland guest house on a 50 acre ridgeline, with 360 degrees of the Scenic Rim and a heated pool!

The Deal: Valid till Mon 08 Jul 2024 20% Off Winter School Holidays. 2 night min.

Email:        Phone: 0431 281 053           Website:


Mt Barney Lodge in the World Heritage listed national park

Nestled at the base of the World Heritage-listed Mount Barney National Park, Mt Barney Lodge is the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends. Showcasing glorious views of Mt Barney and Mt Maroon and access to the creek, nearby waterholes and local walks, this is a Winter getaway not to be missed.

The Deal: specials across weekends to mid-July HERE


Dig It on Tamborine Mountain

Australia’s first ever mini-excavator park at Tamborine Mountain, is just an hour from the Gold Coast and Brisbane. Dig IT has welcomed thousands of kids (and grownups) to sit in the driver’s seat to operate their own mini-excavator, just like a real construction worker, in an outdoor construction zone on a mountain famous for rocks, and at a place that’s legendary for families, Thunderbird Park! It’s the BEST DAY EVER!

The Deal: Book a session for two or more kids on a Monday or Tuesday, and each child will receive a free Dig IT Croc Jibbitz pack! These packs include 6 excavator-themed Jibbitz, perfect for customizing their Crocs and taking a piece of Dig IT fun home with them. Valid till Mon 02 Sep 2024.

2 hour sessions - BOOKINGS and website here  |  Phone 1800 00 DIGIT or email

Accommodation and campaign available at Thunderbirds Park HERE


Stay a little longer

The Scenic Rim offers so many ways for visitors to escape the world and stay a little longer in charming cottages or bed and breakfasts, stylish guest houses, stunning holiday houses or luxurious retreats and hotels.

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Just an hour from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, the Scenic Rim stretches from Canungra to The Lost World, Beaudesert to Boonah, Tamborine Mountain to Kalbar and is home to the ancient World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforests, six historic national parks, charming towns and villages, adventure parks, farm stays, craft breweries, boutique wineries, ecolodges, tantalising gourmet and locally led food experiences, world class camping and glamping and breathtaking spaces in between. It’s a region of more than 4,200 square kilometres of rich volcanic soil surrounded by ancient mountains and home to thousands of farmers and food creators, more than 30,000ha of parkland, plus three dams - Lake Moogerah, Lake Maroon and Wyaralong Dam.



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