The Scenic Rim region is a thriving rural paradise set in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range and surrounded by world heritage listed national parks. Known for its breathtaking scenery, it is a popular tourist destination offering visitors plenty to see and do.
From its myriad of wineries and art galleries to expansive bushwalking tracks, state of the art equine facilities, growing rural communities and friendly country charm, the Scenic Rim region is a must see destination.
Its main towns are Beaudesert, Boonah, Rathdowney, Kooralbyn, Kalbar, Aratula, Canungra, Tamborine Mountain, Harrisville and Peak Crossing. The region’s primary businesses are agricultural/horticultural production, the equine industry and tourism/ecotourism. The Bromelton State Development Area is located a few kilometres west of Beaudesert and is proposed to be one of Queensland’s largest transport and logistics precincts.
The Scenic Rim region contains more than 30,000 hectares of parkland, including national parks and council controlled parks. The region also contains three dams: Lake Moogerah, Lake Maroon and Wyaralong Dam. Supported by a thriving economy, a farming industry and a vibrant arts community, the Scenic Rim has a strong community spirit and friendly locals. Residents enjoy the relaxed, hospitable lifestyle afforded by the small country towns and villages which features fantastic scenery and great outdoors as well as a mix of traditional and alternative forms of rural business and industry.