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ACTIVITIES: Suggestions for exploring The Scenic Rim

Wantalanya Chalets is your gateway to The Scenic Rim. Here are some suggestions for getting the most out your stay with us. First, some resources for hikers in the Lamington National Park and elsewhere:

1. The book Take A Walk in South-East Queensland by John & Lyn Daly (on sale at hiking equipment stores, e.g. K2 and Mountain Design, and some Tourist Information Offices)

2. The free map/brochure, Visitors Guide - Lamington National Park - Binna Burra and Green Mountains Sections.

3. A large (1MB) map of The Scenic Rim.


1. Drive to the North Road Lookout at Lower Beechmont for panoramic views | On the way, drop into Lower Beechmont Kitchen (Cafe & Restaurant) Foodfor a snack or meal or visit The General Store for a newspaper and groceries.

2. Drive to Rosins Lookout for spectacular views over the Numinbah Valley and the Springbrook Plateau | View Mt Warning in the distance, framed by the Numinbah Gap | Continue on to Canungra and visit the comprehensive Tourist Information Office for maps, brochures, souvenirs and local wine!

3. Drive to Binna Burra | Visit the National Parks & Wildlife Information Office - collect a free map | Do one of the half-day walks - the Caves Track is a good start (see FAQ page).

Mt Warning

Morans Falls


1. Drive to Mt Tamborine via the precipitous "goat track" which begins just outside of Canungra | Take in those breath- taking views | Explore the art galleries and visit the famous St Bernards Hotel.

2. Drive up to the Springbrook Plateau and National Park via the Nerang Murwillumbah Road and the Gold Coast Springbrook Road | Visit the Tourist Information Office | Enjoy more spectacular views and graded tracks.

3. Indulge your palate in a wine-tasting session and alfresco lunch beside the Canungra River at O'Reillys Winery on the way to O'Reillys Resort on Green Mountain.

4. Get to know famous Mt Warning and the Tweed Valley by visiting the impressive Rainforest Information Centre at Murwillumbah | The trip through the Numinbah Valley alone is definitely worthwhile | Complete the circuit by returning via the Gold Coast.