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The heart of the Scenic Rim


Beautiful Boonah lies in the heart of the Scenic Rim, a short drive to many surrounding towns with stunning views wherever you turn. This friendly town offers much to do from dining in one of our many cafes or hotels to appreciating our local artists in our townships galleries.


In the last few years the Scenic Rim has seen some wonderful changes to the area.


Below are some of the attraction’s you will not want to miss.

Visit our wonderful sister venue the Commercial Hotel with a newly renovated a la carte bistro and takeaway. Our friendly staff loves to go above and beyond to make your lunch or dinner enjoyable. Our talented chef Michael gives you a wide variety of choices from our famous gourmet pizzas to Everyday Specials using fresh and local produce.

Open Sunday Lunch and Monday – Saturday lunch and Dinner, you will not want to miss out on dining at this exquisite place.


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Scenic Rim Brewery & Café is a small family owned, Australian brewery from southeast Queensland’s Scenic Rim region. As the name suggests, the Scenic Rim is known for its natural assets. With fresh air, clear water and natural ingredients, we can’t think of a better place to brew beer. Our beers have been developed to quench more than your thirst. The dedication of our craft brewer combined with the best ingredients, ensures all round sensory experience – after all we have five senses and only one thirst. Open from Thursday to Sunday 10am – 5pm.


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Kooroomba Lavender Farm and Vineyard has been created as a unique tourist destination, nestled in the Fassifern Valley at Mt Alford near Boonah. The property consists of a cellar door, the Kooroomba Restaurant and our Lavender Gift Shop, which overlooks a six hectare vineyard and breathtaking lavender fields, with magnificent views of the scenic rim mountains. Kooroomba Vineyard and Lavender Farm provides a southern France experience on the doorstep of Brisbane and is the perfect setting for any festivity or just relaxing day away.

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The Queensland Moto Park, located at Wyaralong, features trails and facilities for motocross, freestyle motorcycling, peewees and quads. This facility is a collaboration between Motorcycling Queensland, Australian Dirt Bike Adventures, Moto Solutions, Invert Management, the Queensland Government and the Council of Mayors (SEQ). As well as riding tracks and trails, the park features unpowered camping facilities and an amenities block.

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The Scenic Rim is a popular destination for fishing and boating.

Its home to three dams – Maroon Dam in the south, Moogerah Dam in the west and the newer Wyaralong Dam, located between Boonah and Beaudesert.


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The Scenic Rim offers many day activities to keep you busy for your stay whether it is bush walking, rock climbing, horse riding or even four wheel driving.

Lilly brook horse-riding and bush walking trails stretches over 30kms boasting stunning views of Mt Barney, Mt Lindsay and Flinders rock.

If you are a rock climbing enthusiast, The scenic rim’s most popular rock climbing spot is Frog Buttress on the north-west side of Mt French in the Moogerah Peaks National Park. It’s formed by Rhyolite columns and has about 400 documented routes.

If you like off road challenges and spectacular scenery then you’ll love four-wheel driving around the scenic rim. There are a number of dedicated facilities such as the Scenic Rim Adventure Park, Mt Barney Retreat and the famous Duck Creek Road.

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