Easter & Autumn Staycation Specials within the Scenic Rim

Picnics with miniature donkeys, walks with alpacas, luxury on mountaintops, sips in vineyards, dog friendly stays and country cottage getaways; here’s where to stay this Autumn 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)!

With 23 Easter and Autumn Staycay Specials announced, now is the time to visit this extraordinary region and see what all the fuss is about! 


Mount French Lodge – private mountaintop luxury

High on a majestic mountainside overlooking the Scenic Rim near Boonah, Mount French Lodge exudes modern luxury. The Lodge is designed for a small group experience and included is breakfast and dinner created from local produce from the gourmet kitchen, select beverages, a stunning saltwater pool, huge lawn area, tennis courts, the famous Great Room and exclusive use of the property.

Stay Package

The Self Indulge Package – a minimum of 4 rooms at $400 per room per night weekdays, and $600 per room per night weekends.

The All-Inclusive Package – a minimum 4 rooms at $800 per room per night weekdays, and $1000 per room per night, weekends and provides exclusive access to the property, including the new pavilion area, up to 8 luxury apartments that can sleep up to 16 people, and the ‘Great Room’. On arrival, a signature cocktail or mocktail, and a grazing platter made with Scenic Rim produce, and free flowing drinks including a wide selection of wines, beers, and premium spirits and the property’s shuttle bus. Book Mount French Lodge139 Lutter Rd, Charlwood QLD 4309

Destination Scenic Rim Mount French Accommodation

Beechmont Estate – five star luxury and flavours on high

A luxury country retreat on Lamington National Park’s Beechmont plateau 600m above sea level, Beechmont Estate is home to luxury cabins and pavilions across a 75 acre property of idyllic hinterland countryside and the acclaimed onsite restaurant – The Paddock. It is part of the exclusive Morris Escapes, a portfolio of boutique sustainable experiences that celebrate Queensland’s diverse natural beauty. The Estate is harnessing cutting-edge renewables technology to become Australia’s first carbon positive hotel.

Stay Package

Beechmont Cabin Bed & Breakfast $599 or dinner, bed & breakfast $829.

Hinterland View Cabin Bed & Breakfast $649 or dinner, bed & breakfast $879.

Luxury Pavilion Bed & Breakfast $899 or dinner, bed & breakfast $1,129.

Offer is valid for stays from 28th March 2024 to 2nd April 2024. Email reservations@northernescape.com.au and quote ‘Easter’ to book.  422 Binna Burra Rd, Beechmont QLD 4211

Destination Scenic Rim Beechmont Estate Accommodation

Binna Burra Sky Lodges and Tiny Wild Houses – at breathtaking Binna Burra

Enjoy a romantic Autumn escape amidst the breathtaking beauty of Binna Burra Lodge. The 2-night package includes daily breakfast and dinner, a welcoming bottle of sparkling wine, chocolates, a grazing board, late checkout and more. Binna Burra is the world class, Heritage-listed destination in Woonoongoora, Lamington National Park, immersed in the Gondwana Rainforest. At the Sky Lodges, wake up to stunning views in your eco-friendly apartment designed with local stone and reclaimed hardwood. At the Tiny Wild Houses, enjoy a romantic escape perched on the Bellbird clifftop with a Queen-sized bed, and epic views through floor to ceiling glass walls.

Stay Package:

Sky Lodges and Tiny Wild Houses until 28 May 2024, Studios at $550 per night and Tiny Wild Houses $600 per night. Book here binnaburralodge.com.au/specials/romance-package

1040 Binna Burra Road, Beechmont

Destination Scenic Rim Binna Burra Tiny House Accommodation

Cedar Creek Lodges at Tamborine Mountain – vista suites by the creek

Nestled high into the mountain along the stunning ever-flowing Cedar Creek is Cedar Creek Lodges, a magnificent destination featuring a range of accommodation, from glamping to luxury lodges, rooms and suites, cabins and camping. Multi-award winning and a standout stay experience, the site is shared by Thunderbird Park, the eco-tourism adventure park. Check which accommodation options are dog friendly!

Stay Package:

Autumn special on VISTA SUITES – starting from $329 per night, for reservations until 31 May. For new bookings only. Subject to availability.  Book here using the code AUTUMNSPECIAL

Cnr Cedar Creek Falls & Tamborine Mountain Rds, Tamborine Mountain, QLD, 4272 MAP

Destination Scenic Rim Cedar Creek Lodge Accommodation

Barney Creek Vineyard & Cottages – take your pooch!

Nestled at the base of the World Heritage-listed Mount Barney National Park, this pocket of paradise is the perfect hideaway. Five cottages have been seamlessly blended into the natural environment, with glorious views and access to the creek, the lake, the vineyard, a rambling country garden and of course, the mountains. Dog friendly!

Stay Package:

Stay 4, pay 3. Book a 4 night stay between now and April 24 2024, and pay for only 3, PLUS receive a complimentary bottle of their very own sparkling shiraz rose. Starting from $250 per night. The Cellar Door is OPEN for Wine Tastings over the Easter weekend. Valid for bookings made directly through the website – book here

Destination Scenic Rim Barney Creek Cottages Accommodation

Mt Barney Lodge – three Autumn Staycays 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 getaway not to be missed.

Stay Package 1:

Bring your family* for a stay and another family – for FREE.

Valid for bookings made directly through the website – book here, or via the office 07 55443233.

Quote Mt Barney Family when booking for the offer to be applied to your booking.

*Must pay for 2 adults and 2 children to redeem the offer. Children are 3-12 years.

Maximum of 2 adults and 2 children for free, additional adults are $20/per adult per night and children are $15/per child per night. Mt Barney Lodge standard terms and conditions apply

Valid for stays from 1 April 2024 till 30 April 2024 (excluding ANZAC weekend 25-28 April 2024), and a maximum of 4 nights. Camping only, not valid with any accommodation. Not valid with any other offer.

Stay Package 2:

Sunday is on us. A first offer ever for Mount Barney Lodge: book a Friday to Monday stay and Sunday is FREE.

Stay 3, pay 2. Book a three night stay in any of our accommodations and pay for only two nights, because Sunday is on them! Valid for bookings made directly through the website – book here, or via the office 07 55443233. Quote “Sunday on Mt Barney Lodge” for your free Sunday night.

*Mt Barney Lodge standard terms and conditions apply. Valid for Friday to Monday 05/04/24-08/04/24 only.

Accommodation only, not valid for camping. Not valid with any other offer.

Stay Package 3:

Mt Barney Lodge – Pay 3, Stay 4. Book the Hybrid Caravans, Kaiee and Wahlmaroon – an adults only retreat, where you bring your food and the rest is done for you. With a king-size bed, baby weberQ bbq, 12v fridge, car parking for 1 vehicle and a brazier with kindling and firewood supplied, this is the perfect unplugged romantic destination.

Stay 4, pay 3. Book a four night stay and pay for only three.

*Valid for bookings made directly through the website – book here, or via the office 07 55443233.  Quote “Mt Barney 4 for 3” when booking for your free 4th night. Mt Barney Lodge standard terms and conditions apply.

Valid for stays from 1 April 2024 till 30 April 2024 (excluding ANZAC weekend 25-28 April 2024). Not valid with any other offer.

Destination Scenic Rim Mt Barney Lodge Accommodation

Mountview Alpaca Farmhouse – Unwind, relax & soak under the stars, walk with the alpacas

A stone’s throw from Mountview Alpaca Farm and O’Reilly’s Vineyard in the Scenic Rim, you’ll find the Mountview Alpaca Farmhouse nestled in a private five acre country property. Featuring luxe country charm with modern amenities, stunning rural views and private spaces including an outdoor bath to gaze at the stars. Take the whole family as the farmhouse caters for up to seven guests, the kids will love the alpacas and collecting farm fresh eggs.

Stay Package:

Stay a minimum of 2 nights from now until 31st May 2024, to receive a free breakfast hamper with farm fresh eggs, a bottle of O’Reilly’s Sparkling on arrival plus a $100 gift voucher. Includes 2 adults and up to 4 kids for a 30min Alpaca Experience. Check Availability Here  From $570 per night. 852 Lamington National Park Road, Canungra

Destination Scenic Rim Mountview Alpaca Farm Accommodation

Homeostasis Retreats | Wellness Cabin

Experience the newly built, architecturally designed Wellness Cabin overlooking the rainforest on Tamborine Mountain. Relax and “leave no trace” in this healthy, harmonious, natural + sustainable space for your next holiday. Unwind in the artisan clay rendered walls with your own private, luxurious bathhouse, off-grid, fireplace, firepit, organic gardens + chooks. Suits couples, health/ wellness retreats + small families.

Stay Package:

Enjoy a complimentary bottle of local Witches Falls NV Bird Dog Sparkling Brut for all retreats booked in April + May 2024, starting from $250 p/n. Code: Easter2024.  Book here homeostasis retreats

Destination Scenic Rim Homeostasis Retreat Accommodation


Yalbaroo Scenic Rim Retreat – a country barn getaway with bubbles

An old barn converted to create perfect country escape, with gorgeous gardens, a bubbling crystal clear creek and a beautiful private outlook, this is Yalbaroo. From the outside it’s rustic, and on the inside it boasts all the modern comforts. Enjoy the complimentary bottle of bubbles by the fire pit, and meet their friendly animals.  It’s dog friendly, and there’s additional camping options.

Stay Package:

Select dates during March and April and receive a 20% discount on every night booked, minimum two night stay.

PLUS receive a complimentary bottle of picnic bubbles. Starting from $ 168.

Valid only for bookings made directly through the website (yalbaroo.com.au) using code EASTER or by calling Teena on 0413 181 168. 772 Cainbable Creek Rd, Cainbable Q 4285

Destination Scenic Rim Yalbaroo Accommodation

The Bearded Dragon Hotel Spa Suites – Picnic with the donkeys!

Hop into the Easter spirit at this charming Tamborine Hinterland retreat. The property offers stunning views of lush landscapes, a quaint Easter-themed farmyard with adorable miniature donkeys, is just a few minutes from the scenic Tamborine Mountain and has room service, endless Nespresso & Easter chocolates!

Stay Package:

Book a 2-night stay and enjoy a FREE picnic with the Miniature Donkeys! Reserve your Easter getaway between now and April 30, 2024, and this ‘priceless’ fun activity, along with a complimentary brunch & refreshments.

Starting from $249 per night, book here 2 Tamborine Mountain Road, Tamborine

Destination Scenic Rim Bearded Dragon Accommodation

Worendo Cottages – Lost World getaways

Set in the magical Lost World valley of the Scenic Rim, and overlooking the Gondwana world heritage-listed rainforest mountains of Lamington National Park, Worendo Cottages offer stunning, simplistic beauty at is best – with both farm house and luxury cottage options. It’s an escape from the fast lane in a stunning and peaceful wilderness setting.

Stay package

April Offer – 25% Off plus inclusions! Free Firewood and Marshmallows to roast, Kayak Hire, and Daily Animal Feeding Session. Available for stays between April 1st 2024 and April 30th 2024.  Cannot be used in conjunction with another offer. Full details and Online Booking here. From $390 per night including 4 people.

97 Cedar Creek Road, Darlington, outside Beaudesert

Destination Scenic Rim Worendo Cottages

Ketchup’s Bank Glamping – the famed luxury eco tent retreat

Ketchup’s Bank Glamping offers the glamour of luxury accommodation with the romance of camping under the stars. South East Queensland’s first couples’ luxury tents are near Boonah in the heart of the Scenic Rim, only 90 minutes from Brisbane. There’s the choice of either a Luxury Eco-tent providing a truly unique camping experience complete with ensuite, quality linens, private deck with spectacular views, campfire and alfresco kitchen, or the Scenic Rim’s first Tiny House retreat with an entire ridge all to yourself! Relax by the campfire and toast marshmallows or unwind on your balcony with a glass of wine as you watch the wallabies grazing.

Stay package

20% off standard retreat room rates (excluding packages and hampers) for stays in April. From $215 per night (a midweek stay in Ironbark Eco-tent). Book here using the codeword VISIT. 726 Green Hills Road, Cannon Creek

Destination Scenic Rim Ketchups Bank Glamping

The Old Church Bed & Breakfast – take the entire family, and the pooches too!

Ideal for an entire family Easter getaway! In a peaceful rural setting, only minutes from Boonah, this stunning property can sleep 14 with 4 en-suited rooms, an accessible bathroom plus a Mezzanine space, a plunge pool and farm animals. Dog friendly!

Stay package:

Easter special – entire Church sleeping 14, 3 nights stay for only $2700, a $500 saving. Direct bookings receive a complimentary bottle of wine. Mid-week couple until the end of April stay 3 nights, only pay for 2. Book direct

Destination Scenic Rim The Old Church Accommodation

Olive View Farm – getaway to the grove!

Olive View Estate (say it quickly, it morphs to I love you!) is a 700 tree Olive Grove just minutes away from Boonah with stunning views and is pet friendly. The Grove Cottage is a historic Queenslander lovingly renovated as couples, friends and family accommodation with a fire place and private pool. It’s a perfect homebase for dining at the celebrated Roadvale Hotel or Blume at Boonah, or visiting the Scenic Rim Farm Café and Elderflower Farm.

Stay Package:

$200 per night for 2 people on a minimum 2 nights, FREE $80 grazing board and chevy ride. Book here

58 Kulgun Road Kulgun near Kalbar

Destination Scenic Rim Olive View Farm Accommodation

Country Mile Escape – peace and luxury in a country setting

Discover the perfect blend of tranquillity and luxury at Country Mile Escape.

Stay Package:

Stay 3, pay 2. Book a three-night stay from the 1stApril to 30th May and enjoy a complimentary bottle of Canungra Valley Vineyard Picnic Bubble on arrival.

Starting from $250 per night, book via email trish@countrymileescape.com.au

63 Little Flying Fox Road, Flying Fox, QLD, 4275

Destination Scenic Rim Country Mile Escape Accommodation

Moogie Madness Package

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; 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.

Stay Package:

Stay four nights, pay for three: book a four-night stay between now and 31st May 2024 and only pay for 3 nights.

Valid for direct bookings through the website only – moogiehouse.com.au Prices start from $340 per night.

Moogerah Connection Road 48, Moogerah, near Boonah

Book on 5544 6688 or email info@TheKooralbynValley.com.au

Destination Scenic Rim Mooglie Tiny House Accommodation

Cedar Glen Farmstay – a country stay and dog friendly camping

At the foothills of Lamington National Park in the Lost World within the Scenic Rim, Cedar Glen Farmstay offers a picturesque escape. Guests are free to roam the property, enjoy walking tracks, animal feeding and swimming in the river, staying in one of the cottages or camping under the stars.

Stay Package

Enjoy 50% off accommodation, Monday to Thursday in the Dairy, Stinson, or Wallaby Cottage from 1 March 2024 to 30 April 2024. Receive a FREE campfire pack on all weekend stays including, firewood, marshmallows, and a damper recipe with ingredients to cook over the campfire. Campers can take advantage of $30 per night for 5 people with FREE firewood and a bucket of animal feed Monday to Thursday.

From Dairy Cottage is $250 Mon – Thurs; Wallaby $175 Mon – Thurs; Stinson $192 Mon – Thurs; Camping $30 Mon – Thurs. Book here  3338 Kerry Road, Darlington QLD 4285

Destination Scenic Rim Cedar Glen Farmstay Accommodation

Milford Country Cottages – family friendly

Located just three kilometres from Boonah is the beautiful Milford Country Cottages, family friendly accommodation. There’s two self-contained cottages on site, Bottletree and Rose cottage (disability friendly).

Stay Package

3-night stay, an easter basket of goodies and local bacon and eggs, couples $870 and family (2 adults and 2 children) $900. Ring direct to book 0434621902. 268 Evans Road, Milford, Qld 4310 milfordcottages.com.au

Destination Scenic Rim MIlford Cottages Accommodation

Greenlee Cottages – The Sarabah experience

Stay at one of four contemporary cottages with rustic charm and wander Greenlee’s macadamia grove. Soak up the great views of the Canungra Valley from your deck, listen to Canungra Creek, relax with a good book and immerse yourself in nature with native wildlife and birdlife on your doorstep.

Stay Package:

Book a two night stay in a one bedroom cottage between now and 31 May, 2024, receive a breakfast basket full of Scenic Rim goodies AND a 30 min Alpaca Experience at nearby Mountview Alpaca Farm, a 5 wine taster paddle from Canungra Valley Vineyard and a 130g bag of Greenlee Farm macadamia brittle.

Starting from $239.50 per night. Valid for bookings via the website greenleecottages.com.au

Destination Scenic Rim Greenlee Cottages Accommodation

The Kooralbyn Valley – your active Autumn getaway in the country!

Leave the city behind, play the championship golf, lawn bowl, putt-putt and tennis, walk the trails and relax!

Stay Package:

Stay 3 Pay 2 and a bottle of wine on arrival, late checkout 11am.

Starting from $376 for 2 people for 3 nights in a Queen Twin Valley room. Stays from 28th March to 31st May.

Destination Scenic Rim The Kooralbyn Valley Accommodation

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.

For all accommodation within the Scenic Rim click here


The Scenic Rim is an easy one hour drive from both Brisbane and the Gold Coast, with daily flights connecting both of these locations with Australia and the world.