THE SCENIC RIM IS A NATURALLY BEAUTIFUL REGION LOCATED ONE HOUR’S DRIVE FROM THE GOLD COAST AND BRISBANE.
It is rimmed by an imposing volcanic mountain range, dating back millions of years.
The legacy of this volcanic past is Australia’s most accessible World Heritage-listed rainforests and rich alluvial soil and remains the lifeblood of the region.
Tourism and agriculture are the Scenic Rim’s two leading industries.
The Scenic Rim is home to six National Parks and is a haven for bushwalkers, naturalists, birdwatchers and lovers of spectacular views.
The region is also a food bowl for Queensland and markets further afield. During winter the alluvial valleys produce vegetables for markets up and down the Australian east coast. The Scenic Rim is also home to beef, pork and poultry producers and boasts growing boutique and gourmet food, wine and craft beer industries.
The Scenic Rim is easily accessed from Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Ipswich and Northern NSW.
The region is an easy one hour’s drive from Brisbane city and the Gold Coast.
Daily flights leave both the Brisbane and Gold Coast airports and helicopter charter flights are available to some of the Scenic Rim’s most picturesque locations.
DISCOVER SCENIC RIM
Less than 60 minutes drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast will find you in the heart of Queensland’s recreational wonderland. Take a walk with hundreds of kilometres of walking tracks, go flying, gliding, hang-gliding, hot air ballooning, launch a kayak or fish on a fresh water lake, taste award-winning wines, enjoy fresh seasonal produce or simply explore the art galleries and cafes – the Scenic Rim is your perfect escape.