Bunya Mountains lie 3 hours west of Brisbane and less than 2 hours north of the regional centre of Toowoomba in Queensland’s south. Come up for a day trip or stay several nights in this natural haven. The main attraction is Bunya Mountain National Park, Queensland’s second oldest national park, but there is so much to see and do here, you will never cease to be amazed by Bunya mountains beauty and serenity.
Bunya Mountain National Park has something for all nature lovers. The walks through the Park range from 500 metres in length to 10 kilometres, so individuals of every level of fitness can enjoy this stunning tropical rainforest. No matter what route you take, you will be amazed by the green canopy, the colourful flowers, the breathtaking mountain scenery, the magnificent waterfalls and the astounding views. Spend hours here exploring every nook and cranny possible. The Aboriginal people have long revered Bunya Mountain, so there is always a story to hear about the mountains majestic history. Camping is permitted in the park, so stay in one of Bunya Mountains several comfortable self contained apartments before setting of on the camping trip of a lifetime! Bunya Mountains can accommodate all kinds of stays: budget apartments all the way through to more luxury accommodation is all available.
Away from the National Park there is plenty to do to keep the whole family entertained. Spend an afternoon relaxing and catching fish in one of the nearby dams, or do some bird watching, and try spot the 121 species of bird in the area. Children will love the horse and cart rides through the town, or fossicking for gold in nearby Nanango. The Mountain is also perfect for a romantic getaway: not only does Bunya Mountain offer wonderful romantic accommodation options, such as charming little cottages, but Fishers Lookout, perfect for night time stargazing, is an enchanting spot for couples to enjoy together. Sine Bunya Mountains is also a haven for bushwalkers, those looking to trek their way through Australia's rainforests will enjoy the nearby backpackers hostel accommodation options, to see some of the best natural resources Australia's outback has to offer at very affordable prices.
Don't be afraid to stay at the nearby Ravensbourne or Toowoomba and make frequent day trips to the Bunya Mountains area. Ravensbourne has several glorious luxury resorts for travellers looking for a truly relaxing stay while Ravensbourne or Toowoomba offer a variety of wonderful hotel and motel options, from extravagant opulence to budget hotel accommodation.