Off The Beaten Track

Off the Beaten Track gives experienced bush walkers the opportunity to discover and explore some of the spectacular areas of Lamington National Park and surrounds that can not be accessed by graded pathways. In 2015 Off the Beaten Track returns with two spectacular hikes – Stockyard Creek (the original track used to access O’Reilly’s from [...]

Sarabah Vineyard Open Day

Sarabah Estate Vineyard hosts its first Annual Open Day: a relaxing Sunday afternoon of delicious local food, great drinks and good company on its stunning grounds, under an hours drive from Brisbane! Expect live music, helicopter rides, an open cellar door, whip cracking, clay pigeon shooting, a fashion parade, remote control boats, race cars, a [...]

Rathdowney Bowls Country Market Day

Rathdowney Memorial Bowls Club is holding a Country Market Day at their grounds in the picturesque Scenic Rim. Market stalls will offer the best of local produce for you to take home. This is also an opportunity for you and your family to join them for an introduction to lawn bowls with a fun game [...]

Biggest Morning Tea at OReillys Rainforest Retreat

Join them to help raise money for the Cancer Council at O’Reilly’s Biggest Morning Tea! After a very successful event last year, Cathy, Duncan and the team would like to invite you for an entertaining morning as they do their bit to raise vital funds for cancer research, prevention and support services. Indulge in classic [...]

Forest Weekend

Join their visiting experts for an insight into the complex world of the Rainforest. Learn about Lamington’s part in the ‘Gondwana Rainforests of Australia’ World Heritage site and the fascinating features that warrant its inclusion. In the past Forest Weekend guests have joined the likes of Bill McDonald (Queensland Herbarium) to discover the different make-up [...]

Weekend Mountain Experience Photography Workshop

Trekabout Photography Workshops is presenting a ‘Weekend Mountain Experience’ Photography Workshop. Based at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, in the beautiful Lamington National Park, the Weekend Mountain Experience is an amazing workshop not to be missed! The weekend covers expert tuition on landscape, macro and bird photography as well as audio-visual presentations, Lightroom tuition, image critique and [...]

Stinson Walk

During a stormy afternoon on 19 February, 1937, the Stinson airliner on route from Brisbane to Sydney crashed into the Lamington Ranges killing four of the seven passengers on board, sparking a search that failed to turn up any wreckage. Ten days later, Bernard O’Reilly set out on foot to find the Stinson wreckage. He [...]

Stargazers Weekend

Free from the light pollution below, O’Reilly’s offers the perfect location for amateur astronomers to view our universe, given the clear nights that winter brings. Enjoy presentations and night viewings hosted by their expert leader, Noeleen Lowndes. Noeleen is NASA’s representative for JPL’s Saturn Observation Campaign. Noeleen Lowndes: Guest speaker Noeleen Lowndes is Vice-President of [...]

Wongari Eco Retreat

Seclusion and privacy, beside the pristine rapid-filled headwaters of Christmas Creek - Wongari is an intimate romantic retreat bordering World Heritage Lamington National Park and only 90 minutes from Brisbane and the Gold Coast.  Think lazing in a hammock under the rainforest  canopy, reading a book or watching the birds, swimming in the private rapid-filled rock pools [...]

Harrisville Historical Society Museum

Harrisville Historical Society Museum is a proud, local museum, located in Brisbane’s beautiful Scenic Rim. The museum exhibiting artifacts of the heritage of the township of Harrisville and its surrounding regions. A prized exhibit is a rain-gun used during the 1902 drought. The rich history of the museum fascinates all who visit.

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