Southern Downs Region

The Southern Downs region is truly where you can escape the pressures of everyday life and do as much or as little as you please. Sample delicious stone fruits straight from the grower. Tour wineries and taste award-winning wines. Explore the region”s history and heritage. Take a bushwalk in spectacular national parks or share the romance of an open log fire. Try your hand at freshwater fishing or fossicking, or go sailing on the region”s dams. In the Southern Downs you experience real country life and hospitality.

The region provides a natural alternative to the cities and beaches of the coastal area. The Southern Downs stretches from Cunningham”s Gap in the east, north to Clifton, south to the border town of Wallangarra, and to Inglewood in the west. The region prides itself on its old-fashioned hospitality. The principal towns are Warwick, Stanthorpe, Inglewood and Clifton.

Queensland”s Southern Downs region has a diverse geography, from the rolling fertile hills of the Warwick area, the high altitude granite rock country of the Granite Belt, to the wide open plains of Inglewood and Clifton.

Queensland”s Southern Downs region is steeped in history; the area boasts some of Queensland”s finest restored sandstone and timber buildings.

Category: Destinations

Get Featured on About Australia