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Wineries, Beer & Cheese
There are over 50 wineries in the area, producing a range of award-winning wines, including Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and then you can indulge in our Strangebird wines. Visitors can take tours of the wineries and vineyards, sample the wines, and learn about the wine-making process.
In addition to wineries, the Granite Belt is home to several craft breweries that offer a range of unique and delicious beers. Many of these breweries have a focus on using locally sourced ingredients, including hops grown in the region.
Cheese making is also a popular industry in the Granite Belt. Several cheese makers in the region produce a range of high-quality artisanal cheeses using locally sourced milk. Visitors can tour the cheese-making facilities, sample the cheeses, and learn about the cheese-making process.
Whether you’re a wine lover, beer enthusiast, or cheese connoisseur, there’s something for everyone in this beautiful region of Queensland.
The Granite Belt region in Queensland is home to several national parks, each offering unique natural features and recreational opportunities. Here’s an overview of the national parks in the area:
- Girraween National Park: Girraween is one of the most popular national parks in the Granite Belt, known for its stunning granite landscapes, wildflowers, and wildlife. Visitors can enjoy hiking, camping, birdwatching, and rock climbing in the park.
- Sundown National Park: Sundown is a remote park that offers a true wilderness experience. The park is home to rugged gorges, steep ridges, and scenic waterfalls, making it a popular destination for bushwalking, camping, and photography.
- Bald Rock National Park: Bald Rock is home to the largest exposed granite monolith in Australia, as well as a diverse range of flora and fauna. Visitors can climb to the summit of Bald Rock for stunning views of the surrounding landscape, or explore the park’s walking trails and picnic areas.
- Boonoo Boonoo (pronounced Bunna Boonoo) National Park: Boonoo Boonoo is located on the northern edge of the Granite Belt and is known for its scenic waterfalls and gorges. The park offers several walking trails, including the Boonoo Boonoo Falls walk, as well as camping and fishing facilities.
Overall, the national parks in the Granite Belt offer a range of natural attractions and recreational activities, making them a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
Great Local Produce
The Granite Belt is renowned for its gourmet food offerings, including locally made jams, chocolates, cheese and apple pies.
Suttons is a popular attraction famous for their apple pies, apple juice and cider. Seasonal apple and strawberry picking is available at some local farms, these farms will advertise when they are open for this activity to the public. Stanthorpe cheese is another popular attraction, offering handcrafted artisan cheese and tastings.
Jamworks is another great place to visit in the Granite Belt. This family-run business specialises in making gourmet jams, chutneys, and relishes using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. You can taste a range of their delicious products at their tasting room and browse their shop for unique gifts and souvenirs.