Scenic Drives & Day Trips

With petrol prices plunging and some Covid-19 restrictions relaxing, it's never been a better time to fill up the tank and hit the road. Here are 6 scenic drives and day trips that tick all the boxes:

Sir Samuel Griffith Drive is a picturesque route through Mount Coot-tha Forest. Beginning at Brisbane Botanic Gardens, the road circles the peak, providing access to picnic spots, bush walks and Mt Coot-tha Lookout with stunning views over Brisbane and beyond
For a green change, head north west from Brisbane to the tiny hamlet of Samford Village. Shortly after leaving the suburban outreaches of Brisbane, this scenic trip plunges into bushland and emerges shortly thereafter in a picture-perfect countryside of rolling green hills and valleys
This lovely drive has it all - winding roads with stunning vistas, bushwalks with waterfalls, and a clifftop café where you can stretch your legs and enjoy a good cup of coffee, cold drink or light snack
Less than an hour from Brisbane, this scenic drive winds through beautiful eucalypt forest, through Mt Nebo to the tiny mountain hamlet of Mt Glorious - the epicentre of lush rainforest walks, stunning views and country cafes where you can refuel with
Nestled in the foothills of Lamington National Park, the historic township of Canungra is a pleasant drive and easy day trip, where travellers can enjoy an award-winning homemade pie or gourmet picnic beside the creek
Take a joyride up Tamborine Mountain with plenty of lookouts along the way offering spectacular views of the valley below. Why not combine this scenic drive with a bushwalk at the recently reopened Witches Falls

Need to know - Travel only within 150km radius of your home, with the people you live with or one other person, and continue to practice social distancing and good hygiene at all times.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

The Big Band Cabaret Dinner & Show returns to Cloudland
Yatala Drive-In is screening the cult classic
Don't miss Brisbane's biggest and best ladies shoe sale
The Home Collective Market is a must-visit for the home & garden lover

The Matriarch

An exquisite 19th century French-style bar and dining oasis where you can partake in an all day menu from brunch to late night supper, as well as high tea and cocktails
Gold Coast Theme Parks reopen
Come & Play on the Gold Coast: