Explore the Granite Belt Region

Whether you enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, wine tasting at boutique cellar doors, chocolate treats, sumptuous dining, a good pub meal luxury accommodation or camping, the southern part of the Granite belt has a lot to offer.

Steve's favourite places nearby include:

  • Accommodation
  • Culinary
  • Hiking
  • Wineries
James' Cottages

James’ Cottages

A great location near restaurants and wineries with a great farmhouse or cosy cottage to choose from. www.stayatjames.stanthorpe.biz

Girraween Environmental Lodge

Girraween Environmental Lodge

A great place for the family or couples with a natural rock pool, walking tracks, kangaroos and a beautiful bush setting close to Girraween National Park. The cabins include log fires and full kitchens and are a great place to relax. www.girraweenlodge.com.au

Shiraz Restaurant

Shiraz Restaurant

Fine dining, modern Australian cuisine. Absolutely fantastic food served up by John and Jennifer. My favourite restaurant in the Granite Belt region. www.shirazrestaurant.com.au

Ballandean Tavern

Ballandean Tavern

If you want a relaxed meal in a country pub atmosphere, the Ballandean Tavern is a great place to eat. www.ballandeantavern.com.au

Heavenly Chocolate

Heavenly Chocolate

Everyone loves chocolate and Heavenly Chocolate provides the most amazing rich thick hot chocolate drinks plus a range of chocolate products. On the way to Girraween National Park, this little gem is a must visit.

Girraween National Park

Girraween National Park

If you love natural rock formations and streams, then you will really enjoy visiting Girraween National Park. My favourite walk is the Castle Rock walk- not too strenuous and spectacular views at the end of the trail. Other trails such as the Pyramid, Granite Arch and Junction are all great walks.

Pyramids Road Wines

Pyramids Road Wines

Absolutely hand crafted wines. One of the Granite Belt’s top rated wineries with a great range of red wines, including Mouvedre, Shiraz and “Bernies Blend”. Warren and Sue are passionate about wine and will introduce you to their boutique vineyard and winery. www.pyramidsroad.com.au

Symphony Hill Wines

Symphony Hill Wines

Our wines are made at the Symphony Hill winery under the supervision one of the Granite Belt’s most awarded winemakers – Mike Hayes.  Visit the Cellar Door for one of the best ranges of wines in the area. www.symphonyhill.com.au

Golden Grove Estate

Golden Grove Estate

A family run enterprise with wines by Ray Costanzo, one of the best young winemakers around.  A great range of alternative varieties – delicious wines that are fruit driven and easy to drink. www.goldengroveestate.com.au

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