Gold Coast Hinterland Escapes and Getaways

Nestled just behind the Gold Coast is an area of beautiful waterfalls, stunning mountain vistas and beautiful hidden retreats and bed and breakfast of a very high quality.  Close by a ballooning experience with Hot Air, why not consider getting away to the peace and tranquillity of Mount Tamborine and stay at Witches Falls Cottages, explore the shopping and restaurants of Gallery Walk, the wine tasting and the cheese factories, nestle up around the fire in winter or get out early for some mountain biking in summer.  Or stay close to Canungra and our breakfast location at O'Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyard, just 20 minutes to our meeting point is Wallaby Ridge where you'll find fantastic hospitality, views across the Scenic Rim and a location that’s central to explore from.  Fancy some wildlife with your weekend then try O'Reilly’s Rainforest Resort and Villas in Lamington National Park.


All these properties offer special packages with Hot Air ballooning early one morning there's no better romantic getaway idea.  Explore our site for other suggestions of great bed and breakfast or cottage properties scattered through the hinterland and taste some of the fantastic hospitality on offer.  Other ideas - explore the food and wine trail of the scenic rim through Beaudesert Boonah and the Scenic Rim region.

  • Mountain Edge Studios are amidst peaceful and naturally romantic settings.  Private, individual villas with their own individual charm.

  • Villa della Rosa is a romantic Mediterranean styled Bed & Breakfast right on top of Tamborine Mountain, in a tranquil pocket of North Tamborine. Luxury officially 4.5 AAA tourism rated rooms with comfy king beds and spa ensuites await you after your flight and champagne…

  • Tommerups is a working dairy farm on 200 acres of gorgeous countryside.  It's a wonderful way for children to learn about where milk comes from. There is accommodation to suit everyone including Farm camping, in an amazing bush atmosphere or a Cottage stay with all the modern…

  • Imagine experiencing a magical balloon flight with magical scenery. This is our most popular hot air balloon ride and includes a delicious full hot breakfast complete with champagne at O'Reilly's Vineyard.  Hot air ballooning is the perfect romantic activity to do while you stay…

  • O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat and Mountain Villas has a rich history and has been established for over 90 years.  O'Reilly's Guesthouse offers a range of services and facilities, including a Lost World Spa, Lap Pools, Children's wading pool,. 4WD bus excursions, interpretive…

  • Barney Creek Cottages are located in a secluded rural setting, adjacent to world Heritage listed Mt Barney National Park.  The luxury romantic cottages are the ideal country getaway just a short drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

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