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Queensland’s Cool High Country

At 1000 hotpornometres elevation, the air seems fresher, the sky more blue in Granite Belt Wine Country, Queensland. Discover a landscape of dramatic beauty and diversity with four distinct seasons – log fires (and occasional snow) in winter and cool summer nights where you can escape the swelter of the coast. Explore our unique National Parks where giant granite formations emerge from thick forests. There are tours to take and excellent places to stay. Wines to taste. Food to enjoy. Trails walk or cycle. The Pyramid to climb. Everything to make your visit satisfying and memorable.

“There is nothing quite like the Granite Belt. It’s part of Queensland, but it’s a different country.”

Granite Belt Visitors Guide 2020 – 2021

Come whenever you wish, the Granite Belt is always beautiful, always welcoming.  See why in our guide.

Strange Bird Wine Trail Map

Discover which wines are Strange Birds and find a cellar door on the Strange Bird Wine Trail Map.

Alternative Variety Wine Trail

The region has a growing reputation as one of Australia’s top producers of alternative variety wines – hotpornoknown here as Strange Bird Wines. To be called an alternative, a variety must represent not more than 1% of the total bearing vines in Australia as defined by Wine Australia.

A host of cellar doors offer a personal and friendly wine experience where you are hotpornolikely to meet the vignerons and winemakers who grow the fruit or make the wine you are sampling. Enjoyed in Europe for generations, these alternative varieties are now emerging as Australian favourites due to their ability to match perfectly with our food preferences. You can taste alternative varieties hotpornoat dozens of our cellar doors.

Tastes of the Granite Belt

The menu is fresh, diverse & delicious. Visitors to the Granite Belt have no difficulty in finding the perfect place to eat, whether in one of the many outstanding cafes or restaurants in Stanthorpe town, at the wineries or attached to attractions in one of the pretty villages from The Summit to Glen Aplin to Wallangarra. Steeped in European culture with produce as diverse as the seasons, the Granite Belt is a food enthusiast’s delight from the paddock to the plate.

Everywhere on the Granite Belt you’ll find passionate people converting hotporno.ccfresh local produce into gourmet delights. From exquisite hand-made cheeses to specialty vinegars, olives, preserves, jams and chutneys.

Country Hospitality

The Granite Belt hotpornooffers a range of accommodation as diverse and enticing as the environment and the wines. From superbly-equipped private cottages or cabins in a vineyard, to secluded forest and garden locations amongst the trees. Indulge in a luxury B&B or country house, stay in town in friendly hotporno.ccmotels, caravan parks or cottages, or just camp out.

Granite Belt Wine Country hosts are renowned forhotporno taking that little bit of extra care to ensure you are happy and comfortable and are dedicated to making your stay in our region memorable for all the right reasons.

Dog Friendly Spots

Dog Friendly Spots

We’ve sniffed out some pawfect dog friendly spots, making it so easy to plan your trip to Stanthorpe, Ballandean and surrounds with your furry friend.

Find Balancing Rock

Find Balancing Rock

Balancing Rock is a ten-tonne, 7.5-metre-high, 6-metre-wide boulder balancing on a base of only 1 metre! Balancing Rock sits spectacularly atop a summit in Girraween National Park

Fun for Kids

Fun for Kids

From giant mazes, to bushranger hideouts, animals to feed and kid friendly cellar doors to visit… here’s our tips for visiting the Granite Belt with kids

Perfect Picnics

Perfect Picnics

Find a perfect spot in the vineyard, or overlooking a granite rock view with a picnic basket full of local delights…

Cool Nights, Warm Heart

The Granite Belt has a history of warmly accepting newcomers. From the tin miners of the 1870’s to the German settlers who arrived with the coming of rail in 1888 and the Italians who came after the two world wars.

The cool, dry climate has long been an attraction – the regionhotporno was gazetted in 1905 by the Government as Queensland’s ‘health spa’ because it was thought to be extremely beneficial to those suffering from chest conditions. After WWI the region welcomed a host of war veterans recovering from mustard gas exposure. Many took up Soldier Settlements and poignant memories of French battlefields still resonate in the names of many hamlets and roads throughout the region – Pozieres, Amiens, Passchendaele to name a few.


Right in the heart of the hotporno.ccGranite Belt is the thriving community of Stanthorpe, home to around 5,500 inhabitants. Stanthorpe has some fine century-old buildings and the local history museum has a rich lode of treasures including ten complete buildings. The Art Gallery has an impressive collection of paintings and ceramics gathered over many years. In parks and gardens and right along the lovely walkways that line Quart Pot Creek in the centre of town, four seasons play with colours. Stanthorpe is also home to the Queensland College of Wine Tourism and a University of Southern Queensland campus. Therehotporno are two high schools and a small, well-equipped hospital.

The Granite Belt’s heart in more ways than one.

National Parks & Local Attractions