Southern Downs

Area

The Southern Downs area is a local government area (LGA) in Queensland. This area is home to 107 locations and/or suburbs which you can explore in more detail by selecting from the list  below. The Southern Downs area is located approximately kms from the capital Brisbane.

If you are planning a visit to this area we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one ofthe buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know the area and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

Southern Downs

Area Regional Council
Allora

Allora

Urban

Population: 1223 | Southern Downs

Stop a while in Allora and find out why it's known as the friendliest town on...

Boutique accommodation, Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe

Urban

Population: 5406 | Southern Downs

At the heart of the Granite Belt, Stanthorpe gives easy access to big sky panoramas, spectacular...

Wallangarra Station

Wallangarra

Urban

Population: 468 | Southern Downs

The village of Wallangarra is one of the most southern towns in Queensland and lies on...

Abbey of the Roses, Warwick

Warwick

Urban

Population: 12222 | Southern Downs

Sitting gracefully on the banks of the Condamine River, historic Warwick – known for its roses...

Heavy Horse Day, Yangan

Yangan

Urban

Population: 386 | Southern Downs

The village of Yangan sits on Swan Creek at the head of the picturesque Swanfels Valley....

Mount Tabor

Suburb

Population: 76 | Southern Downs

Allan

Rural

Population: 87 | Southern Downs

Grape vines, Granite Belt

Amiens

Rural

Population: 293 | Southern Downs

Heading west along Amiens Road you’ll find an area of post-World War I soldier settlements: Fleurbaix,...

Applethorpe

Rural

Population: 511 | Southern Downs

Winery, Granite Belt

Ballandean

Rural

Population: 338 | Southern Downs

Ballandean has the largest cluster of wineries on the Granite Belt. Stop over at Vineyard Cottages...

Bapaume

Rural

Population: 130 | Southern Downs

Berat

Rural

Population: 123 | Southern Downs

Bony Mountain

Rural

Population: 94 | Southern Downs

Broadwater

Rural

Population: 292 | Southern Downs

Canningvale

Rural

Population: 136 | Southern Downs

Cannon Creek (Southern Downs)

Rural

Population: 39 | Southern Downs

Cherry Gully

Rural

Population: 9 | Southern Downs

Clintonvale

Rural

Population: 74 | Southern Downs

Cottonvale

Rural

Population: 148 | Southern Downs

Cunningham

Rural

Population: 66 | Southern Downs

Dalcouth

Rural

Population: 165 | Southern Downs

Apple Pie, Granite Belt

Dalveen

Rural

Population: 335 | Southern Downs

Just off the highway at the start of Granite Belt Drive, Dalveen is a growing artisan...

Danderoo

Rural

Population: 30 | Southern Downs

Deuchar

Rural

Population: 295 | Southern Downs

Diamondvale

Rural

Population: 50 | Southern Downs

Elbow Valley

Rural

Population: 95 | Southern Downs

Ellinthorp

Rural

Population: 19 | Southern Downs

Emu Vale

Rural

Population: 185 | Southern Downs

Girraween National Park

Eukey

Rural

Population: 134 | Southern Downs

Originally called Paddock Swamp, a discovery of tin in the late 1800s meant Eukey was once...

Fletcher

Rural

Population: 92 | Southern Downs

Fleurbaix

Rural

Population: 39 | Southern Downs

Forest Springs

Rural

Population: 69 | Southern Downs

Freestone

Rural

Population: 217 | Southern Downs

Girraween

Rural

Population: 12 | Southern Downs

Gladfield

Rural

Population: 57 | Southern Downs

Dessert, Granite Belt

Glen Aplin

Rural

Population: 503 | Southern Downs

The Granite Belt town of Glen Aplin, south of Stanthorpe on the New England Highway, is...

Glengallan

Rural

Population: 54 | Southern Downs

Glenlyon

Rural

Population: 24 | Southern Downs

Glen Niven

Rural

Population: 80 | Southern Downs

Goldfields

Rural

Population: 28 | Southern Downs

Southern Downs creek

Goomburra

Rural

Population: 259 | Southern Downs

Goomburra is an area of unspoilt natural beauty, just 30 minutes' drive north of Warwick or...

Greenlands

Rural

Population: 250 | Southern Downs

Greymare

Rural

Population: 64 | Southern Downs

Hendon

Rural

Population: 200 | Southern Downs

Junabee

Rural

Population: 213 | Southern Downs

Karara

Rural

Population: 123 | Southern Downs

Queen Mary Falls, Main Range National Park

Killarney

Rural

Population: 954 | Southern Downs

Killarney’s rolling green hills, deep secluded valleys and dramatic waterfalls offer picture postcard views and the...

Kyoomba

Rural

Population: 92 | Southern Downs

Leslie

Rural

Population: 12 | Southern Downs

Leslie Dam

Rural

Population: 163 | Southern Downs

Leyburn Sprints

Leyburn

Rural

Population: 476 | Southern Downs

Leyburn’s stately heritage streets roar to life each August, when thousands come to watch cars race...

Loch Lomond

Rural

Population: 106 | Southern Downs

Lyra

Rural

Population: 53 | Southern Downs

Spicers Peak Lodge

Maryvale (Southern Downs)

Rural

Population: 303 | Southern Downs

The small close-knit community of Maryvale is typical of the type of town you'll find in...

Massie

Rural

Population: 91 | Southern Downs

Mingoola

Rural

Population: 18 | Southern Downs

Montrose (Southern Downs)

Rural

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Morgan Park

Rural

Population: 86 | Southern Downs

Mount Colliery

Rural

Population: 111 | Southern Downs

Mount Marshall

Rural

Population: 243 | Southern Downs

Mount Sturt

Rural

Population: 18 | Southern Downs

Mount Tully

Rural

Population: 121 | Southern Downs

Murrays Bridge

Rural

Population: 103 | Southern Downs

North Branch (Southern Downs)

Rural

Population: 52 | Southern Downs

Nundubbermere

Rural

Population: 98 | Southern Downs

Old Talgai

Rural

Population: 26 | Southern Downs

Palgrave

Rural

Population: 17 | Southern Downs

Passchendaele

Rural

Population: 30 | Southern Downs

Pikedale

Rural

Population: 39 | Southern Downs

Pikes Creek

Rural

Population: 26 | Southern Downs

Pozieres

Rural

Population: 145 | Southern Downs

Pratten

Rural

Population: 205 | Southern Downs

Rodgers Creek

Rural

Population: 7 | Southern Downs

Rosehill

Rural

Population: 126 | Southern Downs

Rosenthal Heights

Rural

Population: 2259 | Southern Downs

Winery, Granite Belt

Severnlea

Rural

Population: 350 | Southern Downs

Just south of Stanthorpe, the Granite Belt village of Severnlea is a centre for commercial fruit...

Silverwood

Rural

Population: 38 | Southern Downs

Sladevale

Rural

Population: 381 | Southern Downs

Somme

Rural

Population: 53 | Southern Downs

Springdale

Rural

Population: 25 | Southern Downs

Storm King

Rural

Population: 87 | Southern Downs

Sugarloaf (Southern Downs)

Rural

Population: 113 | Southern Downs

Sundown (Southern Downs)

Rural

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Swan Creek

Rural

Population: 139 | Southern Downs

Swanfels

Rural

Population: 132 | Southern Downs

Talgai

Rural

Population: 106 | Southern Downs

Tannymorel

Rural

Population: 161 | Southern Downs

Thane

Rural

Population: 27 | Southern Downs

Thanes Creek

Rural

Population: 30 | Southern Downs

The Falls

Rural

Population: 70 | Southern Downs

The Glen

Rural

Population: 31 | Southern Downs

The Head

Rural

Population: 7 | Southern Downs

The Hermitage

Rural

Population: 54 | Southern Downs

Winery, Granite Belt

The Summit

Rural

Population: 409 | Southern Downs

The Granite Belt village of The Summit, located off the New England Highway between Dalveen and...

Thorndale

Rural

Population: 150 | Southern Downs

Apple pie, Granite Belt

Thulimbah

Rural

Population: 319 | Southern Downs

Straddling the New England Highway at Thulimbah, a range of providores offer specialty items, local produce...

Toolburra

Rural

Population: 42 | Southern Downs

Tregony

Rural

Population: 34 | Southern Downs

Upper Freestone

Rural

Population: 90 | Southern Downs

Upper Wheatvale

Rural

Population: 51 | Southern Downs

Victoria Hill

Rural

Population: 30 | Southern Downs

Wheatvale

Rural

Population: 56 | Southern Downs

Wildash

Rural

Population: 66 | Southern Downs

Willowvale

Rural

Population: 94 | Southern Downs

Wiyarra

Rural

Population: 19 | Southern Downs

Womina

Rural

Population: 234 | Southern Downs

Wyberba

Rural

Population: 71 | Southern Downs