Originally called Paddock Swamp, a discovery of tin in the late 1800s meant Eukey was once a mining area. Today Eukey is a pleasant rural locality on the Granite Belt near Stanthorpe. From Eukey you can visit many award winning wineries to taste boutique vintages direct from the cellar door.
With the abundant wildlife and outdoor activities your stay in Eukey and surround areas makes for a memorable getaway. It’s also an easy place from which to explore the renown Girraween National Park – truly is a paradise for bushwalkers and birdwatchers, and ideal for photography, wildlife viewing, camping and picnics. During spring it blooms with flowers and shrubs attracting birds, wombats, lizards and wallabies.
Eukey is a small Queensland Rural Location within the local government area of Southern Downs, it is located approximately 176kms from the capital Brisbane covering an area of 65.482 square kilometres. Eukey has a recorded population of 134 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone Australia/Brisbane.
If you are planning a visit to Eukey we’ve put together some of the things nearby that 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 of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Eukey and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.