Best things to do in Brisbane in summer
Summer is a slow awakening in Brisbane. After the indulgences of Christmas and New Year the city shakes off its hangover and the events calendar slowly springs back into life...
Places in Brisbane & Around
Located just west of the Great Dividing Range, the Granite Belt is home to rolling hillsides sprinkled with vineyards and orchards that thrive in the cold, crisp air. This is the heart of Queensland’s wine country and the lush countryside is dotted with apple, pear, plum and peach trees, cosy cottages and boutique wineries.
Stanthorpe & Ballandean
Queensland’s coolest town (literally), at an altitude of 915m, is one of its least-known tourist hotspots. With a distinct four-season climate, Stanthorpe is a popular winter retreat where normally sweltering Queenslanders can cosy in front of a fire or warm up with a fine red wine from one of the more than 50 boutique wineries in the region.
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