Tourism

COVID ‘Bonus’ For Local Tourism

COVID ‘Bonus’ For Local Tourism

A group of tourists will be exploring the South Burnett in their motorhomes later this month, and we can thank the Queensland border closures earlier this year for their visit.

Cyclists Tempted To Take A Break

Cyclists Tempted To Take A Break

Cyclists using the Nanango link between the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail and the South Burnett Rail Trail now have no excuse not to rest up and enjoy a break in Nanango.

Stomping Good Time At Winery

Stomping Good Time At Winery

A new format helped Kingsley Grove Estate attract the biggest crowd yet to its annual grape-stomping festival held at its vineyard and cellar door near Kingaroy on Saturday.

Last Chance To Make Peanut History

Last Chance To Make Peanut History

Kingaroy’s Big Peanut is rapidly taking shape in artist Kano’s workshop, but he still needs parts from South Burnett residents to help make it “more special”.

$4.4m Upgrades For Rail Trail

$4.4m Upgrades For Rail Trail

The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail will receive $4.4 million in upgrades this year, thanks to an investment by Somerset Regional Council and grants from the State and Federal Governments.

Meet Our New Tourism Officer

Meet Our New Tourism Officer

The South Burnett’s new Tourism Officer is looking forward to the challenge of increasing the region’s visitor numbers over the next few years.

Two Events Receive Funding

Two Events Receive Funding

Two South Burnett events – both forced to cancel this year due to COVID-19 – have received funding under the latest round of the State Government’s Queensland Destination Events Program.

Story Of Benarkin Officially Unveiled

Story Of Benarkin Officially Unveiled

Visitors to Benarkin will now have the opportunity to leave with a better understanding of the history of the once-thriving timber town, thanks to the efforts of the Blackbutt District Tourism and Heritage Association.

Heading Wins Industry Award

Heading Wins Industry Award

The founder of Clovely Estate – the South Burnett’s largest vineyard and winery – has been presented with a special award to recognise his significant contribution to the Queensland wine industry.

Festive Hampers For Sale

Festive Hampers For Sale

Kingaroy Visitor Information Centre has special Christmas hampers for sale … perfect for residents looking for a unique, locally produced Christmas gift.

Tourism Numbers Remain High

Tourism Numbers Remain High

The South Burnett has recorded the highest occupancy rate across the Southern Queensland Country Tourism region (SQCT) for the fourth consecutive month, according to a new study.

Wineries Launch TV Campaign

Wineries Launch TV Campaign

A TV advertising campaign by the South Burnett Wine Industry Association has proven so popular the group is considering running it again during the summer holidays.

Roberta’s Connecting Forks & Farms

Roberta’s Connecting Forks & Farms

Diners at the KCCI breakfast in Kingaroy on Thursday morning had the opportunity to preview copies of local chef Roberta Schablon’s new cookbook, “The Saucy Fork”.

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