Things To Do

Barney Creek Vineyard

Set amongst the mountains, Barney Creek Vineyard Cottages have a boutique vineyard planted with shiraz, petit verdot, grenache and mourvedre.

Wine tasting is offered on Saturday’s upon appointment.

Afternoon tastings cost $22/person (min 4 people) and include a taste of 4 wines, and 1 full glass to enjoy with a gourmet cheese platter, filled with homemade and local goodies.

Contact: Barry & Jennifer direct on:

T: 5544 3285


Fishing in the Scenic Rim

For the keen fishermen amongst us, or for those who wish to just ‘dangle a line’, there are quite a few stocked dams in the Scenic Rim all within easy driving distance from Mt Barney Lodge.

Click here for more information on these popular fishing spots.


Klan Family Dairy

Looking for an authentic experience? Book in to visit a local dairy farm and experience the day to day operations of milking and feeding cows, help bottle feed the calves, and learn how cream is separated from milk the old-fashioned way.

Bookings essential and can be made through contacting Mt Barney Lodge.
Cost: $12/adult, $7/child aged between 3 and 12.
Other inclusions: Closed-in footwear must be worn (not thongs or sandals).

Bookings can be made by contacting us. BOOK NOW!

classi di cucina italiana

Pietro and Desley created the Schonell Pizza Cafe at the University of Queensland 15 years ago. It became a popular place for students, academics and the general public alike who came from all over Brisbane to enjoy their A - Z pizza menu.

Now they are sharing their secrets of pizza and other traditional Italian cuisine with intimate cooking classes.

Pizza cooking classes are held on the first Sunday of every month. Cost is $95.00 for a 5 hour class. 10.30am to 3.30pm

Morning tea, tuition, recipe sheets, hands-on pizza making, local Barney Creek wine, as much pizza as anyone can eat and sorbet.

The pizza cooking classes are held 20 minutes drive from Mt Barney Lodge.

Contact Desley or Pietro direct on:

Tel: +61 7 5544 1008

Scenic Rim Robotic Dairy

A Tour of the Scenic Rim Robotic Dairy is a unique and fascinating experience.

One of the longest running dairies in the area, the Dennis family begins the tour with a discussion of the way things were done in the 1930s.You’ll be led through the different stages of milking, including the introduction of machine milking in the 1940s with the introduction of electricity and the current high tech LELY Robotic milking system.

Bookings are essential and at least 7 days notice required.

Contact Scenic Rim Robotic Dairy direct on:

Tel: +61 7 5544 2206