Things To Do



Kooroomba Vineyard & Lavender Farm

Only a 45min drive from Mt Barney Lodge is the beautiful Kooroomba Vineyard & Lavender Farm. You can purchase their lavender products, do some wine tasting and enjoy a degustation lunch or dinner at thier restaurant. You won't be left disappointed with Kooroomba Vineyard & Lavender Farm. They also have live music for you to enjoy on a Sunday.

Always check their website as this stunning venue is very popular and closes for weddings

Open Wednesday to Friday 10am to 3pm

Open Saturdays 10am - 4pm

Open Sundays 10am to 4pm with live music on the terrace 12pm to 4pm

168 FM. Bells Road, Mount Alford QLD 4310

Ph: 07 5463 0022 | W:

Scenic Rim Brewery

Only forty five’ drive from Mt Barney Lodge is the Scenic Rim Brewery and cafe. Although beer is their core business, their beer has been developed to quench more than just your thirst!

Open Thursday to Sunday 10am-5pm

Open Wednesdays by appointment only for large groups and bus tours

898 Reckumpilla Street (Cnr Anders Rd)
Mount Alford QLD 4310

Ph: 07 5463 0412 | W:


Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard  

Only a 45min drive from Mt Barney Lodge is Bunjugen Estate. You can enjoy some wine tasting at their Cellar Door whilst listening to David talk about his knowledge of wine and his local knowledge of the area. 

You only have to read their google reviews to know this is a vineyard you cannot miss.

Give them a call to book in for a wine tasting ! We have been told the Port is amazing too ! 

121 Brent Road, Bungurgen QLD 4310

Ph: 07 5463 0270 | W:


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.




Summer Land Camel Farm

Open on Sundays, Summer Land Camel Farm (located at Harrisville) is perfect for a visit on your way home from staying at Mt Barney Lodge! Summer Land Camel Farm is Australia's first commercial scale camel dairy. 

The Farm and Cafe is open on Sundays between 9am and 4.30pm where you can buy Camel Milk Coffee, Cheese, Gelato, baked treats and try their lunch menu.  They also offer Farm Tours, Skin Care, Dairy Range, and a Gourmet Butchery.

Bookings are essential and can be made via their facebook page  or by calling (07) 5467 1707.


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:

 Ph: +61 7 5544 1008  | W:

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:

Ph: +61 7 5544 2206 | W: www.

Frog Hollow Studio 

Only a 17min drive from Mt Barney Lodge is the Frog Hollow Studio. You can have a lesson with Nika at the studio or book your very own paint party and have it at the Lodge ! 

Open Thursday to Sunday 10am-5pm

3843 Boonah-Rathdowney Road, Rathdowney QLD 4287

Ph: 07 5544 1730 | W: | E:


Scenic Rim Adventure Park 

Only a 37min drive from Mt Barney Lodge is Scenic Rim Adventure Park. Here you can do some 4x4ing or have some lunch and work through their man-made maze. If you have kid's under 12, let them work their way through the 'tyre maze'. 

Open 7am to 7pm Monday to Sunday

636 Tamrookum Creek Road, Tamrookum Creek Qld 4285

Ph: 0458 406 236 | W: