The Region

Southern Queensland Country is steeped in provincial heritage and abundant natural beauty. The area is renowned for its panoramic mountain vistas, spectacular natural attractions, boutique wineries, fertile land and warm country hospitality which is often experienced at the destination's various B&Bs.

Southern Queensland Country is bordered by western country to the west, South Burnett to the north, Granite Belt to the south, and the Darling Downs to the east. It includes Toowoomba, Kingaroy, Warwick and Stanthorpe.


The industry vision is for Southern Queensland Country to be recognised by 2020 as Queensland’s premier country getaway destination known for its distinct seasons and regional flavours where visitors can breathe deep and enjoy a taste of life in the country.

Southern Queensland Country Tourism is the Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) that is responsible for implementing marketing strategies to promote the Southern Queensland Country region as a travel destination.

Planning a holiday? Discover more of what Southern Queensland Country has to offer.