Ultimate holiday hinterland road trip

Published 10:13am 11 December 2020

Ultimate holiday hinterland road trip
Words by Luke Steers

Moreton Bay region residents are incredibly fortunate having such a large, diverse and beautiful range of places to visit at their doorstep. With school holidays in full swing, and after the year that was, there has never been a better time to explore our backyard than right now! 

Pack the car and get ready for the ultimate day trip through the spectacular Moreton Bay region hinterland. We've put together some tips for places you should visit on your day exploring our region's wonderful backyard: 

Samford

Samford is an idyllic picture of relaxed country living, the region is located close to the city but still feels a world away with Samford Valley's rolling hills, wide open spaces and Samford Village's country charm. 

Find the best things to see and do around Samford here

Dayboro

The scenic drive to Dayboro, is worth the day trip in itself just for the stunning mountain views and to discover this beautiful town that has maintained its country feel.

Did you know that Dayboro was first known as Hamilton? Discover the history of Dayboro, and what the see while you are visiting here

Mount Mee

A small rural village located north of Dayboro in the D’Aguilar Range, Mount Mee is very popular with weekend day-trippers thanks to the vast range of 4WD tracks, bushwalks, scenic lookouts, watering holes, camping spots, parks and picnic spots to explore.

From on top of Mount Mee visitors can experience expansive and picturesque views of seaside Caloundra and pristine Moreton Bay. 

Discover the incredible hinterland adventures waiting for you around Mt Mee here

Woodford

The Woodford region is steeped in history and retains much of its yesteryear charm. The historic pub still stands proudly on the main road through town and a heritage railway and a historical museum proudly testify to the region’s diverse past. Woodford is widely known for the annual Woodford Folk Festival held every December over the New Year Holidays.

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