How To Get Here
Stanthorpe is a leisurely 2.5 hour drive south east from Brisbane, or 3 hours west from the Gold Coast, and approximately 3 hours from Byron Bay.
For those a little closer to us, Toowoomba is just a 1.5 hour drive away, Warwick 30 minutes, Tenterfield 45 minutes and Glen Innes 1.5 hours.
Where to Stay
Lots of accommodation in Stanthorpe books out early for the big weekend 6-8 March, but there still places to stay...
View vacancies here on Trivago (Tip: if you have time, do book direct with accommodation to make sure we're supporting the bush and not sending booking commissions overeas!)
View all accommodation in Stanthorpe and if you don't find a vacancy, don't worry - close to festival time the Stanthorpe Visitor Information Centre keeps a list of vacancies, so call them on (07) 4681 2057
HOT TIP: It's just 20 minutes down the road to Ballandean - a great spot to look for a vacancy! View Ballandean accommodation.
Alternatively, why not visit the first weekend of the Festival or during the week?
Explore The Granite Belt Region
At 1000 metres elevation, the air seems fresher, the sky more blue in Granite Belt Wine Country, Queensland. Discover a landscape of dramatic beauty and diversity with four distinct seasons – log fires (and occasional snow) in winter and cool summer nights where you can escape the swelter of the coast.
Explore our unique National Parks where giant granite formations emerge from thick forests.
There are tours to take and excellent places to stay. Wines to taste. Food to enjoy. Trails to walk or cycle. The Pyramid to climb. Everything to make your visit satisfying and memorable.
Our Festival is only possible with the generous support of our amazing sponsors