The Granite Belt, Stanthorpe

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Explore the many attractions of The Granite Belt, an area known for being home to nearly 800 species of flowering plants. The region, named after the predominately granite rocks found in this part of the country, is considered a food lover’s paradise. The area’s 55 orchards, many of which you can visit as part of a guided tour, produce Queensland’s entire $40 million apple crop. Choose from dozens of renowned cheese factories, berry farms, specialty food producers, and boutique eateries that draw thousands of visitors each year. This is also Queensland’s top wine region, with over 50 award-winning wineries producing some of Australia’s finest wines. Adventure seekers can also keep busy on climbing tours of the granite boulders. Plan your The Granite Belt visit and explore what else you can see and do in Stanthorpe using our Stanthorpe day trip planning tool .
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  • I imagine this area is magical to visit any time of the year. Even just hopping in the car and going exploring is gorgeous and fun. Will definitely be back!  more »
  • The Granite belt is simply one of our favourite areas in Australia. At 1,000m it is cooler than much of inland NSW or Qld. It grows superb fruit and specialises in wines from grapes that are not widel...  more »
  • There is certainly something for everyone in The Granite Belt. Whether it is bushwalking in Girraween National Park, camping amongst the kangaroos or visiting the numerous wineries and other tourist a...  more »

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