Conondale National Park is just out the back of Maleny in the Sunny Coast hinterland, barely an hour out of Brisbane’s northern suburbs.
The Condamine River Track is an 85km offroad route that kicks off within 100 clicks of Brisbane and involves multiple crossings of the gorgeous Condamine River.
LandCruiser Mountain Park is a vaunted name in southeast Queensland 4WDing circles. It’s gotta rate in just about every Sunshine State offroader’s top five spots for a weekend getaway.
Manar Park is a sunny state 4WDing purist’s paradise. Right on the border of South Burnett and North Burnett, the expansive offroad playground is set across a 15,000-acre cattle station.
Smack dab on the New South Wales/Queensland border, Girraween National Park protects a ribbon of magnificent hinterland wilderness between Stanthorpe and Tenterfield.
Somerset Dam’s a corker of a spot to pull up for a night or two. Nestled in the lap of the Sunny Coast hinterland, it’s just 100 clicks nor’west of Brissie and a picture-perfect spot to roll out a swag, have a cast and forget your worries.