About Our Region

Our Region

Canungra is situated in one of the most picturescue valleys in South East Queensland.  To the West of the Gold Coast and only a 40 minute drive to the golden beaches, and an hours drive to Brisbane.   Canungra is the perfect location from which to explore the surrounding areas of Tamborine Mountain, Beechmont Mountain, World Heritage Lamington National Park and the Scenic Rim region, with well-known tourist destinations including, O’Reilly’s & Binna Burra Rainforest.   Hot air ballooning, hang gliding and paragliding can be seen in the summer months from the Mountain launches.

Cafes and wineries feature a feast of delights show casing some of the best local produce the region has to offer.   Canungra and surrounds are a favourite with the day visitors and enthusiast motor cycle riders the village comes alive on Saturday and Sunday.

You will also discover an unlocked world of hidden beauty, walking trails, cascading waterfalls and breathtaking lookouts that reveal the most extensive subtropical Rainforest in the world.

The township of Canungra is more than 125 years old and owes its existence to the timber industry and once boasted one of the largest stands of timber in the colony.

Enjoy a day in the country not too far from the city.