Visiting Beaudesert and Surrounds

Plan Your Visit


There are three motels located in the Beaudesert township as well as the local caravan park.

Beaudesert Central Motel

Annalee Motel

Kerry Court Motel

Beaudesert Caravan and Tourist Park

There is also an extensive range of different accomodation options in the surrounding Scenic Rim area including B&B's, free and private camping and glamping, cottages, farm stay's and resorts.


From hot air ballooning to hiking, food tasting trails to self guided drives, there is a reason why the region was awarded one of Lonely Planet's Top 10 Regions in the word to visit.

Groceries and Shopping

Beaudesert is home to 3 major supermarkets and has a variety of boutiques, gift and hardware stores. The main supermarkets trade 7 days per week, whilst the smaller stores trade normal business hours Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings.

Places To Eat

There are small cafes and restaurants catering to a variety of cuisines dotted through the town. Two local pubs also offer dining. The local RSL is now known as "The Club" and it also provides live entertainment and meals. Beaudesert has the usual fast food outlets if you need to grab something fast.

Petrol and Mechanical

There are fuel outlets located on all the major feeder roads to Beaudesert, most of which trade 7 days per week. Mechanical services are also available in the town at local dealerships and also private mechanics.

Public Transport

An hourly bus service operates from Browns Plains on weekdays from 5.45am to 7.05pm. Visit the Translink website to coordinate your trip.

Local farming land seen from the sky looking into the sun's rays
Farming land of the Beaudesert and Scenic Rim area. Photo courtesy Stuart Groom, a local hot air balloon pilot

Other Things To Do

Beaudesert Museum
Beaudesert Museum

Visit the Beaudesert Historical Museum displaying artefacts covering the Scenic Rim’s industrial and lifestyle heritage. The Museum is adjacent to Jubilee Park and the Swimming Pool. Entry charge.
Beaudesert Swimming Pool
Beaudesert Pool

The Beaudesert public swimming pool offers a 50m heated pool, a wading pool with splash pool for young children, shaded areas, a kiosk and changing rooms. 54 Brisbane Street. Entry charge.
Jubilee Park
Jubilee Park

Jubilee Park is Beaudesert’s premier park and is located close to the town centre. The park is highly planted with a range of recreation elements including picnic tables, electric bbq’s, play equipment, skate park, exercise equipment and public toilets. Free.

Beaudesert Library
Beaudesert Library books

Beaudesert Library stocks a wide range of printed material for all ages, the latest newspapers and magazines and has computer access. The Library is conveniently located at 58 Brisbane Street near the Swimming Pool, Museum and Jubilee Park.

Beaudesert Parkrun
Beaudesert Parkrun runners on course

Beaudesert has it's own official parkrun. Called the Jeune Park Parkrun, it's held every Saturday at 7am at Jeune Park on Tom Enright Drive. Parkrun is a free, fun and friendly community event for runners and walkers of all abilities. The 5km course is affectionately known as a "paddock run" and is conducted entirely on trails.
Beaudesert Op Shops
Clothing on sale at the local Op Shops

Bag a bargain or find pre-loved treasure at one of the many local Op Shops. Located in the town area they include Lifeline, Uniting Church Op Shop, Red Cross, Animal Welfare League, Anglican Church Op Shop and Defenders for Hope.

Lake Wyaralong
The dam wall at Wyaralong

Lake Wyaralong, formed by the Wyaralong Dam on Teviot Brook, is 14 km north west of Beaudesert on the Beaudesert Boonah Road. At the Meebun Day Use area there are picnic tables, playground, bbq’s, public toilets and a Sculpture Park. Lake Wyaralong has an Olympic standard rowing course, is home to Rowing Queensland and hosts regular regattas. The Mt Joyce Recreation Park has various trails for bushwalking, mountain biking and horse riding.
Lake Wyaralong Sculpture Park
The Night Swimmer sculpture

Lake Wyaralong Sculpture Park sits on a hill overlooking the lake. The park features large scale public artworks by Australian and International sculptors, including the striking Night Swimmer by Tamborine Mountain sculptor Jaques van deer Merwe.
Short Walks Close To Town
View from King Coolum Reserve

The Nindooinbah Dam walking track will take you from suburbia to scrubby bush, over the wall of the dam (now decommissioned) and back out to street scape. This 3 km walking track is located off Brookland Drive in Brayford Estate.

King Coolum Reserve has a 2 km walking and biking trail through bushland. The walk is not a loop, so it will be 4 km back to your vehicle and is quite steep in places, although the views are worth it! There are no public facilities at King Coolum Park. Located at the top of Panicum Close, Veresdale Scrub.

Qld Moto Park
Dirt bike in action at the Qld Moto Park

Visit the 1800 acre Queensland Moto Park at Goan Road, Coulson (off the Beaudesert Boonah Road). The land is owned by and the park was built by the Queensland Government and was opened in December 2011. The park is run by Motorcycle Queensland. Spectator entry is free and you may even catch some of the action.
Beaudesert Golf Club
Beaudesert Golf Club Clubhouse

Have a game of golf at the 18 hole Beaudesert Golf Course or just call in to the clubhouse for a drink or meal and enjoy the views over the course from the deck. Check opening times.
Scenic Drive in the Kerry Valley
Farmland scenery along Kerry Road

There are many great drives in the region. One suggestion is to take a scenic drive through the beautiful Kerry Valley. Head south on the Kerry Road driving through farmland. Stop for a picnic or have a paddle or swim in the Albert River at Darlington Park. Continue on to the Lost World Valley, the wilderness end of the Lamington National Park (no through road). Turn back and then follow the Darlington Connection Road up over the Jinbroken Range (notice all the grass trees) to Christmas Creek Road and return to Beaudesert.
Road sign depicting directions on the way in to Beaudesert via the Kerry Road

Beaudesert is the natural gateway for your Scenic Rim adventures. This sign is located along the Kerry Road as it enters Beaudesert.

Scenery along Kerry Road south of Beaudesert

Livestock feature prominently in the district, along with mixed cropping and a thriving Thoroughbred breeding and spelling industry. A drive along Kerry Road (pictured) is a very enjoyable trip.

Child sitting relaxing against a tree on top of Mount Joyce, overlooking Wyaralong Dam

View of Lake Wyaralong from the summit of Mount Joyce. Access via the Ridgeline Trail at Wyaralong Dam.

View from Duck Creek Road, Beaudesert

Admiring the view from part way up Duck Creek Road. Currently closed to vehicles. Brutally steep on a bike - but sensational views.

St Mary's Catholic church

St Mary's Catholic Church on Bromelton Street was blessed and opened on 15 September 1907. It is an ornate timber church in the Carpenter Gothic style of architecture.

Mount Barney as viewed from the neighbouring Mount Barney Lodge

Whilst the climbing of Mount Barney is best reserved for experienced hikers with a high level of fitness, the views of the mountain can be admired from many places.