With one month until Christmas Day, present seekers are being urged to Give Local this season. Given the team from the Scenic Rim has unveiled 25 glorious gift ideas, so there’s no excuse not to! There’s presents for foodies, fashionistas, adventurers, art lovers, trinket collectors, pamper chasers, cheese, bees and coffee lovers, alpaca fans and so very much more. You’re welcome.
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Give beautiful gifts from a whole range of local retailers in the Scenic Rim – go into an actual shop: My Country Escape, Canungra Books & Art and The Shoe Vault in Canungra, The Shed Cafe in Rathdowney, The Story Tree, Duck Junction, Far Outdoors , The Picnic Parlour and Maynards Store in Boonah, Mountain House Co, Under the Greenwood Tree, Butler and Grace, Lux and Gather and Dandelions 3 on Tamborine Mountain, Elegance & Grace and BMK.Collective in Kalbar and Kalico Country, Gift and Garden by Beau View and Mitre 10 in Beaudesert. Most have great Christmas Hampers as well!
Give the gift of ethical denim from Outland Denim, a global ethical fashion label founded by Tamborine Mountain locals Erica and James Bartle, and still headquartered on Tamborine Mountain. PS, they do gift vouchers!
Send a taste of the Scenic Rim via Scenic Rim Farm Box filled with produce straight from the farmers! PLUS, they have Christmas Hams, Christmas cakes and local wines and craft beers! You can also buy the gorgeous Scenic Rim EAT LOCAL Cookbook by Brenda Fawdon and Christine Sharp, featuring Scenic Rim makers, growers and producers.
Book in a Scenic Rim foodie experience! Check out our Eat Local Scenic Rim Accredited Locavores to get you started.
On your hike! Gift a walking holiday. For amazing walking holidays and guided hiking experiences, check out ParkTours, Horizon Guides, Mt Barney Lodge, Binna Burra Lodge and O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat.
Give a six pack! The perfect gift. Shop craft beer from Scenic Rim Brewery at Mt Alford or Fortitude Brewing Co. at Tamborine Mountain, or amazing apple ciders via Witches Falls Winery.
Save the bees. Have your eco-friendly friends buzzing with a gift from Little Bee’s Secret Garden. Alex is passionate about all things native bees, and you can shop her range online or in-store at Canungra. She offers workshops, too!
Blessed be the cheesemakers! Give a cheese making workshop at Towri Sheep Cheeses this season, it’s a delicious way to spoil your mates (or yourself).
Get spiritual. Shop the gorgeous range of Native Australian Flora spirits and more from Tamborine Mountain Distillery
Buy beautiful soaps and skincare from Beautiful Batches, Bohemian Farmhouse, Coco and Myrtle, Jade Beauty Skinstitute, Jarvis Lane at Home, Jasmin Organics, Nightfall Nourished, Our Goat Soap, Scenic Rim Lavender, Summer Land Camels and Witchscents Organics.
Get cooking with Caz from Scenic Rim Cooking Classes! Gift vouchers available and a brilliant gift.
Shout a fancy lunch at the stunning Kooroomba Vineyard & Lavender Farm.
Give a yoga retreat with My Yoga Retreat! Gorgeous local experiences available.
The perfect pamper present. Check out O’Reilly’s Lost World Spa, Eve by Nature day spa in Canungra, Fassifern Hair, Beauty and Massage at Kalbar or the Escarpment Day Spa on Tamborine Mountain.
Christmas is always wine time! Buy a bottle (or more!) from one of the Scenic Rim’s many cellar doors and wineries. Check out Witches Falls Winery, Mason Wines, Cedar Creek Estate and Hampton Estate Wines on Tamborine Mountain, O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyard and Sarabah Estate Vineyard at Canungra, The Overflow Estate 1895 near Beaudesert, Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard near Boonah and Paradine Estate Wines near Harrisville. Click here for more cellar doors in the Scenic Rim.
Butter them up with the gift of (real) butter. Select from Tommerup’s Dairy Farm’s incredible Jersey Girl artisan dairy range, produced by hand by Farmer Kay in their on-farm creamery! There’s also buttermilk, cream and crème fraîche AND amazing ice cream made in collaboration with Lick Ice Cream! Phone Tommerup’s to collect direct from their farm larder, or check if The Big Pumpkin, Beaudesert has any in stock! (it sells out quickly).
Shout a sporty experience. Check out all the trail running and mountain biking events in the Scenic Rim with On the Edge Events.
See the Scenic Rim from the sky with a hot air balloon flight over the Scenic Rim with Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast or a flight experience with Oz Paragliding and Hang Gliding.
Wow with an alpaca picnic at Mountview Alpaca Farm, conveniently located at O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards. You’ll be the favourite friend/ brother/ mother/ daughter-in-law.
Book a robotic dairy tour with Farmer Gregie and the crew from Scenic Rim 4Real Milk.
Make it a coffee Christmas. Buy fresh, local award-winning coffee beans from Tamborine Mountain Coffee Plantation! Buy a bag from their on-site coffee house, and get it ground to perfection on the spot.
Give unique, local art. Check out BADCAP – Scenic Rim Public Arts‘ venue, ‘The House’, Beechmont landscape artist Dave Groom, The Centre, Beaudesert, Boonah Cultural Centre and the local Visitor Information Centres on Tamborine Mountain and in Beaudesert, Boonah, Rathdowney and Canungra.
Giddy Up! Book a horse-riding adventure for your friends and family to explore the Scenic Rim on horseback! Check out these spots to go horse riding in the Scenic Rim.
Stay local and give a Scenic Rim getaway! The region has camping and glamping, farmstays, bed and breakfasts, retreats and lodges and cute as a button cottages.
Go for the adrenaline hit at Treetop Challenge, Tamborine Mountain. There are ziplines and ropes courses to suit every age and ability!
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