"Girraween" (an aboriginal word for "The Place of Flowers") has the best wildflower display on Australia's east coast, attracting the abundant bird life on the property. Bushwalks start from your Chalet, take you through open fields with quiet kangaroos, meander through woodlands and forests, cross creeks gullies, and pass by extraordinary rock formations, scenery, waterfall and rock pools.
With over 400 acres of natural bushland, there is so much to explore. Take in the natural rock formations, hike along the myriad of trails, bask in our natural pools or just sit and watch the wildlife forage.
There are gentle walks and more adventurous walks. Close by are a multitude of award-winning wineries and restaurants that will ensure you experience the unique flavours of the region. Make Girraween Environmental Lodge your base to explore the district.
Girraween Lodge has unparalleled wildlife which will both inspire and delight you.
Not far from the Queensland-New South Wales border, Girraween National Park has more in common with cooler southern climates than with the Sunshine State. Crisp winter weather provides skies of blue and picturesque morning frosts. Spring conditions entice an amazing display of wildflowers and wildlife.
Be prepared for cold changes any time. Girraween National Park is pleasantly cool most of the year round. Winters are usually dry and cold with frosty nights reaching an average minimum of -4 degrees Celsius. Summer days are a warm 25-30 degrees Celsius with cooler nights averaging 15-18 degrees Celsius. Most rain falls between November and March with an average rainfall of 850mm per year.
The Girraween National Park is renowned for it's variety and abundance of native wildflowers. A walk along the trails of Girraween Environmental Lodge will take you on a delicious tour of wild flower sights.