Escape in the Scenic Rim is an adventure, eco and nature-based festival which builds on the solid foundations of the Gondwana Festival executed in March 2021. It is a month-long celebration in May 2022, to be held in some of the most precious and spectacular areas of the World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforests of Australia and across the Scenic Rim region.
By presenting a range of activities and experiences across the length and breadth of the Scenic Rim, Escape in the Scenic Rim will showcase more than just tourist hot spots, and encourage visitors to enjoy their stay, while minimising negative impacts on the environment.
The Scenic Rim was just named in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2022, which profiled the regions spectacular nature-based offerings. The festival includes walks, talks and wild adventures from the tip of Tamborine Mountain to the areas around Aratula. Leveraging the regions highly successful 2020 rebrand and campaign, Scenic Rim truly is the Richest Place on Earth, in Australia. The natural beauty meets country charm and welcoming smiles stretch as far as the breathtaking vistas.
Escape in the Scenic Rim will offer a strong connection to country through hard and soft adventures throughout the region, including transformational experiences that will provide deeper, more meaningful and engaging experiences that will ‘feed the mind, activate the body and lift the heart’.