Have you taken the chance to try a horse-drawn tour through the beautiful Bunya Mountains scenery? A horse and cart ride is a delightful way to see the sights at a leisurely pace, and to really have the chance to drink in the scenery and atmosphere of the Bunya Mountains. Take in the stunning natural beauty as you travel along the charming, rainforest-lined roads around the mountain. Enjoy the novelty of being powered by two enormous draught horses, while learning about the local plants and wildlife from a true local. It’s the perfect way to slow down, unwind and see the Bunya Mountains from a new perspective.
Bunya Mountains Horse Drawn Tours has operated at the top of the beautiful Bunya Mountains for over 30 years. You can choose from short, ten-minute trips around the Bunya Mountains to longer, two-hour trips, and everything in between. There are 45-minute tours to the nearby town of Mowbullan; sunset tours where you can enjoy the sun setting over the rainforest followed by a spotlight walk looking for night creatures; and longer tours through private rainforest, which culminate in billy tea, fresh damper and roasted bunya nuts round a campfire. Clip clop your way around some of the major sights of the Bunya Mountains, from scenic valley views to lush, green rainforest, to friendly native wildlife.
Whatever tour you choose, you’re sure to view the spectacular Bunyas scenery from a new perspective, breathe in the smell of horses and leather and enjoy a uniquely delightful experience. It’s the perfect activity for children, older people, couples or families, and there’s plenty to keep everyone interested and entertained. You can also get up close and personal with the magnificent horses, who will appreciate a pat or two and maybe even a treat! Plus, it’s a great photo opportunity as well. Just relax and enjoy this tour with a difference – it’s a world apart from the rush, hustle and bustle of everyday life. A Bunya Mountains horse drawn tour really is the ultimate in relaxed sightseeing experiences.
So, don’t miss the chance to bask in the beautiful Bunya Mountains landscape at a slow and leisurely pace, where you can really take it all in. Take a step back in time, and simply absorb and appreciate all the beauty that surrounds you. Make your Bunya Mountains holiday one to remember – your carriage awaits.
Know before you go
- Horse and cart tours are available on most weekends and school holidays, but will operate on weekdays for a minimum of $240 worth of bookings
- Availability is limited, so bookings are recommended
- The draught horses can pull the weight of around eight to nine adults
- Tour times are approximate only and depend on the horses used
- All tours are subject to weather
- Tours usually start near the Dandabah Camping Ground on Bunya Avenue
How to book
Book in plenty of time to ensure your tour at a time that suits you. Tours can be booked by calling Allan on (07) 4668 3115 or by visiting the Bunya Mountains Horse Drawn Tours website here: https://bmhdt.webs.com