You’ll fall for the rolling land­scape

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - Escape - - SCENIC RIM -

Sp­ida Everitt finds he doesn’t have to travel too far from home to find some ofthe most de­light­ful views and spec­tac­u­lar wa­ter­falls in the coun­try

EV­ERY few months we sit down and make a list of all the places we haven’t been to, but should. We re­ceive a lot of emails each week ask­ing us to visit a par­tic­u­lar town. So a few months ago we de­cided to an­swer the mul­ti­tude of emails beg­ging us to visit Kil­lar­ney.

I must ad­mit thought at first I had no idea where it was, not even what state. I was shocked to know it is only 2 ½ hours’ drive from our home on the Gold Coast.

Where on earth have I been hid­ing? Or should I say who has been hid­ing Kil­lar­ney?

With a pop­u­la­tion of just over 800 people and only one pub, it is far from a hus­tling bustling city and that is ex­actly how the lo­cals want to keep it. How­ever, this tiny ru­ral town is the en­trance point to a su­perbly un­spoilt part of Queens­land.

Tucked close to the bor­der of Queens­land and New South Wales, along the McPher­son Range, Kil­lar­ney is home to five of the most spec­tac­u­lar wa­ter­falls and equally spec­tac­u­lar views. The part I love the most is that it is to­tally un­touched – the rolling farm­land, se­cluded val­leys and, of course, those wa­ter­falls up on

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