Discover the Darling Downs High Country Hamlets Region

Luxury Small Group Day Tours

Drink & Dine Restaurant Transport
Private Group Event Charters

About High Country Tours With Taste

Atop of The Great Dividing Range, the very beautiful High Country Hamlets Micro Region, is yours to discover on our luxury small group day tours.
 
Based in Pechey, Queensland, your Tour Smiths & professional Photographers Brad & Kara, take you on a food, wine, farm & photography journey through the region.
 
#Visit local farmers who grow amazing seasonal produce.
#Indulge in the wonderful eateries with impassioned local chefs, who creatively prepare your food.
#Relax among the fig trees, vineyards, olive groves, fruit orchards, gardens, forests & National Parks.
#Discover artisan cellar door wineries, craft breweries, distilleries & chocolatiers.
#Meet and learn from artistic creatives, who paint, draw, weave, sculpt & craft unique pieces of art.
 
#Breathe the air up here, high among the clouds and let the serenity & wonder of our region take you away.
#Play among whimsical locations, historic towns, fabulous venues & boutique shops.
 
#Stay in unique country accommodation, see the breathtaking scenery of the High Country,
and let us safe keep a piece of your heart... until next time.
 

FOOD, WINE & PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS

Jump on board for a fun day out for food, wine & photography tours in the Darling Downs, Scenic Rim & Granite Belt food & wine regions.
 
Located in Pechey, 40 minutes north of Toowoomba, our regular half-day tours visit amazing food & wine venues around the High Country Hamlets Region of Pechey, Ravensbourne, Hampton, Highfields, Cabarlah, Meringandan, Crows Nest & Cooyar.
While private group tours can be arranged to the outer regions of the Scenic Rim & Granite Belt.

DRINK & DINE LOCAL RESTAURANT TRANSPORT

Local transport services from accommodation in Hampton, Ravensbourne & Crows Nest to popular restaurants, Emeraude in Hampton and Rosalie House in Meringandan.
 
We'll be your designated driver & add in all the luxury comforts in our 8 seater VW Caravelle.

PRIVATE GROUP & EVENT CHARTERS

If you have a special event to celebrate and would like us to transport you there, we provide private group event charters for up to 8 people. 
 
Cheese platters can be arranged & BYO wine for the trip.
We'll be your designated driver & add in all the luxury comforts in our 8 seater VW Caravelle.

A MICRO REGION CLOSER TO THE CLOUDS

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High Country Tours With Taste are located in the High Country Hamlets town of Pechey in Southern Queensland.

 

High Country Hamlets is Queensland's first and foremost micro region specialising in high altitude produce and visitor experiences.

Nestled 650 metres above the South East Queensland coastal plain we are high up on the eastern edge of the Great Dividing Range escarpment, just north of Toowoomba and approximately 2 hours’ drive from Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

The High Country Hamlets are made up of small country towns centred around Hampton, Pechey & Ravensbourne, extending north to Crows Nest, Anduramba & Cooyar, south to Highfields, Meringandan & Lilyvale & west to Goombungee.

The cool climate micro-region is often bathed in clouds and has a special foodie and hospitality subculture. A combination of altitude, distinctive seasons and red soil allows produce to be grown that is not possible elsewhere in Queensland.

Abundant, seasonal food crops grown by large & small artisanal producers are creatively embraced by impassioned local chefs and restaurants as well as being available for purchase at farm gates and local outlets. 

Relaxed, friendly, charming accommodation, away from the rush and bustle of the city - wood fires in the Winter, quiet country walks in the National Parks or down sylvan laneways. Picnics by the lakes or a spectacular lookout. 

The Hamlets is also home and inspiration for an impressive enclave of artists, craftspeople and boutique retailers. Their works and wares are on display and available for purchase at a number of small galleries, markets and retail outlets scattered across the region.

 

The High Country Hamlets are rich with practical and artistic folk, offering airy and generous country hospitality.

We would love you to join us, if even just for a weekend - it might just change your life forever. 

 

Click on the High Country Hamlets logo above to visit our regions website, where you will find our proud community of members who provide places to Eat, Stay, Play, Shop, Grow & Visit.

 

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YOUR TOUR SMITHS BRAD & KARA

PHONE: 0419 916 769

TOURING THE HIGH COUNTRY

DARLING DOWNS

SCENIC RIM

GRANITE BELT

GREAT DIVIDING RANGE

BASED IN PECHEY, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

Operator Accreditation Q900528525

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