Description

At the heart of the Granite Belt, Stanthorpe gives easy access to big sky panoramas, spectacular countryside dotted with precariously balancing prehistoric granite boulders and a generally cooler, temperate climate (there’s even an occasional winter snow-fall!).replacenewlinePreviously known as Quart Pot Creek, a mining rush in 1872 gave Stanthorpe its name: stannum is Latin for tin and thorp is English for village. The town of Stanthorpe (pop. 5500) is now the beating heart of the Granite Belt with a rich multicultural and agricultural heritage, and a cosmopolitan mix of residents, backpackers and travellers.replacenewlinereplacenewlineFlowing through the town is the beautiful Quart Pot Creek, with more than 5km of walking and cycling tracks and great picnic and BBQ facilities. In Stanthorpe’s main CBD, you will discover an amazing range of cafés, shops, gift stores and an art gallery. Enjoy our European traditions; sit and relax in the Stanthorpe Piazza, with boutique coffee in hand, under the famous Roll Up Tree public art piece and watch the world go by.

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Our Picks on what to Do in Stanthorpe QLD

Mt Marlay Lookout

Stanthorpe Heritage Museum - QLD

Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery

The Granite Belt Maze and Mini Golf QLD

The ‘Red’ Bridge Walk - Stanthorpe QLD

Girraween National Park QLD

Our Picks on where to Stay in Stanthorpe QLD

Connor House

Atricom Apartments

Froggies Holiday House

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Stanthorpe QLD

Lily's Cafe

Essen

Anna's Restaurant

Shopping in Stanthorpe QLD

Community Services  


Stanthorpe Visitor Information Centre
28 Leslie Parade,
STANTHORPE QLD 4380

Southern Downs Regional Council
64 Fitzroy Street,
WARWICK QLD 4370

Stanthorpe Police Station QLD
57 Marsh Street,
STANTHORPE QLD 4380

Stanthorpe Hospital
8 McGregor Terrace,
STANTHORPE QLD 4380

Stanthorpe Library - QLD
56 Lock Street,
STANTHORPE QLD 4380

Stanthorpe Pool
STANTHORPE QLD 4380

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 811
  • Population: 5406
  • State electorate(s): Southern Downs
  • Federal Division(s): Maranoa
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Tenterfield NSW 2372 (57.8 km, 45 mins)
Warwick QLD 4370 (60.2 km, 42 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Stanthorpe QLD is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.