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“Pyramid Rock”

Girraween National Park
Ranked #1 of 13 things to do in Ballandean
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Very much a scramble at the end although the views on a clear day are rewarding.
Take your time going down, we all had a few slips and stumbles and it was still daylight!

1  Thank ClaireKing92
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We read in the local information mag that a new restaurant had opened at the Girraween Inn and so we decided to try it.
The Inn is situated halfway between Ballandean and Stanthorpe along the Euky Rd,set among granite outcrops and nicely landscaped , it made a good impression.
The dining room was well set up , bright and airy , the background music was non intrusive and the view soothing to the soul.
The menu was limited but interesting and the local wine list covered most tastes.
We had Cheese Croquettes and Pate de Maison for starters and chose a local white wine to compliment them ,both were excellent but the Croquettes were a delight , I will be back for more.
My partner and I shared a main course , Steak and vegetables , a 200 gr Porterhouse steak with a variety of vegetables and mashed potatoes, plenty for both of us.
The vegetables intrigued us because of their texture and taste so we asked the waitress if she could tell us , she brought out the Chef , Aaron Clews , who explained that he had trained under a French chef in Newcastle who was not easy to please.
Although there is no Vegan dish per se , Aaron will put one together for you at your wish.
All in all we recommend the Spotted Quoll restaurant wholeheartedly, we will certainly be back.
Simon v P

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

We were there on Good Friday and did walks to The Pyramid, Granite Arch and Castle Rock in the afternoon. Granite Arch was a relatively easy walk and the other 2 were all uphill. Great views once you get there and diwnhill on the way back.

1  Thank sunnycoast09
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Visited the Girraween National Park in March 2018 while staying in nearby Lodges. An all-round excellent experience. Visited the Granite Marbles and hiked along creeks and climbed the granite hills. Worthwhile.

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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Had a good time doing several of the walks,not a great information centre but staff very helpful. Plenty of bbq’s at the day use area and swimming hole close by. Well worth the drive.

5  Thank KLG62
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