How about a detour when you are heading towards Gold Coast to visit some cute animals? Make it a rest stop before heading to the next destination. The alpaca farm sits in the midst of a mountain so it takes some time to drive up. You'll enjoy views as you drive up.
You could feed them at $2. Not just alpacas, there's also a cafe and a shop. You could relax and take some photos on the lookout. It offers picturesque views of mountains and grasslands. You could stop here for 20 minutes to have a break from driving.
It takes 1 hour drive from Brisbane. You could do this on the way to Lamington National Park or Gold Coast. Or continue your journey to Mount Tamborine. Cute and fluffy animals with a view so why not stop by and enjoy the views?