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Croydon, Tropical North Queensland
Croydon, Visitor Information Centre, Tropical North Queensland
Lake Belmore, Croydon, Tropical North Queensland
Croydon and Gulflander Train, Tropical North Queensland
Map of Croydon

Croydon
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Description

Croydon, situated in the heart of the Gulf Savannah country (Savannah Way), is a small town with a big history that started with the discovery of gold in 1885. Start at Croydon's True Blue Visitor Information Centre which houses significant collections of heritage items, information displays, an audio visual in its theatre and an internet service. The centre can direct you to the outdoor heritage displays, a mining machinery collection and grand old heritage buildings. Grab your self-guided brochure and enjoy the Croydon story.

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Croydon's Heritage Precinct with police station, jail, Sergeant's residence, town hall and courthouse, the oldest building in Croydon (circa 1887) are open and free for visitors to wander through. The Mining Museum has an operable 'stamper' on the original Iguana Consul Mine.

Croydon had a large population of Chinese settlers. Archaeologists rediscovered the Croydon Chinese Temple site.

The Gulflander train travels from Normanton to Croydon weekly, providing an historic journey.

Lake Belmore, situated only four kilometres from Croydon, offers Barramundi fishing all year! It is the ideal spot for recreational activities.

The town has a range of services including accommodation, caravan park, cafe/supermarket, roadhouse/post office and the longest continuous running general store in Queensland (1894).

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Property Details

Activities

  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
    Canoeing
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Fishing
    Fishing
  • Golfing
    Golfing
  • Water Skiing
    Water Skiing

Today's Weather

Currently Temperature Sunrise Sunset
Croydon Weather Today - Mostly sunny
Mostly
sunny
28 °C 6:42am EST 6:17pm EST

7 Day Forecast

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Forecast Croydon Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
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Croydon Weather Forecast - Possible shower
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Croydon Weather Forecast - Possible shower
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Croydon Weather Forecast - Showers
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Croydon Weather Forecast - Possible shower
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Croydon Weather Forecast - Possible shower
Possible
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Croydon Weather Forecast - Sunny
Sunny
Minimum 22°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 25°C
Maximum 34°C 33°C 31°C 31°C 33°C 33°C 34°C

Weather last updated at 10:17pm Monday, 21 April 2014.


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