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Valley Rattler Steam Train run by the Mary Valley Heritage Museum Association
Valley Rattler Steam Train
Map of Gympie

Gympie
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Description

As the heritage and cultural centre of the Cooloola Region, Gympie boasts a tradition that few areas in Queensland can offer. Gympie offers the warm hospitality of a country town with all the modern conveniences.

Known as the 'Town that Saved Queensland', Gympie's proud heritage began in 1867 with the discovery of gold by prospector James Nash at the site now occupied by the Town Hall. At the time, Queensland was facing bankruptcy due to drought and the fall in wool prices. However, Nash made the five day journey down the Mary River from Maryborough and, after digging up 75 ounces of gold in six days, staked his claim. The Gympie Gold Rush was on, injecting the boost to the Queensland economy that enabled the colony to survive.

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Gympie is 160 kilometres, or about two and a half hours' drive north of Brisbane.

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Property Details

Activities

  • Abseiling
    Abseiling
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
    Canoeing
  • Mountain Biking
    Mountain Biking
  • Ice Skating/Roller Skating
    Ice Skating/Roller Skating

Today's Weather

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Gympie Weather Today - Sunny
Possible
shower
17 °C 6:10am EST 5:25pm EST

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Forecast Gympie Weather Forecast - Possible shower
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Gympie Weather Forecast - Thunderstorms
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Gympie Weather Forecast - Possible shower
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Gympie Weather Forecast - Possible shower
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Minimum 14°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 17°C 15°C 16°C
Maximum 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 25°C 27°C 28°C

Weather last updated at 10:16pm Thursday, 24 April 2014.


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