Located in the heart of the Darling Downs, The Woolshed at Jondaryan is of great historical interest. Easily accessible on a day trip from all parts of south-east Queensland, The Woolshed at Jondaryan is of particular interest to people fascinated by rural heritage. The attraction features historic buildings, machinery, equipment and collections which have been obtained and restored over the past 30 years. Guided Tours are offered twice daily with the Damper Hut Cafe onsite for morning tea and lunches.... more
The Woolshed at Jondaryan is the centrepiece of the museum village, which was established in 1975 to show-case the history of Jondaryan Station and its role in the development of pastoralism on the Darling Downs. The Woolshed at Jondaryan is located three kilometres south of the Warrego Highway at Jondaryan - an easy 45 kilometre drive west of Toowoomba over the Great Dividing Range. It is only two and a half hours drive from Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia. Self contained accommodation and a pet friendly caravan park with new amenities is available to stay longer. Motorhomes and caravans are most welcome.... less
Facility caters for children with various activities.
Disabled toilets and access. Some grassed and gravelled areas.
Yes. Pet friendly accommodation and caravan park and camping facilities
Every Day you can enjoy demonstrations of shearing in the woolshed, and often there will be other activities and demonstrations such as working horses, wagon rides, blacksmithing, wool spinning, and machinery demonstrations, depending on availability of volunteer demonstrators. These activities and demonstrations start at 10.30 a.m. and 1.30 p.m.
All buildings are non-smoking due to age of buildings. However, the complex covers approximately eight acres and provides ample outdoor space for smokers.
Several kinds of basic accommodation are available at the Woolshed at Jondaryan - self contained cottages, cabins, original shearers' quarters, caravans and camping sites. Admission to the attraction is additional but only charged once if you are staying for longer than one night. Catering can be provided, or cook your own meals in the shearers cookhouse kitchen. Other facilities include new toilets and showers and laundry. They offer reasonably priced and pet friendly accommodation.
The Shearers' Quarters offer bring-your-own-swag-style accommodation. The Shearers' Quarters feature a sawdust-floored cookhouse with an open fire, wood stoves, crockery, cutlery, utensils, fridges, hot and cold showers, and toilets. Catering is available as required. A self-contained twin share cottage and Family Cottage sleeping five is also available, complete with ensuite and kitchenette.
How To Get There
The Woolshed at Jondaryan is located approximately three kilometres off the Warrego Highway at Jondaryan. Jondaryan is located approximately halfway between Toowoomba and Dalby, and is well sign posted.
|Adult||$13.00||23 Oct - 30 Jun|
|$8.00||23 Oct - 30 Jun|
|Concession||$11.50||23 Oct - 30 Jun|
|Family||$38.00||23 Oct - 30 Jun||Two adults and three school aged children.|
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