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Tipperary Flat
Map of Tipperary Flat
D'Aguilar Highway
Nanango
Queensland 4615 Australia

Tipperary Flat
Nanango, South Burnett Area

Free Entry

07 4171 6871
tourism@nanango.qld.gov.au
www.nanango.qld.gov.au

Description

Tipperary Flat, situated at the southern entrance to Nanango adjacent to Lions Park and the BP Service Station, is a well equipped picnic area featuring a walking trail leading visitors around the historic displays with informative interpretive signs provided.

In early days, Tipperary Flat was used for sports days and get-togethers with other families who lived close by and the name originated from the first settlers who came from Ireland. A walking track extends to the Tarong turnoff past 'Hannibal', the first Tarong Coal Dragline Bucket, and has become a popular pastime for residents, visitors and pets.

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Adjacent to Tipperary Flat is an existing stand of Bunya Trees, a special icon of the natural and cultural heritage of the South Burnett, which acknowledge the original inhabitants.

Tipperary Flat is an informative rest stop on your journey through the South Burnett.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area

Activities

  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Cycling
    Cycling

Open Times

Note: Open 24 hours a day and the main area is lit at night.

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome. Work sheets have been prepared specifically aimed at groups conducting self-guided tours of this outdoor museum. They are available at the Information Centre.

Disabled:
For guests with a disability there is a path through the area from the Lions Park to the walking track allowing easy access to all but the Slab Hut which has a step up to the verandah.

General Comments

Nanango Shire Council maintains the walking track, Tipperary Flat, the barbecue and toilets and, with assistance from the Lions Club, the park area. The Tipperary Flat area is very popular for wedding photographs, particularly the Slab Hut.

How To Get There

The complex (Gateway Park) is situated on the southern approach to town on the D'Aguilar Highway.


Free Entry


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