From Paradise Dam at Biggenden, along the many weirs on the Burnett River, through to Cania Dam at Monto, water skiing, boating and fishing opportunities abound with all areas providing ample camping and picnic facilities. Come and enjoy the 'naturally beautiful' North Burnett and their hospitality.
In contrast with their parks, mountain ranges and waterways, history abounds in the region and while they have Gayndah as the oldest town in Queensland, most of the area was settled prior to Queensland's official separation from New South Wales.... more
The region is based on an agricultural economy and every form of farming enterprise exists. With the twin citrus capitals of Gayndah and Mundubbera to some of the best beef studs in the country right through to dairying, pork production and small crops, they cater for all needs.... less
|Duration||6 Days||Itinerary Type||Land
|Distance||400 Kilometres||Itinerary Route||Circuit
|Mode of Travel||Car|
|Level of Difficulty|
Drive 26 kilometres south of Gayndah to Ban Ban Springs where a natural spring and popular picnic area located. Turn left at Ban Ban Springs passing the scenic volcanic mountains known as the Seven Sisters heading towards the township of Coalstoun Lakes. The volcanic history of the area is apparent everywhere. The turnoff to Coalstoun Lakes National Park is on your right past the township. Situated between Biggenden and Coastoun Lakes is the turn off to Coongarra Rock at Lords Road which goes to within a short distance of this spectacular outcrop (4WD only). Overnight Biggenden.
Explore one of the National Parks or visit the Museum. Picnic at Paradise Dam or Chowey Bridge before heading to Mount Perry. Overnight Mount Perry
Follow the heritage walk to relive some of Mount Perry's history, take in the views from the Normandy Lookout, and visit the cultural centre and art gallery. Enjoy a hearty meal and country hospitality at one of the pubs en route to Monto. overnight Monto.
Spend the day exploring Cania Gorge National Park, fishing at the Dam or wander through the Cultural and Historic Complex and Museum Reserve and the Lister Street Artwalk precinct before heading south to Eidsvold. Overnight Eidsvold
Discover the bush spirit at the RM Williams Australian Bush Learning Centre before driving south to Mundubbera. Explore the Auburn River National Park. Overnight Mundubbera.
Don't miss the Mundubbera Regional Art Gallery. Picnic in the beautiful grounds of Bicentennial Park where there is plenty to see including a Sensory Garden and a series of metal sculptures. Return to Gayndah.
|Start from:||4 Maltby Place, Gayndah QLD 4625, Australia|
|End at:||12 Edward Street, Biggenden QLD 4621, Australia|
|Start from:||12 Edward Street, Biggenden QLD 4621, Australia|
|End at:||5370 Gayndah-Mount Perry Road, Mount Perry QLD 4671, Australia|
|Duration:||1 hour 25 mins|
|Start from:||5370 Gayndah-Mount Perry Road, Mount Perry QLD 4671, Australia|
|End at:||Burnett Highway, Monto QLD 4630, Australia|
|Duration:||1 hour 26 mins|
|Start from:||Burnett Highway, Monto QLD 4630, Australia|
|End at:||38 Esplanade Street, Eidsvold QLD 4627, Australia|
|Start from:||38 Esplanade Street, Eidsvold QLD 4627, Australia|
|End at:||LOT 7 Benhams Road, Mundubbera QLD 4626, Australia|
|Start from:||LOT 7 Benhams Road, Mundubbera QLD 4626, Australia|
|End at:||65-75 Burnett Highway, Gayndah QLD 4625, Australia|