Croydon is situated in the Heart of the Gulf Savannah (Savannah Way). A small town with a big history that started with the discovery of gold in 1885.
Start your journey at Croydon's True Blue Visitor Information Centre which houses significant collections of heritage items, information displays, sculptures and an audio visual in its theatre. Grab your self-guided map here.... more
Croydon's Heritage Precinct with Police Station, Goal, Sergeant's Residence, Town Hall and Courthouse - the oldest building in Croydon (circa 1887) are open and free for visitors to wander through.
Just out of town, the Mining Museum has an operable 'stamper' on the original Iguana Consul Mine (free entry).
Croydon had a large population of Chinese Settlers. Archaeologists rediscovered the Croydon Chinese Temple Site.
Lake Belmore, situated only four kilometres from Croydon, offers Barramundi fishing all year! It is the ideal spot for recreational activities.
The Gulflander train travels from Normanton to Croydon weekly, providing an historic journey.
The town has a range of services including Accommodation, Caravan Park, Cafe/Supermarket, Roadhouse/Post office, Pub and the longest continuous running General Store in Queensland (1894).... less