Warra Drive - 145 km >> Travel
NW from Dalby via Warrego Highway
The Pioneer Park Museum in Black Street has an array of memorabilia including Ned Kelly's letter
to his mother, automotive, early fashions, household goods, an extensive
rock, mineral and fossil collection, as well as one of the largest
collections of working tractors and agricultural machinery in Queensland.
Following the Warrego Highway, drive
under the formercoal loading facility at Macalister which serviced the Wilkie
Creek Open Cut Coal Mine. Grain and cotton crops are grown seasonally in the area.
Entering the small township of Warra, visit the Warra
Heritage Centre which hosts different displays throughout
the year. Explorer Ludwig Leichhardt
and his party camped beside Cooranga Creek on 4 October 1844, and a
campsite monument has been built in his honour. Have a cool
drink at the Warra Pub before following
the signs to Jandowae, a small timber town renowned for its biennial
Timber Festival in June.
Visit the Community & Cultural
Centre and Dingo Barrier Fence display. (see Dingo
Fence Drive). Spend some time at Athlone Cottage (circa
why not check out one of the country hotels - The Top Pub, The Middle
Pub or The Bottom Pub.
Heading back towards Dalby, don't miss Jimbour
House, where you will stroll through the beautiful
gardens and gaze at the majestic sandstone home built in the late
Check the Events
calendar and the range of Accommodation and Dining
opportunities in our Visitor Guide.
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