Warra Drive - 145 km >> Travel NW from Dalby via Warrego Highway

Highlights include:

» Pioneer Park Museum » Athlone Cottage » Jimbour House & Gardens
» Warra Heritage Centre » Coal loading  
» Boomerang Factory » Jandowae  

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. [More..]

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 1890), or 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 1800's.

Check the Events calendar and the range of Accommodation and Dining opportunities in our Visitor Guide.   


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