If you and your family or friends are planning a trip to the South Burnett region, our caravan park in Yarraman is a great place to base yourself. Here, we outline some of the local sights and activities that the area offers.
The caravan park is a great base to take in the magic of the South Burnett region
Yarraman Walking Track Network
Yarraman Walking Guide Mud Map has 7 walking and mountain bike trails around town and the nearby forests ranging from 500 m to 12 km long that can be accessed from the caravan park. Mud Maps are available at the park office.
Yarraman Heritage Centre
Restored Convent, visitor's information centre, collection of arts and crafts,Arthur Brown's Butcher, Yarraman Railway Station, Keid's Cottage - and so much more.
Bunya Mountains National Park
The Bunya Mountains National Park is the western most rainforest national park in South East Queensland. It consists of 11,700 hectares and rises 600 metres above the surrounding plains. It is famous for the distinctive dome shaped Bunya trees.
Coomba Falls, located approximately 2km east of Maidenwell, is a natural beauty spot featuring granite cliffs and a deep natural swimming hole.
Approx. distance from our caravan park: 34km (30 mins)
Palms National Park
The Palms National Park is a very small national park consisting of mixed palm vine forest and subtropical rainforest. A special feature of the park are the piccabeen palms and grey headed flying foxes found roosting in the summer months.
Approx. distance 20km (20 mins)
Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT) follows the disused Brisbane Valley rail line that commenced construction at Wulkuraka near Ipswich in 1884 and was completed at Yarraman in 1913. The northern end of the BVRT starts in Yarraman and travels 48km through scenic country and a number of towns, ending in the village of Moore. The trail is suitable for walking, mountain biking and horse riding.
Kingaroy Astronomical Observatory
Kingaroy Astronomical Observatory is the largest privately-owned astronomical observatory in Queensland. The observatory is owned and run by professional astronomer Jim Barclay. With over 50 years experience in the field, you are guaranteed an informative and entertaining evening taking in the beauty of Kingaroy's dark night sky. Package including return bus trip/meal/night show available for groups - cantact us or the Observatory for details.
Approx. distance from our caravan park: 46km (30 mins)
Muntapa Tunnel is Queensland's longest straight railway tunnel at 287 metres. The disused tunnel is now home to a colony of bent winged bats. The tunnel is closed for a few months during winter to protect the bats during their breeding season; however, tourists can walk through during the summer months. The tunnel was opened in 1913 and was closed in 1964.
Approx. distance 46km (40 mins)
The caravan park is a great base to explore the wineries and gourmet food of the South Burnett region, most of which are within an hour or so drive from the park. A South Burnett Wine & food map is available at the park.
Friends of Yarraman Creek
Upstream of Emmet St - wild life (150 bird types and platypus) and riparian flora habitat area. Guided tours can be arranged.
Phoenix Creek Motocross
Motocross park for the whole family - ride motocross and trail bikes on tracks specifically designed for all skill levels. A true family park - no kids riding, no riding. 7km from Yarraman.
Seven Mile Diggings
The Seven Mile Diggings out of Nanango in South Burnett offers the amateur prospector the chance to take a little gold back with them from their holidays. The fields originally worked back in the late 1800s and still provide alluvial gold to the patient prospector.
Approx. distance 30km (30 mins)
MotoCross Mountain offers motocross and SuperX tracks as well as a track for children and a 22km cross country track with challenging hill climbs.
Approx. distance 17km (20 mins)