Touring the Gympie Region from Eastwood Farm

Drive yourself to:

The nearby City of Gympie, famous for the discovery of gold and the administrative centre for Gympie Regional Council and visit:

Gympie Architecture
Gympie Gold Mining

 

  • The Historic precinct in the city area provides a walking trail to view the wonderful architecture of the early days in Gympie
  • Just relax with some shopping in the many fine shopping centres (Centro, Goldfields Plaza) and boutiques in Gympie City Centre
  • Enjoy fine dining at the many restaurants and Coffee shops available
  • Visit the Mary Valley Rattler. Museum at the historic Railway Station in Gympie (www.thevalleyrattler.com)

 

 

Explore the Mary Valley

  • Drive through Gympie to the scenic drive through the Mary Valley to Imbil and Kenilworth (www.visitgympie.com.au)
Eastwood Farm - Mary Valley - Amamoor Country Music Muster.
Hand Feed Dolphins at Tin Can Bay

Visit Rainbow Beach

  • Walk the beaches to look at the coloured sands
  • Walk on the famous Carlo Sand Blow
  • Arrange a trip to the World heritage area of Fraser Island

Noosa

  • Enjoy the beaches and swimming
  • Coffee in Hasting Street is a must
  • Shopping is great

Visit the Cooloola, Glastonbury Ammamoor or Borumba National Parks and State Forest areas in the Gympie hinterland

  • Bush walking trails are marked
  • Picnic areas provide some relaxing spots

Enjoy the natural beauty and wildlife and birds of these world renowned environments both beach and bush.

Wallaby and Joey

Visit the coastal areas of Tin Can Bay (approximately 45 minutes’ drive from Gympie)

  • Join in the feeding of the dolphins in the morning at the boat ramp in Tin Can Bay
  • Try some boating or fishing experiences
Rainbow Beach Fishing
Bushwalking Near Imbil

Australian Native Animals and Birds

Also seeking the Australian icons,

  • Kangaroos,
  • Wallabies,
  • Dolphins,
  • The elusive platypus
  • And koala.

Things to do with distances to drive

Destination

Distance

Gympie for your function, work, markets, sporting activities, restaurants, shopping and coffee in about 10 minutes

12 km

Tin Can Bay for water activities and dolphin feeding in about an hour

63 km

Rainbow Beach for the beautiful coloured sands, the Carlo Sand Blow and the barge to Fraser Island in about and hour and ten minutes

83 km

Borumba Dam via Imbil in the Mary Valley in about one hour and ten minutes for water sports, the state forest walking, riding and cycling trails

61 km

Amamoor State Forest in about an hour and five minutes

42 km

Gympie Muster Site for the famous Gympie Music Muster in August in about an hour and ten minutes

36 km

Eumundi for the markets on a Wednesday or Saturday in about an hour

59 km

Yandina for the famous Spirit House restaurant in about an hour

70 km

Noosa Heads about an hour and ten minutes

74 km

Maryborough for a historical tour of the Mary Poppins city in about an hour

81 km

Hervey Bay, River Heads to catch the whale watching catamaran or to visit Fraser Island in about an hour and a half

123 km

Goomeri for the Pumpkin Festival and visits to the South Burnett wineries in about an hour

70 km