Camp Ricky

    This is a hosted stay through Hipcamp, below is the information provided by the Host regarding their offering.

    Come and enjoy Camp Ricky, a bush camp with a cleared area suitable for tents and camper vans. Pick your own campsite! Cleared area and Bush land with secluded spots for two person tents. Slightly undulating with a dam. There are secluded bush sites for two person tents. There are two fire pits, tables and chairs, washing up sinks and 6 BBQ plates around camp sites for camper use. Campers will love exploring the nearby rail trail, golf course, horse riding, cycling tracks, bushwalks, 4WD tracks, water fall and swimming spots. There is an abundance of wildlife in the area, particularly birdlife. There are no amenities here, campers will need to be self contained and leave no trace. Pets welcome.


    4314, QLD

    AvoFest – Blackbutt Avocado Festival

      Avo-Fest is a free event for all ages where you can enjoy the freshest and finest avocados from professional growers and home-grown products from the region’s smaller growers. The inaugural farmer’s market will feature a variety of home-grown products that reflect a commitment to permaculture principles and sustainability.

      This festival celebrates all things Blackbutt, particularly their Blackbutt avocados -the sweetest and finest avocados you will ever find.

      Festival goers will have the opportunity to visit “Avo Central” to learn how to cook, eat and grow avocados. Everything avocado featuring Blackbutt avos will amaze and entertain all. Join in the avo juggling and other avo games and tests of skill. Make sure you have a roll or two in the famous Blackbutt Avo Roll and be in the roll for an AUD1,000 first prize for the closest to the pin.

      This year will again see the infamous “Avo Drop”, where parachutists jump from 5,000 feet and attempt to grab a marker as they land inside the drawing of a giant avocado drawn inside the Blackbutt Showgrounds arena. Over AUD800 in prizes for the owners of the lucky markers grabbed by the parachutists.

      But the Festival is much more than that. Live music, street entertainment, free kids activities, historical guided tours, quirky ways to use, enjoy and have fun with avocado and much, much more.


      4314, QLD


      Coulson Street, Blackbutt
      4314, QLD

      Winter Wellness Community Bike Ride – 2

      Join us for an exciting adventure on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail!  The South Burnett Rail Trail Users Association (SBRTUA) have teamed up with the South Burnett Mountain Bike Club (SBMTBC) and the South Burnett Regional Council to presents an action-packed ride along the rail trail.

      If you have never ridden the trail before, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for! All participants of any age and every skill level are welcome. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or someone who has always yearned to explore the rail trail, this event is tailor-made for you!

      This ride covers an approximate distance of 40 kilometers, with the majority of the route being a downhill ride. Along the way, we’ll make a pit stop in the charming town of Blackbutt for a delightful morning tea break.

      To kickstart the adventure, we’ll meet at the designated meeting point, opposite the Royal Hotel in Yarraman. This ride is perfect for all fitness levels and welcomes those who have always wanted to explore the rail trail.

      Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to ride the rail trail from Yarraman to Linville. When you are finished you can enjoy a welcomed beverage at the Linville pub.

      For more information or to book your tickets see:

      SBRT Events – South Burnett Rail Trail

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      South Burnett Unpacked 7

      Autumn has arrived and the change in season brings the opportunity to experience the comfort and serenity of the South Burnett country side. With the cooler weather upon us,  explore the region’s best country walks, taste fresh seasonal produce and locally-made wines, and stay in cosy charming accommodation.

      The South Burnett is the place to visit this Autumn and we want to show you the best of the region.

      Discover South Burnett is  kicking off the Autumn Tourism Season with a party to launch the new look South Burnett Touring Guide in Blackbutt on Saturday the 30th March.  Everyone is invited and we welcome you to join us and celebrate everything that is great about the South Burnett. We want you to spread the word and make this a celebration to be remembered;  with live entertainment, demonstrations, competitions and prizes and local food and wine.

      This will be a great family day out with jumping castles and face painting for the little ones. Join us on Saturday 30th March  at Blackbutt Hall from 9am to 1pm. For more information call Sarah or Stacey on 4189 9100

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      Two Bakeries Bike Ride

      Earlier this month the team from Eat Well Travel Often took to the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail to visit 2 bakeries in the South Burnett (Blackbutt and Yarraman).

      It’s a long way to go for a pie but the team enjoyed themselves and took some of the sights of the South Burnett.

      Click on the LINK to read about their adventure and the yummy goodies that enjoyed during their travel.