Murgon… so named from an aboriginal word meaning ‘lily pond’… is located on the Bunya Highway approximately 245 kilometres north-west of Brisbane…just over 2.5 hours from city or sea. Murgon District has a population of approx. 3500 people. It is a town with great facilities and amenities.
The Murgon district is a diverse farming region including olive and grape growing, cattle grazing, pig production and various crop farming including peanuts, lucerne, cotton and duboisia plantations.
Murgon is a friendly rural community surrounded by amazing scenery including spectacular views from the Tableland area. Murgon offers so much to see and do…including the surrounding cellar door vineyards at Moffatdale & recreational activities at Yallakool Park on Bjelke-Petersen Dam along with the Queensland Dairy & Heritage Museum.
The South Burnett enjoys a warm dry climate where clear starry nights give way to perfect sunny days.
Things to do
- Sample our local wines with a platter or indulge in a long, lazy lunch at one of the Wineries
- Yallakool Park on Bjelke-Petersen Dam offers recreational activities with Picnic areas & BBQs, Boating/Fishing/Watersports, Caravan/Camping sites & Cabin Accommodation
- Visit the Queensland Dairy & Heritage Museum…a village type complex with great displays on the Dairying Industry along with numerous other collections
- Bush Walking/Bird Watching at Boat Mountain Conservation Park
- Pick up a Scenic Drive Map and take a drive in the country. Pack a picnic lunch or enjoy a meal at a country Pub
- Take a break and enjoy some Cake & Coffee at one of our many Coffee Shops/Cafes or dine out at a Club venue