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Kilkivan

Kilkivan is the north-eastern entrance to the South Burnett and is home to a host of experiences. Tempt your tastebuds with local olives and redclaw crayfish. Tantalise your senses with the aroma and healing properties of lavender direct from the farm. Allow yourself to glimpse life as it used to be, by wandering the town's historical museum in the main street.

Queensland's first gold discovery was at Kilkivan in 1852 and subsequent findings escalated into a gold rush in 1868. Small pockets of gold are still found to this day and visitors can have a go at gold panning. Brochures describing short walks and drives to places of interest are available. Check out Mudlo Gap Conservation Park, north of Kilkivan especially if you have an interest in bird watching.

Have a cold drink at the hotel and meet some of the locals. As well as lovely accommodation, the local B&B offers sumptuous meals and the opportunity to take some of the goodies with you in a South Burnett gift hamper.

Annually, the town hosts 'The Kilkivan Great Horse Ride', an exciting event which has been known to attract over 1000 riders to its trek along parts of the Bicentennial National Trail.

Kilkivan
Kilkivan, Gympie Area
Queensland
Australia

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Fun Over 50 Travel and Tours

Multiple Locations
From AU$899.00 - 5200.00
Choose a fully escorted tour from a selection of Coastal and Outback experiences throughout Queensland. Fun Over 50 Queensland tours offer `Gold Class' coach tours and rail tours that have been specifically designed for the 50s plus market. Tours range from three days to 13 days and are fully inclusive of meals, accommodation and attractions. Fun Over 50 engage fully qualified guides at iconic attractions/locations that enhance your tourism experience. Join the friendly and professional on-board crew and learn about Queensland's hidden secrets through the commentary of your expert Coach Captain.

Whalesong Cruises Hervey Bay

Multiple Locations
From AU$70.00 - 350.00
Whalesong Cruises specialises in Whale and Dolphin Watching and built their boat to provide all guests with a Dolphin and Humpback whale close encounter like no other. This exclusive viewing where the whales, choose to interact with the people and come within metres of their boat is available for a limited time each year. Whalesong's features include: luxurious fit out, enclosed and open air viewing on two levels; water level viewing area and extra wide, walk around decks, which provide the ultimate in extra viewing and seating space. So all guests have excellent vantage points for viewing a wide variety of wildlife or to just sit back and enjoy the sunset. Local Family owned and operated. Environmentally friendly; underwater listening / listen to the 'whales sing'; low passenger numbers - average 20 to 45; expert commentary and interpretation; local and national award winners; passionate crew, who love what they do; Fraser Island packages available; two trips daily - morning cruise with quality and substantial morning tea and afternoon cruise with quality and substantial afternoon tea; free unlimited leaf tea and coffee; no disposable items used in catering; low carbon footprint; hotel pick up and drop off within Hervey Bay.

Sails Restaurant at McNevins Maryborough Motel

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
Found within the McNevins Maryborough Motel, Sails Restaurant serves modern Australian cuisine with a touch of Queensland flair. Large windows fill the dining room with natural light where guests are treated to modernised pub-inspired fare and an excellent selection of iconic seafood dishes. After dinner, slip into the adjacent bar for a cocktail and see where the night takes you.

Equathon Horseriding Tours

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From AU$175.00 - 3130.00
Equathon Horse Riding Adventures offers a two hour Private Beach and Bush ride on Teewah Beach at Noosa North Shore. The Private tours offer guests personalised instruction and guests are able to ride at a pace that is equal to their level of experience. It is a perfect way to celebrate a special occasion. The tours are managed by triple Olympian, Alex Watson. Equathon also offers Bush and Beach tours up to six nights/seven days that encompass the trails of Noosa, the Sunshine Coast and South-East Queensland. Riders traverse the semi-tropical rainforest and bush trails in the Mary Valley and ride into the cattle and gold country to muster on our private cattle property. Experience world-class riding on the back of beautiful, well trained Australian Stock Horse and enjoy warm hospitality featuring delightful hosts and a fine selection of regional foods and wine.

McNevin's Restaurant 999

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
Set within McNevin's Maryborough Motel, guests are invited to enjoy a cocktail at the bar and a night of culinary delight at the Sails Restaurant. The fully-licensed restaurant offers diners with a modern Australian menu, with a variety of dishes to please all. Sail's is also a fantastic location for your next special event or even, business lunch.

McNevin's Sails Restaurant

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
Set within McNevin's Maryborough Motel, guests are invited to enjoy a cocktail at the bar and a night of culinary delight at the Sails Restaurant. The fully-licensed restaurant offers diners with a modern Australian menu, with a variety of dishes to please all. Sail's is also a fantastic location for your next special event or even, business lunch.
From AU$85.00 - 95.00
If you are a mad keen horse rider then Susan River Homestead is the place for you. From the very beginner with the quietest most sedate horse (for those just wishing to sit and enjoy the view) to the most experienced rider, they have a horse for you. They cater for all types of horsemanship skills at Susan River Homestead. They have kids ponies right through to horses for all types of adults no matter what your level of riding expertise. Mounting times are twice daily at 9.30 a.m. and 2.00 p.m. and all you have to do is ring and book one day in advance. They take a minimum of two riders and a maximum of 25 riders. They have huge paddocks so all get to have a good ride (loads of cleared spaces for you to run in) and not to mention the picturesque countryside which you will be passing through fast or slow which ever the case may be.

Giddee Up Horse Trail Rides

Multiple Locations
From AU$99.00 - 149.00
Welcome to Giddee Up Horse Trail Rides located at Mungar, Queensland, situated on a lush 145 acres of tropical gardens, black boys (native copious) and natural rainforest. They invite you to share their horse riding trails with them on half day and full day trail rides, leaving the Lazy K ranch at 9.00 a.m. seven days a week. All riders from five years to 80 years of age are welcome. For the more experienced rider who wants a camp/ride to remember, visit special events on the web site for details. Giddee Up offers a range of accommodation to go with your horse trail rides. The Wallaby Lodge is self-contained, sleeps seven, and all you need is your food and clothing. Two queen size rooms are available in-house, with all meals if required. There are camping facilities in their gardens. All guests have access to their pool, barbecue area and pool table. Their horses are registered quarter horses that have been bred and are so quiet that even if you have never touched a horse before, they will have a horse for you. So bring along your family to meet their family and take home some awesome holiday memories.

Maryborough Town Hall Green

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
Free Entry
It was here at the site of the first Maryborough court house, police station and gaol, that in 1877, gallows and a hangman were brought from Brisbane and two felons were publicly hung. For many decades Maryborough Town Hall Green has been a place for residents and visitors to meet and is a popular vantage point to sit and watch the passing parade. There are four large etchings adjacent to the Commonwealth Bank titled “Five O’clock Whistle” which represent aspects of Maryborough’s history. Hundreds of workers from the various factories of lower Kent Street, Walkers Limited, the Sugar Factory, Hynes Timber Mill and the Shipyards would cycle home at 5.00 p.m., often four and five abreast up Kent Street. At the Adelaide Street intersection, the police would sometimes stop traffic so they could ride through. Towards City Hall you will note Chifley Place which provides a venue for freedom of speech. Five characters from the Mary Poppins books are etched on the brick plinths on the green closer to Kent Street and five more are in the footpath at the foot of the ramp. These may be reproduced by placing a sheet of paper on each and rubbing with a pencil.

Flame Lily Adventures

Burrum River, Fraser Coast Area
Flame Lily Adventure Park offers day trippers and resident guests accommodation - cabins, powered and unpowered caravan and camping sites, dam fishing, kayaking, cycle and walking and running tracks, river fishing and canoeing, residents gym room, full shower and toilet amenities block, picnic areas, animal enclosure, canoe trips and commando team building courses on an assault course. Laser Skirmish is played on the river bank. Please book in advance. The minimum age is seven years old. There is a small on site convenience shop. The park is dog-on-leash friendly. Open fires are permitted. This award winning park offers something for everyone of most ages. The park is near to Howard, Torbanlea and Burrum Heads. Hervey Bay City is a 30 minute scenic drive away! A perfect holiday place for families and friends to meet to either relax or get active participating in the various activities on offer. Tackle the commando assault course or descend from the 10 metre tower by flying fox or abseil. Walking and cycle tracks around the property bring you close to nature, to enjoy the bird life and other fauna and flora. Contact FLA for further details, to book.
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