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Charleville

Immortalised in Slim Dusty's song by the same name, Charleville is the largest town in Queensland's south west and is a hub for visitors and pastoralists alike. In the heart of 'mulga country', Charleville and surrounding pastoral properties are rich in history, flora and fauna. Meander along the Charleville Heritage Trail to see some impressive examples of pioneer architecture and learn about the history of the town. The Save the Bilby Fund, at the National Parks Research Station, is worth a visit for an up close and personal experience with Australia's most famous endangered marsupial.

Speaking of up close and personal, the Cosmos Centre provides an intimate look at our night sky, and with the outback's low residual light, there's no better place to do so. If you time your visit with the Charleville Campdraft, one of the region's largest, you'll be able to see skillful demonstrations of timeless bush horse skills as riders and their horses work together to guide cattle through a timed course. Charleville also holds a rodeo, where cowboys and girls conquer their fears to ride wild and powerful beasts.

Gazetted in 1868, Charleville was named after a town in Ireland where the government surveyor of the day once lived. Rail transport from Brisbane reached the town in 1888 and is still in use as a passenger line today.

Cobb and Co, the famous coach company, based their largest coach making factory in Australia in the township of Charleville in 1890. The factory was moved to Charleville because the wood used in coaches made in factories closer to the coast would split and crack in the dry, dusty conditions of Western Queensland. On the subject of transport, Qantas scheduled its first fare paying passenger service from Charleville to Cloncurry, via Longreach and Winton, back in 1922.

Charleville is home to south west Queensland's largest Royal Flying Doctor Service base that serves remote communities as far afield as Birdsville, 900 kilometres to the west.

Charleville
Charleville, Murweh Area
Queensland
Australia

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Straddie Camping EcoShacks

North Stradbroke Island, Redland City Area
From AU$230 - 280
Straddie Camping offers easy access island camping on 'Minjerribah', North Stradbroke Island, just off the coast of Brisbane. Two fully equipped EcoShack offer a 'glamping' experience at the Amity Point Camping Ground.

Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel | Spa Resort

North Stradbroke Island, Redland City Area
From AU$185 - 400
The Stradbroke Island Beach Hotel | Spa Resort is nestled on the headland a few short steps from the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Surrounded by white sandy beaches and natural bushland, the Hotel is the place to be on North Stradbroke Island.

Straddie Camping

North Stradbroke Island, Redland City Area
From AU$14.90 - 280.00
Straddie Camping offers easy access island camping on idyllic North Stradbroke Island, 'Minjerribah', just off the coast of Brisbane. With six camping grounds in three of the island's townships, Straddie Camping offers powered and unpowered sites for tents, camper trailers and caravans, as well as fully equipped cabins, and two unique 'glamping' EcoShacks.

Pandanus Palms Holiday Resort

North Stradbroke Island, Redland City Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$280 - 360
Relax in this tropical private resort, Pandanus Palms Holiday Resort, with 30 Villas with balconies to capture breathtaking views across Moreton Island and the Coral Sea. At times, whales can clearly be seen from your balcony.

Allure Stradbroke Resort

North Stradbroke Island, Redland City Area
From AU$155 - 872
Allure Stradbroke Resort is always striving to offer the best accommodation experience and value on North Stradbroke Island. Their convenient location puts you on the door step to North Stradbroke Island's world class beaches, fresh water lakes and an abundance of native flora and fauna.

Samarinda Jewel By The Sea

North Stradbroke Island, Redland City Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$180 - 340
Samarinda Jewell by the sea is located on beautiful North Stradbroke Island in Moreton Bay. North Stradbroke Island is the second largest sand island in the world, with an enticing blend of pristine beaches and rugged coastal landscapes with tranquil inland lakes.

Islander Holiday Resort, The

North Stradbroke Island, Redland City Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$92.50 - 300.00
The Islander Resort is ideally located at Point Lookout on beautiful North Stradbroke Island. Just a short walk to the beautiful beaches, clubs, hotels, shops and restaurants. There's plenty to do, see whales, dolphins, sea turtles and manta rays in their natural habitat on the breathtaking gorge walk.

Green Trees Beach House

North Stradbroke Island, Redland City Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$300 - 550
"Green Trees" has just been beautifully renovated and made available as a holiday rental for the first time and suits a large family or perhaps two families. Located right at Point Lookout, the three level beach house features a large "Queenslander" style wrap round verandah together with an easily accessible top floor deck boasting a magnificent easterly ocean view.

Amity Shaws

North Stradbroke Island, Redland City Area
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From AU$340 - 528
Amity Shaws is a fabulous waterfront property with a private jetty centrally located in Amity village on North Stradbroke Island. The property is set in a large private fenced yard with a North/North-West aspect providing a spectacular 200 degree vista of Moreton Bay Marine Park and views to Moreton Island.

Cosy Cottages Amity Point

North Stradbroke Island, Redland City Area
From AU$110 - 150
Cosy Cottages Amity Point is located in the heart of Amity Point. Three separate cottages all fully self-contained with great bay views. Cosy Cottages are just 30 metres from the water's edge and less than a minutes' walk to the local shop and jetty and swimming enclosure.
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