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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Mantra Sun City

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Mantra Sun City offers accommodation with a distinct Aztec-inspired feel, right in the heart of Surfers Paradise. With ideal accommodation for the whole family, this is the perfect resort to bring the kids to.

Hilton Surfers Paradise

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Hilton Surfers Paradise sits proudly in the heart of the Gold Coast. The hotel’s two spectacular curved towers offer an unprecedented range of accommodation options, and stunning views over the famous beach, city skyline and Gold Cost Hinterland.

Wyndham Hotel Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
Wyndham Surfers Paradise is a contemporary hotel ideal for a tranquil beach escape. Centrally located in the heart of the Gold Coast's tourist hub, the hotel is only a short stroll from world-class shopping, sensational food and wine precincts and picturesque beaches.

Mantra Wings Resort

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Within walking distance of the beach and close to the centre of Surfers Paradise, Mantra Wings offers contemporary accommodation in a great Gold Coast location. It is part of Gold Coast’s history, being built on the site of the iconic Pink Poodle Motel, a local landmark for more than 40 years.

Mantra Crown Towers

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
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Mantra Crown Towers offers spacious accommodation and excellent leisure facilities in the heart of Surfers Paradise. Close to the canal waterways and only a short stroll to the beach, the resort offers a quiet setting, ideal for holiday makers wanting to be close to the action of Surfers Paradise.

Islander Resort Hotel

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
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The Islander Resort Hotel is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, only a block from the famous Surfers Paradise Beach and the excitement of Cavill Avenue. The hotel is located on the corner of Beach Road and Surfers Paradise Boulevard, only a short walk to restaurants, shopping and nightlife.

Ocean Royale Apartments

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Ocean Royale Apartments overlook the ocean at Broadbeach and is within walking distance of exciting Jupiters Casino and the Gold Coast Convention Centre. This high rise apartment building is a popular holiday destination for Australian and Overseas tourists with a mix of one and two bedroom apartments.

Mantra Circle On Cavill

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
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Mantra Circle on Cavill is located in a popular retail precinct in the heart of Surfers Paradise, just off Cavill Avenue. Staying here, you are in the perfect location to explore this thriving area of the Gold Coast.

Q1 Resort and Spa

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
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Holiday in Australia's tallest residential tower Q1 Resort and Spa. The inspirational Q1 Resort and Spa features an array of luxury one, two and three bedroom apartments capturing breathtaking ocean and hinterland views, world-class recreational facilities, dining and entertainment venues, retail precinct and at its peak Australia's only beachside observation deck situated on Level 77.

Vibe Hotel Gold Coast

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Vibe Hotel Gold Coast is centrally located in the midst of Gold Coast lifestyle, opposite the Chevron Renaissance Village, just a block from Cavill Avenue, the heart of the Gold Coast shopping district and overlooking the picturesque Nerang River.
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