Historic Childers Street Walk

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The township of Childers is set on top of rolling hills of red soil framed by green fields on sugar cane, avocados and macadamias. This walk will take you through the variety of architectural styles from past to present that Childers township has to offer reflecting its many food production industries.

Journey Details

Duration
2 Hours
Distance
2 Kilometres

Full itinerary

Street Walk

In 1902 a disastrous fire destroyed much of Childers but the subsequent rebuilding has given them the amazing variety of architectural styles still largely intact today. Take a stroll through the cool leopard tree lined streets viewing these magnificent buildings, including the old Palace Backpackers Hostel, Old Pharmacy, Grand and Federal Hotels and Millennium Park.

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Route Details
Mode of Travel Walk
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 2: Suitable for families with young children
Suggested Stops
Anglican Church
Bicentenial Quilt
Childers Hospital
Childers Showgrounds
Coach and Van Parking
Courthouse
Federal Hotel
Grand Hotel
Historical Complex
Library and Cultural Centre
Masonic Lodge
Military Museum
Millennium Park and Kanaka Memorial
National Bank
Old Butchers Shop
Palace Survivors Plaque
Police Station
Post Office
Queensland Ambulance Service
Returned Services League
Royal Hotel
Sports Stadium
Swimming Pool
Tennis Courts
The Old Pharmacy
The Palace Building
WW1 Krupp Cannon and Soldiers Memorial Room

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