Great Western Hotel

Rockhampton City, Rockhampton Area

Established in 1862, Rockhampton’s iconic Great Western Hotel has a rich history not only as an iconic Hotel and award winning Steakhouse, but also an entertainment venue. Renowned for bringing thrilling events such as rodeos, professional bull riding and and headline music acts to Central Queensland.

The hotel caters to an estimated 250,000 patrons each year. It is on many people’s bucket list to visit so they can experience the atmosphere of both the hotel itself and the Rodeo and Music Arena. The hotel and the arena have featured in many mainstream tourism television programs both in Australia and overseas.

​The Great Western Hotel’s other award winning feature is the Bullhead Steakhouse which now also feature delicious Texas style Barbecue. Book your table today and enjoy the best beef on a plate and the best bull riding in the country.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Indicative Prices $100 Entry on normal days is free Entry to practice bull riding on Wednesday and Friday nights is free There is a charge to attend rodeos and concerts

Internet Access

  • Broadband

Opening Hours

Season/DateDayOpening Hours
All yearMondayClosed
Wednesday11am - 12pm
Thursday11am - 12pm
Friday11am - 3am
Saturday11am - 3am


  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Games/Recreation Room
  • Restaurant - Licensed

Other Information


Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.
39 Stanley Street
Rockhampton City, Rockhampton Area
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