Herberton

This historic tin mining town on the banks of the Wild River is the oldest town on the Atherton Tablelands. Buildings include a wonderful collection of Queensland architectural styles, from churches to public buildings and large houses with wide verandahs. The picturesque town is enhanced by rich colours of golden wattles in winter and purple Jacaranda trees blooming in spring.

The well-preserved town centre can be explored on a self-guided heritage walk and offers interpretive photo posts highlighting historic scenes. Renovated buildings include the butcher's shop, newsagency, cafes, hotel, gift and craft shops. The Mining Museum and Visitor Information Centre offers maps and brochures and presents an interesting and educational interpretation of the region's extensive mining and social history, including John Moffat's Great Northern Mine. The Mine Walk features restored machinery sheds with rare examples of early deep haul shaft mining machinery. Longer scenic walks are popular with visitors and plentiful birdlife and seasonal wildflowers add to the appeal.

On the outskirts of Herberton is the amazing Herberton Historic Village, well-deserved winner of multiple tourism awards. This major attraction features a collection of around 50 historic buildings with fascinating interior displays. Attractions included the award winning Historic Village Herberton, the Spy and Camera Museum and the Railway Museum.

The climate is usually cooler than the coast and snow has even been recorded in winter. Use Herberton as a base to visit historic Irvinebank to the west, Atherton, a short drive down the range, or Mount Hypipamee National Park with its famous crater and waterfall.

Atherton-Herberton Road
Herberton, Tablelands Area
Queensland
Australia

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Follies

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$10 - 25
20 February 2018
New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.

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Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$13 - 15
22 February 2018
For almost two decades, Canadian singer Bobby Bruce has been astonishing and amazing packed houses throughout America, Canada, Europe, New Zealand and Asia with his passionate, exhilarating and vocally brilliant salute to music legend, Neil Diamond.

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Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
Free Entry
Weekly from 22 February 2018
Every Thursday, Maryborough's city centre undergoes an amazing transformation into a colourful outdoor heritage bazaar. Wander around over 120 stalls with an amazing array of farm fresh produce and unique wares.

AC DC The Story

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$55 - 65
2 March 2018
A concert and biography of the worlds biggest Rock n Roll band AC DC. Featuring video screens, cannons, bells and bagpipes. Selected tracks off every studio album this legendary band produced. Performed by ACCA DACCA - the only AC DC Show endorsed by AC DC.

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From AU$35 - 130
Monthly from 3 March 2018
Experience their award winning trail ride in the late afternoon. Upon arrival at the river you will be served piping hot soup and garlic bread beside the bonfire* before returning to the Homestead by the light of the moon or stars where a two course barbecue meal will reward your taste buds in their dining room or alfresco area.

The Ultimate Eagles Experience and Johnny Cash Tribute

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$50 - 55
3 March 2018
The Ultimate Eagles Experience is a tribute show that delivers a captivating live concert recreating the synonymous country rock sound of the Eagles. Performing all the classic Eagles hits including ‘Desperado’, ‘Take It Easy’, ‘New Kid In Town’, ‘Take It To The Limits’, ‘Heartache Tonight’ and the legendary ‘Hotel California’, amongst many more with a mix of solo hits of members Don Henley, Joe Walsh and the late Glenn Frey.

Gatakers by Night

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 3 March 2018
Enjoy live music, delicious food and the best of local art and culture in the magical ambience of Gatakers by Night. Settle in with a table for two or a group of friends, or bring your own folding chairs or picnic rug.

Sunday Riverside

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 4 March 2018
Relax by the river and take in the sounds of free live music. This free, laid back afternoon by the river includes giant lawn games and family-friendly, fun activities. Wood-fired pizzas, coffee and drinks service.

The Boys In The Band

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$55 - 55
11 March 2018
Billed as 'the feel good show of the year', Boys in the Band is a high energy concert journeying through 50 years of the greatest songs from the biggest boy bands of all time including Frankie Valli and The Four Season’s, The Beatles, Jackson 5, Bee Gees, Righteous Brothers, Beach Boys, Simon and Garfunkel, Take That, Human Nature and Backstreet Boys.

Young Marx

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
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18 March 2018
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