Murgon… so named from an aboriginal word meaning ‘lily pond’… is located on the Bunya Highway approximately 245 kilometres north-west of Brisbane…just over 2.5 hours from city or sea. Murgon District has a population of approx. 3500 people. It is a town with great facilities and amenities.
The Murgon district is a diverse farming region including olive and grape growing, cattle grazing, pig production and various crop farming including peanuts, lucerne, cotton and duboisia plantations.
Murgon is a friendly rural community surrounded by amazing scenery including spectacular views from the Tableland area. Murgon offers so much to see and do…including the surrounding cellar door vineyards at Moffatdale & recreational activities at Yallakool Park on Bjelke-Petersen Dam along with the Queensland Dairy & Heritage Museum.
The South Burnett enjoys a warm dry climate where clear starry nights give way to perfect sunny days.
Australia's Country Way guides you to the delights and treasures that pepper the countryside of the Great Dividing Range. From Sydney to Rockhampton.
The Local’s Drive gives you a taste of life in the South Burnett, and a quick guide on to how to plan a longer trip in the region.
Explore Australia's history through from Kilkivan to Boondooma. Divulge in the best scenery and food the South Burnett has to offer.
The Wine, Walks and Heritage drive delights the senses and immerses you into a rich country culture of the South Burnett.
The Great Bunya Drive is a scenic self-drive route meandering through 390 kilometres of beautiful country landscapes.