The Gympie Region - Perfect for Day Trips and Holiday Makers
Discover the diversity of the Gympie Region with so many sub regions there is a perfect getaway for day trippers or the serious holiday maker. The picturesque Mary Valley with its rolling hills and national parks offers in itself a diverse range of activities such as camping, canoeing, four wheel driving, horse riding, with quaint B & B's, homesteads and farmstays to choose from.
For families, Gold Rush and history lovers, the Township of Gympie is a must with many heritage listed buildings, coffee shops and friendly people.
To the West are the agricultural townships of Kilkivan famous for the great Kilkivan Horse ride with over 1000 horses and riders gathering for the annual event. Goomeri is unique and known for its annual Pumpkin festival, a fun day for the whole family as well as its beautiful surrounding areas.
Tin Can Bay is famous for its dolphin feeding and is also a sailing and fishing haven. Its annual Seafood festival is a gourmet's must. The cosmopolitan town of Rainbow Beach is well known for its 5 star through to camping accommodation hotpots. The unique coloured sand beach is one of the few four wheel drivers can use and world class scuba diving, sky diving and paragliding for adventure seekers.
Fraser Island is a world heritage listed icon where travellers come from all over to see the clear water lakes perched on the largest sand island in the world.
All this and you are still in the Gympie Region. To find out more head to the Discover page and click through each region for further details.
If you are interested in learning more about the Gympie region as a place to live, please read more here.
Getting here and around
Escape to the Gympie region – it’s easy!
Gympie city is located on main highway, rail and air transport corridors.
Two-hour highway drive from Brisbane, 40 minutes to Noosa.
Buses operate throughout Gympie and the Cooloola Coast, and intercity.
Daily rail services to and from Brisbane.
One hour to domestic terminal and two hours to international terminal.
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