Western Downs

Must-do activities in the Western Downs Region

When you're navigating your way around a new place, having some local knowledge can go a long way in uncovering those deeper hidden gems. Take a look at a compilation of must-do activities in the Western Downs Region, curated by our team.

Miles Historical Village Museum – Discover one of Australia’s leading regional museums and one of the regions premier tourism attractions. Here you will find a place where history has been preserved and presented in a 'streetscape' style with more than 30 replicas of a bygone era housing amazing collections.

The Bunya Mountains – A visit to the Western Downs is not complete without a trip to the Bunya Mountains. Witness the world’s largest stand of bunya pines and Queensland’s second oldest National Park. Formed around 30 million years ago, it’s a sacred indigenous with more than 30 rare and threatened species.

Bell Biblical Gardens – Established in 2008, explore this spectacular garden featuring an abundance of plants from the Bible as well as unique mosaics and other works of art including a series of 11 murals on the side walls portraying images from the Bible.

Events in Region

Events, Events, Events! – The Western Downs hosts an abundance of unique and iconic events – it’s impossible to pick just one! Events include Tara Festival of Culture & Camel Races, Chinchilla Melon Fest, and Miles Back to the Bush just to name a few – Keep an eye on our events calendar for dates.