Maryborough Visitor Information Centre

Maryborough Visitor Information Centre

Maryborough Visitor Information Centre is located at Maryborough’s Town Hall. Information about Maryborough, the local area, and the Fraser Coast region can be found and provided by the helpful staff. Address: 388 Kent St, Maryborough, Queensland. Website: Phone: 1800 214 789 Email: Nearby Brown Signs Cherry Tree Lane – a bronze statue of Pamela … Read more

Hervey Bay Visitor Information Centre

Hervey Bay Visitor Information Centre

Hervey Bay Visitor Information Centre can help plan trips around the Fraser Coast region with advice on tours, accommodation, activities and attractions. There are numerous brochures and maps available for tourists to take away. The friendly staff can organise bookings for some of the attractions around Hervey Bay. There is a selection of souvenirs for … Read more

Teddington Weir

View of a weir taken from the causeway, taken at Teddington Weir

Teddington Weir is a dam on Tinana Creek south of Maryborough, first built in 1875. The current weir was last worked on in 1975, having been reconstructed twice after it was first built. The weir holds 3,500 megalitres and is the main storage of water for Maryborough. Tallegalla Weir is further upstream, also built as … Read more

Tiaro Visitor Information Centre

Tiaro Visitor Information Centre

Tiaro is a small town along the Bruce Highway between Gympie and Maryborough. The The Tiaro Visitor Information Centre is the first accredited information centre on the way north into the Fraser Coast Region. The centre offers information about the region and the local Tiaro area. Behind the centre is a great park, the Tiaro … Read more

Petrie Park

Open park area with a couple of picnic tables and a bin, at Andrew Petrie Park in West Maryborough

The Andrew Petrie Park is in West Maryborough and set along the Mary River, just west of the Bruce Hwy. The park is named after Andrew Petrie, who sailed up the Mary River in 1842, then known as the Wide Bay River. Andrew Petrie discovered the site for the port while looking for land suitable … Read more

Pioneer Graves

Small grave site surrounded by cast iron fencing, the McAdam graves at the Pioneer Graves of the original Maryborough site

The Pioneer Graves are located at the original site of the Maryborough settlement of the 1840s. The site is marked by a plaque as an Australian Bicentennial Project in 1988. Another plaque says “Heritage Site. This site is part of the original Maryborough Settlement of the 1840s. Several pioneers lie here including George Furber, the … Read more

Ululah Lagoon Water Bird Sanctuary

Ululah Lagoon water bird sactuary and feeding area at Anzac Park in Maryborough

Ululah Lagoon is a key feature of Anzac Park in Maryborough, abundant with wildlife who make the lagoon their home. The brown sign mentions Ululah Lagoon independently, Anzac Park and Ululah Lagoon is normally regarded as the same place with the lagoon bordering the park. The lagoon was an important freshwater billabong for the local … Read more

Pt Lookout

View up the Mary River from Point Lookout (Pt Lookout) in Maryborough

Point Lookout (Pt Lookout) overlooks the Mary River in Maryborough, Queensland. A viewing platform added in 2018 extends out from the high banks of the river. The viewing point looks downstream towards the port of Maryborough and more importantly, upstream of the Mary River for over 2.5km. Point Lookout was used by the pioneers of … Read more

Maryborough Heritage Gateway

Historical Customs House building in Maryborough, in the Maryborough Heritage Gateway

Maryborough Heritage Gateway, also known as Portside Heritage Gateway and Portside Heritage Precinct, is a historical look at the early settlement of Maryborough and its port district. Maryborough is one of Queensland’s oldest cities, first settled by George Furber in 1847 to set up a wool store. It was on the wrong side for the … Read more