You can pan for gold, ride on the Gympie Rattler a restored steam train and learn about Queensland’s gold rush days; its the perfect getaway away from the beach for day-trippers or the serious holidaymaker.
Charming Gympie is the town famously known for saving Queensland from bankruptcy when James Nash first discovered gold.
History has been beautifully preserved in Gympie, and now there’s boutique stores and gourmet cafés that add to the legend of the town.
Close to Gympie lies pristine, forest-clad Mary Valley Country which is packed full of national parks, reserves, rivers, waterfalls, forests and is home to the great Mary Valley Rattler Rail Journey.
If you love the great outdoors this unique and spectacular area abounds with rain-forest, open forest and the true splendour of nature with numerous natural attractions and majestic views for everyone to enjoy.