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While driving the Ward River Run 4x4 Stock Route Trail you will enjoy beautiful scenery, sun, solitude, some history and a little bit of excitement. Covering a distance of 97 kilometres, they suggest you allow half a day for this drive from Charleville. Classified by the Charleville S.E.S as an easy to medium 4x4 trail. Please note this track can be closed for maintenance and for up to two weeks after rain.
HG Blakeney got it right when he took up Mangalore Station. Blakeney was one of the first surveyors in this area and knew how to select a great parcel of land and as it turns out, a great fishing spot. He named the property 'Mangalore' after a city in India. Mangalore Fishing Spot is permanently shady, and one of the biggest waterholes along the Warrego River. With plenty of shady trees, steep river banks and easy access for small dinghies, Mangalore has all the ingredients needed for a great camping and fishing experience for the whole family. Further information on this and other fishing locations in the Charleville area can be obtained by contacting the Charleville Visitor Information Centre. Please note: Riverbanks can become inaccessible and very boggy during and after wet weather for up to two weeks. You do not need to book to camp at this location. It's not a designated camping area. There are no facilities at this site.
In the Charleville Town Hall you will find an extensive photographic display depicting the Outback way of life and its characters. The photographers are local amateurs capturing the essence of everyday life in Outback Queensland. Enjoy their works while gaining an insight into this part of the state. This display will please a variety of ages.
Surrounding the lake in Graham Andrews Parklands is a collection of 18 different species of native Australian trees. Look , touch and smell your way around the walk, as you learn both botanical and common names as well as the European and Aboriginal uses for each species. Call into the Charleville Visitor Information Centre for a copy of the written handout and map that complements this walk.
The Charleville Town Hall houses a photographic display that highlights the Outback way of life and its characters. The collection, donated by talented local photographers, is a snap shot of Outback life and experiences. Bring the family along and imagine yourself living in the bygone era of living in the Charleville area.
Meeting this delightful marsupial is a highlight for many visitors who come to Charleville. Captive bred in Charleville to ensure the survival of the species, this is a great opportunity to learn more about the survival, habits and habitat of the endangered Bilby. Enjoy a visual presentation and discussion before viewing the Bilby in a natural setting. Contact the Charleville Visitor Information Centre to make a booking - bookings are essential. Please note this attraction is seasonal, and only available April to October.
The word "Dillalah" is an aboriginal word meaning Galah. While waiting to catch your dinner, enjoy some bird watching and see if you can spot a "Dillalah" or two, or some of the many other species of birdlife that visit this area. Now back to fishing. There is good fishing either side of the bridge. Approximately two kilometres down stream, there is a good camping area. Land in this area is commonly used to breed Merino sheep for their wool. So don't be too surprised if the locals (sheep) drop in to say "G'day". A great activity for all the family to enjoy. Further information on this and all other fishing locations in the Charleville area, are available at the Charleville Visitor Information Centre. Please note: Riverbanks can become inaccessible and very boggy during and after wet weather for up to two weeks. You do not need to book to camp at this location. It is not a designated camp ground. There are no facilities at this site.
The Charleville Heritage Trail Walk will take you on a journey of discovery - grab your self-guided trail map or an audio CD from the Charleville Visitor Information Centre before you start your day. Narrated by locals, discover a wide variety of architectural styles dating back to 1888. Look above the verandah rooflines, buildings have retained their original character and tell the story of an earlier Charleville.