Why Visit

Murgon…

so named from an aboriginal word meaning ‘lily pond’…

is a friendly rural community often bypassed as travellers head through the town on their way to somewhere else.

Here’s a few reasons why you should take the time to stop and visit.

Dusty Hill

Get a Taste of Country on the Wine Trail dropping into cellar door vineyards, staying overnight at cosy B&Bs

South Burnett Railtrail

Grab your bike or running shoes and hit the South Burnett Rail Trail that runs right behind 55mya.

Outback Hike

Step it out on Walking and Nature Trails that traverse the region allowing birdwatchers and naturalists to see native flora and fauna in a virtually undisturbed habitat.

Dairy Heritage

Revisit Murgon’s early dairy industry days honoured in The Dairy and Heritage Museum, the only one of its kind in Queensland.

Bjelke Petersen Dam

Bend a rod at Bjelke-Petersen Dam, an angler’s paradise.

Outback Drive

Camp and explore the open spaces and scenic lookouts.