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Gargett, QLD

Gargett is located approximately 65 kilometres west of Mackay city in the picturesque Pioneer Valley. This friendly little township has a local hotel that provides meals with a very interesting bric-a-brac shop close by. It also hosts a very popular Rodeo in September each year. Approximately seven kilometres south of Gargett Township is The Sugar Bowl, which has a large range of gift ideas with a country style and old fashioned theme. The Memorabilia Shed features a collection of Sugar Bowls, the business’s namesake. Farm tractors date back to 1938 with a selection of farm machinery, an old fire engine, a unique ride on mower, gravity petrol bowser, motor bikes and an ever growing collection of early household items, ideal for the enthusiastic collector or those who just enjoy old wares.

Nearest Airport: Mackay

Gargett Map

Popular Activities

  • Driving
  • Fishing - Estuary
  • Fishing

About Gargett

  • Locality: Rural locality
  • Gargett Postcode: 4741
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Mackay
  • Latitude: -21.16695
  • Longitude: 148.74664
  • Elevation: 74m
  • Population: 261
  • Median Income: $30368
  • Area (Sq/km): 34.566
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

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