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Kingaroy, QLD

Named after the aboriginal word for ‘red ant’ and renowned for its towering peanut silos, Kingaroy is home to several quality wineries located both in town and scattered throughout the surrounding countryside. From shiraz to chardonnay, the range is wide and quality is high. This rich agricultural area is producing a host of gourmet delights, including olives and cheeses, to complement the wines and more traditional crops such as peanuts!


Take a farm tour and find out more about the agricultural side of life, from growing, to harvesting to tasting! The South Burnett is a myriad of contrasting colours – rich red earth patch-worked with vivid green crops.

At the Mount Wooroolin Nature Refuge bird watchers may be rewarded with sightings of Regent Bower Birds, Black Breasted Quail or the Eastern Shrike-tit. Water birds can be studied from bird hides Gordonbrook Dam. Groups and families will find plenty to do with an abundance of free or low cost tours and activities on offer.

The town is constantly progressing and expanding but remains proud of its long and rich history. One of the region’s earliest homesteads is open to the public by appointment and is immaculately maintained for a true experience of yesteryear. The Heritage Museum also depicts the pastoral and agricultural history of Kingaroy.


Kingaroy caters for special interest shoppers with plenty of arts, crafts and antiques in and around the town. Much of the local craft and produce can be seen at the Visitor information centre, including the distinctive ochre Kingaroy mud – dyed shirts.

Kingaroy has a range of accommodation to offer its visitors. You can choose from modern motels, well-appointed cabins and excellent caravan park & villa accommodation. Or try a hosted accommodation option, staying in one of the lovely bed & breakfasts, homestead retreats or farm-stays.

Where to stay?


  • Active
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Farm/Station
  • Homestay
  • City
  • Rural/Country
  • Food and Wine
  • Self-Drive

Popular Activities

  • Driving
  • Golfing
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Wine Tasting
  • Winery
  • Fishing

About Kingaroy

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Kingaroy Postcode: 4610
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Bundaberg
  • Latitude: -26.5406
  • Longitude: 151.83612
  • Elevation: 431m
  • Population: 10020
  • Median Income: $29640
  • Area (Sq/km): 68.388
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

Tours In Kingaroy

Discover some of the tours options around Kingaroy

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains