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Ilfracombe - Cities, Towns and Localities
Located about 27 km east of Longreach on the Landsborough Capricorn Hwy (Matilda Hwy) is the small outback town of Ilfracombe. With a shire that covers an area of over 6,500 sq km and a shire population of about 385, with more than half living in the township, it is a great place to visit and provides that a taste of the unique Outback of Australia.

Check out our listing of Ilfracombe accommodation and Central Queensland accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

Information Centre Longreach Visitor Information Centre
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Ilfracombe Attractions

Machinery and Heritage Display
• The Great Machinery Mile
• Located on the highway and extending the length of the town, this museum is permanently opened for viewing. The museum includes an early settlers cottage, the original police cell blocks, meat house, a machinery shed and an extensive display of early machinery that includes steam engines, earth-moving equipment, steel-wheeled tractors and trucks..

One of the highlights of the display are numerous naturally formed round rocks. These concretions formed by the accumulation of lime cement in the sediment. Fossils can also be found in the area, including a petrified palm thought to be up to 100 million years old.
Ilfracombe Memorial Park
• Ph: 07 4658 2233
• Located in the centre of the town, the park offers access to the local swimming pool. The Ilfracombe Shire Council has erected shade structures throughout the park, including over the swimming pool. You can enjoy a swim and then relax around the barbeque facilities. The are also playground equipment for the children.
Wellshot Hotel
• Main Ave, ILFRACOMBE QLD 4727 • Ph: 07 4658 2106
• This historic hotel is over one hundred years old. The pub has a friendly atmosphere and offers country style meals and accommodation. The unique lounge bar is made from an old-time timber woolpress. The wall is lined with old jute wool packs bearing some of the earliest property stencils in the area. Early photographs and other fascinating artefacts are on display. "The Wellshot and the Bush Pub's Hall of Fame" poem is inscribed on another wall.
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