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St George - Cities, Towns and Localities


'Inland Oasis'

The wonderful inland town of St George is situated on the mighty Balonne River, famous for its Murray Cod and Yellow Belly fishing. Other waterways that contribute to the oasis feel of the town is the Beardmore Dam and more recently the Jack Taylor Weir which provides water for irrigation and has helped to boost the agricultural production of cotton and other produce from this region.

Parklands stretch along the river through the town and make for a great way to relax and drop your line in, go swimming, picnic, and many other water sports such as skiing, and canoeing.

The region is also home to a large variety of produce such as wheat, cattle, goats, sheep, wine, rockmelons, soybeans, sorghum, and many types of nuts. Major town facilities can be found here.

Check out our listing of St George 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 Balonne Shire Visitors Information Centre
The Terrace
ST GEORGE QLD 4487
Ph: 07 4620 8877
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St George Attractions

Aboriginal Rockwells
• On Moonie Highway and Barwon Highway
“Evidence of the pre-European search for water, the wells are hand hewn from rock by the Aborigines.”
Beardmore Dam
• 21 km North of St George off the Carnarvon Highway “Well-kept parklands make Beardmore Dam a great rest stop. BBQ & Picnic facilities available.”
Cubbie Station
• Tours by appointment • Ph: 07 4625 8366
“Believed to be the largest privately owned cotton property in the Southern Hemisphere.”
Jack Taylor Weir
• On the Balonne River at the western end of St George
“A cairn honouring the river crossing by Sir Thomas Mitchell in 1846 is located beside the Weir.”
Nindigully Hotel
• 45 km South of St George on the Carnarvon Highway • Ph: 07 4625 9637
“Established in 1864, the Hotel has featured in commercials and the movie "Paperback Hero.”
Riversands Vineyards
• Whytes Rd, ST GEORGE QLD • Ph: 07 4625 3643 • Open till 6 pm daily
“Award winning wines made from locally grown grapes. Tasting & sales available.”
The Unique Egg
• Balonne Sports Store, Victoria St • Ph: 07 4625 3490
“World Expo accredited display of carved, illuminated emu eggs.”
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