The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival featuring the Great Australian Pumpkin Roll is held on the last Sunday in May each year and has become a day not to be missed in South East Queensland.
The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival featuring the Great Australian Pumpkin Roll is held on the last Sunday in May each year and has become a day not to be missed in South East Queensland. After rave reviews from our passengers each year, we have made it easy for you to tick this tourist attraction off your list! Join the thousands of people who flock to this small town each year, to celebrate the 19th Annual Pumpkin Festival, with market stalls, whip cracking, working dog displays and of course, the famous Pumpkin Roll competition down Policeman's Hill in which you can take the opportunity to participate. Staying 2 nights in Kingaroy will allow maximum time at the festival and give opportunity to discover some of the other highlights of the South Burnett region.
Take in the tapestry of colours that make up the market gardens of the Darling Downs
Enjoy a full day of fun and laughter at the Pumpkin Festival, with parades, stalls and events
Look to the night skys at the Kingaroy Observatory
Tour Bethany the family home of BjelkePetersen and of course sample some pumpkin scones
Ensuite accommodation twin share basis
Pickup and return Locations throughout the greater Brisbane area*
6 quality meals
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Entries and attractions as shown
Modern luxury coach
Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess
Robert's Famous Homemade Morning Tea
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Brisbane – Kingaroy
Set off today on this relaxing short break into the South Burnett Region. Travel via the D'Aguilar Highway from Caboolture to Wamuran, an area that has seen much growth and development. Continue through Woodford and Kilcoy taking in the beauty of the picturesque patchwork landscape that surrounds you. Visit the South Burnett Energy Centre in Nanango before enjoying lunch. Continue on to Kingaroy where we will settle in for the next two nights. After an early dinner, visit the Kingaroy Observatory to discover the beauty of the night sky.
Goomeri Pumpkin Festival
After breakfast, visit Wondai Visitors Centre before arriving at The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival. The festival was originally set up as a way of improving the town's morale and lagging business economy after a prolonged period of drought. Purchase your own morning tea and lunch from the many market stalls and enjoy all the fun of the festival. Other activities include whip cracking, working dog displays and of course, the famous Pumpkin Roll. Depart late afternoon and return to Kingaroy for dinner at the motel.
Kingaroy – Bethany – Brisbane
This morning we will visit Bethany, home of the Bjelke-Petersen family for over 100 years and one of the most famous farms in Australia. Take a tour of the property and see memorabilia before enjoying one of the family's famous pumpkin scones. Travel to Coominya for lunch before making our way back to Brisbane where your transfers will be arranged.
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE FROM: $999.00 per person
Single Supplement available @ $168.00 extra
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