ABOUT MOUNT PERRY
Mount Perry is a small township founded on mining, cattle and the timber industry. Dominated by the peak of Mount Perry rising 750 metres above the township, historic buildings and remnants of the town copper mining past can still be seen today.
This scenic area is home to one of Queensland’s largest gold mines at Mount Rawdon owned by Evolution Mining – http://www.evolutionmining.com.au/projectsMtRawdon.html
Attractions include a Historical Museum and Arts Centre, the lookout via Towns Creek Road offering a panoramic view over the valley, the Boolboonda Tunnel, the southern hemisphere’s longest hand cut unsupported tunnel, and local arts and crafts.
Some major sporting events are the annual Mount Perry Races, the annual Mount Perry Show and Mount Perry Woodchop, all drawing large crowds.
Scenic hikes take keen bushwalkers to the summit of Mount Perry and nearby Goodnight Scrub National Park offer scenic vistas and wilderness camping via unsealed roads. Mt Perry is located on the Bicentenial National Trail which brings many trekkers through the area http://www.nationaltrail.com.au/
Mount Perry Caravan Park
54 Heusman Street
Mount Perry, QLD 4671
07 4156 3850
0427 563 271
Mt Perry Federal Inn
Cnr Heusman and Flora Street
Mt Perry, 4671
(07) 41563059 6 motel rooms available
Mingo Crossing Caravan & Recreation Area
2670 Gayndah-Mount Perry Road
Mount Perry, Queensland 4671
1300 696 272
“Marchioness” B & B Farmstay
PH: 07 4156 3116
Mob: 0408130964 ( Deb)
Mob: 0428563285 ( Clive)
More accommodation options are available in Gin Gin (approximately 30-mins east of Mount Perry) or Bundaberg (1 ½ hours from Mount Perry). There is also accomodation available at Gayndah 69km south of Mount Perry and Gin Gin is 52km north from Mount Perry.