Gympie is a mid-sized town (pop. 16,454) just north of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.

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By carEdit

Road connection to Gympie is via the Bruce Highway; it is about 160km north of Brisbane.

By railEdit

Rail connect is via QR's North Coast railway line, which is served by daily Citytrain services to Brisbane and Traveltrain services for long distances.

Get aroundEdit

Cars are the main way to get around.

SeeEdit

The countryside is spectacular with an abundance of curves, gradients and bridges. Steep slopes portray a patchwork of pineapples, macadamia nuts and other crops. The Mary Valley features rolling green pastures and many beautiful forests. The valley includes the villages and towns of Dagun, Amamoor, Kandanga and Imbil.

Other attractions include:

  • Gympie Pyramid - a terraced structure that some believe to be the work of an ancient civilisation (but more likely the work of early Italian or Swiss immigrants) - located on the outskirts of Gympie.
  • The Big Pineapple - one of the famed Big things in Australia

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EventsEdit

  • The annual country music muster, which attracts thousands of fans and musicians.
  • The Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival.

BuyEdit

Mary St offers a post office and a wide array of bars, cafes, banks and stores. It has a quaint country town feel to it.

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Routes through Gympie
RockhamptonChilders ← Jct   W  N   S  → becomes   → Jct   EYandinaBrisbane


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