Queanbeyan is an enchanting riverside country town that has its own unique personality that is within easy reach of Canberra and the Snowy Mountains. It is a region that is rich in culture, intriguing history and heritage, seasonal colors, mouth-watering food, and wine.
History and Heritage
Get a map from the Queanbeyan Visitor Information Centre and follow its routes to take delight in a heritage walk of the historic buildings of the town. The Queanbeyan Museum which is housed in a building from 1876 entails captivating stories regarding the local Ngambri Aboriginal people, early settlers, explorers and bushrangers of the gold rush era. Explore more history, heritage and tales of the town with Nichole Overall, a local author who can tell you about her Mysterious Queanbeyan by Moonlight tour. The fascinating Queanbeyan Printing Museum depicts the past in the most amazing way through its collection of restored machines dating from the 1870s to the 1960s.
What all you can do in Queanbeyan?
When you are in Queanbeyan there is so much to do and explore. It includes a visit to the Queanbeyan Art Gallery which is housed in a cottage built in 1880 near a mesmerizing stretch of the twisty Queanbeyan River. You can stroll across the river to The Q – Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre which is a renowned venue for musicals, dance, theatres and exhibitions.
If you want to truly enjoy Queanbeyan, then try to plan your trip during spring and autumn as the town gets filled with vibrant flowers and foliage. You can take delight in these pleasant scenes while strolling along the Queanbeyan River or in the Queen Elizabeth II Park. You can also enjoy hiking and biking trails through the appealing landscape. Also there are several other spectacular natural attractions within easy reach.
Also, there are activities like fishing and boating that you can try out at Googong Foreshores and catch perch, trout and Murray Cod. You can also check out the fun events calendar in Queanbeyan that include the annual Big 3 Car Show, biennial 4WD Spectacular and vibrant Queanbeyan Multicultural Festival.
Where to Eat And Drink?
Queanbeyan is known for its food and wine experiences. From breakfast at Vanilla Pod cafe to a pub lunch at the Royal Hotel, there are a lot of options when it comes to food and drinks. You can also visit the Contentious Character winery for tastings and cheese-making classes. Queanbeyan is also an amazing base for exploring the vineyards of the Canberra wine region such as Helm Wines, Shaw Wines and Clonakilla.
Where to Stay?
Want a comfortable yet affordable Queanbeyan accommodation? Then, we at Hamilton’s Queanbeyan Motel offer you a comfy and pleasant stay. All our rooms are spacious and equipped with all essential equipment which makes your stay even more pleasant. Also, our motel in Queanbeyan is located at a prime location which is accessible to everything from market to eateries and more. So, book us as your Queanbeyan accommodation to enjoy the best of our town while having a luxurious stay.
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