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Goomeri Pumpkin Festival

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival

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.

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3 days



  • 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 sky’s at the Kingaroy Observatory

  • Go behind the scenes for a tour of Bethany the family home of Bjelke – Petersen and ofcourse sample some pumpkin scones


  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

  • 6 quality meals

  • Traveller’s Refund Guarantee*

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess



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Day 1

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.

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Day 2

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.

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Day 3

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.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner



Single Supplement available @ $175.00 extra



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