Great Western Hotel

Entertainment Venues

Established in 1862, Rockhampton’s iconic Great Western Hotel has a rich history not only as an iconic Hotel and award winning Steakhouse, but also an entertainment venue. Renowned for bringing thrilling events such as rodeos, professional bull riding and and headline music acts to Central Queensland.

The hotel caters to an estimated 250,000 patrons each year. It is on many people’s bucket list to visit so they can experience the atmosphere of both the hotel itself and the Rodeo and Music Arena. The hotel and the arena have featured in many mainstream tourism TV programs both in Australia and overseas.

​The Great Western Hotel’s other award winning feature is the newly renovated Bullhead Steakhouse. Book your table today and enjoy the best beef on a plate and the best bull riding in the country.

Facilities

Bar Barbeque Broadband Internet Access Cafe Carpark Caters for challenges with learning and communication Conference/Convention Facilities Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Games or recreation room Parents Room Public Toilet Restaurant Visitor Information Centre Wheelchair access

Rates

Entry on normal days is free
Entry to practice bull riding on Wednesday and Friday nights is free
There is a charge to attend rodeos and concerts

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