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Home Hill ,

Burdekin

Things To Do
Completed in May 2016, the Hand Cane Cutter statues at the Home Hill Showgrounds are a must see on your visit to the Burdekin region. One hour south of Townsville, bring your camera!

Hand Cane Cutters

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 0.8 kms | Price from: Free

You are welcome to stop in at the Home Hill Showgrounds to see these larger than life statues for yourself....

Burdekin Bridge with vast landscape in background

Burdekin River Bridge

Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 3.0 kms | Price from: Free

The Burdekin River Bridge is the district's best known landmark. Locally known as the Silver Link, it is a road...

Brightly coloured, The Painting of Life (1983), by renowned artist Mirka Mora, portrays in her unique style, some of the history and stories of the Burdekin area.

The Painting of Life by Mirka Mora

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Distance from: 9.8 kms | Price from: Free

The Painting of Life, by renowned artist Mirka Mora, is a must-see. It is the largest of Mirka Mora's works...

Front of Burdekin Theatre lit up in lights on show night

Burdekin Theatre

Entertainment Venues Historical Sites and Heritage Locations Landmarks and Buildings

Distance from: 9.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

Located in the main street of Ayr - only one hour's drive south of Townsville - sits one of Australia's...

New panels depict Juru people, John Drysdale, Inkerman Mill and Locomotive, Ferry and Barge.

Burdekin Diorama

Landmarks and Buildings Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Free

The Burdekin Diorama is a shady location to stretch your legs and discover the Burdekin's rich heritage. Easy to find,...

World War II bunker in Burdekin region

Charlie’s Hill

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Distance from: 7.3 kms | Price from: Free

Constructed by the RAAF in 1943, the No 211 Radar Station on Charlie’s Hill was one of twenty radar installations...

The Gudjuda Reference Group commissioned the large carpet snake sculpture Gubulla Munda Dreaming (2004), which was painted by aboriginal artists and stands on a sacred site, along with several plaques and a memorial stone, in Plantation Park, Ayr, North Queensland.

Gubulla Munda

Landmarks and Buildings Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 8.9 kms | Price from: Free

A popular place in the Burdekin for visitors to take photos is located in Plantation Park, Ayr. The giant carpet...

Ayr’s Anzac Park has a variety of playground equipment, is fully fenced and is a fantastic place to take the family. The all abilities playground allows children in wheelchairs to be included in the fun.

Anzac Park, Ayr

Parks and Gardens

Distance from: 9.4 kms | Price from: Free

At the top of Anzac Park, the Ayr War Memorial takes pride of place. It commemorates those who died in...