Westmar is a small town on the Moonie Highway, around 45 minutes drive west of Moonie. The Andersen brothers, owners of Western and Maranoa Transport companies, opened a fuel depot and rest stop at this location. The name Westmar was derived from the first part of the words WESTern and MARanoa.
The community’s roadhouse offers everything from fuel and groceries to an evening meal and a cool beer; great to refresh and replenish on your journey. The community holds gymkhanas, sports days and movie nights.
Southwood National Park lies further east along the Moonie Highway.
Westmar is a small Queensland Rural Location within the local government area of Western Downs, it is located approximately 329kms from the capital Brisbane covering an area of 503.194 square kilometres. Westmar has a recorded population of 64 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone Australia/Brisbane.
If you are planning a visit to Westmar we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Westmar and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.