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Bedford Weir

The Bedford Weir is a man-made impoundment on the Mackenzie River, situated 25 kilometres north of Blackwater. The area is suitable for overnight stays and water, toilets and showers are available free of charge. Wood-fired barbecues and a children’s playground are set in shaded areas by the river, making it an ideal picnic spot. The […]

Japanese Gardens, Blackwater

The Japanese Gardens in Blackwater are reputed to be the best of their kind in Queensland. The gardens mark the relationship between Blackwater and its sister city, Fujisawa in Japan. The Japanese Gardens are an ideal spot to sit, relax and take in the serenity. The traditional garden features various styles used in Japanese gardening. […]

Historic & Heart-pumping

This itinerary has a historic pioneering heart and the promise of heart-pumping excitement. Imagine learning the art of fossicking in sapphire fever country.