Gympie - QLD RVFT
The City of Gympie is located on the Bruce Highway 170 kilometres north of Brisbane. Gympie became known as the town that saved Queensland with the discovery of gold in 1867. At the time the state of Queensland was struggling with financial hardship due to drought and a fall in wool prices. Within six months over 15000 people had made their way to the goldfields from which the town of Gympie flourished. The city is a major regional service centre offering travellers most modern conveniences. The city features beautiful historic 19th century Victorian buildings as well as manicured parks and gardens an art gallery and many dining options. Located in Mary Street you will find a variety of bars cafs banks and other shopping facilities. Regular markets and other events make the region an attractive place to visit. Annual events include the Gympie Music Muster held the last weekend every August the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival (May) Tin Can Bay Seafood Festival (September) and RUSH Festival (October) to name only a few.
Visitors to Gympie can find short term parking for up to 24 hours at Two Mile Rest Area Bruce Hwy which is approximately 5km N of Gympie. A dump point and potable water is also available at this location. For those wishing to stay and explore the region for a little longer parking is available for up to 48 hours at Gunalda Campground Bruce Hwy which is approximately 20km N of Gympie.
Gympie is an excellent base from which to explore the beautiful surrounding coastal areas of Tin Can Bay (famous for its friendly dolphins) Fraser Island and Rainbow Beach which is famous for its unique rainbow coloured sand cliffs.
TouristVisitor Information Centre
Destination Gympie Region Lake Alford 24 Bruce Hwy Gympie QLD
Ph 1800 444 222
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Long vehicle parking available at Jaycee Way (3 spaces in public car park) Monkland St (1x4hr space) River Rd (3x4hr space) & Perserverance St (3x4hr space)
Short Term Parking
Two Mile Rest Area Bruce Hwy approx 5km N of Gympie (24hr)
Long Term Parking
Gunalda Campground Bruce Hwy approx 20km N of Gympie (48hr)
Archery Park Bruce Hwy Six Mile Creek Rest Area Bruce Hwy
Archery Park Bruce HwySix Mile Creek Rest Area Bruce Hwy
12 Henry St Ph 07 5489 8444 (Public)78-82 Channon St (Private)
Gympie Central Ph 07 5483 8874 12 Reef St Ph 07 5482 1555 68 Channon St Ph 07 5482 1555 21 Exhibition Rd Ph 07 5482 5899 11a Channon St Ph 07 5481 1322 41 Channon St 07 5482 2311 After Hours Medical Service 78-82 Channon St Ph 07 5483 9191
208 Mary St Ph 07 5482 2688 116 Mary St Ph 07 5482 2188 90 Channon St Ph 07 5482 768812 Henry St Ph 07 5482 1444 33 Excelsior Rd Ph 07 5482 5454 431 Exhibition Rd Ph 07 5482 2221
Amcal Ph 07 5482 1027 Friendlys Ph 07 5481 1015 Goldfields Plaza Ph 07 5482 9671 Priceline Ph 07 5482 4533 Chemist whouse Ph 07 5483 9091 Malouf Ph 07 5482 1199
Centro Gympie River Rd Ph 07 5482 9840 Goldfields Plaza Monkland St Ph 07 5482 6820 Gympie Market Place Reef St Ph 07 5483 9545