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Mirani

Mirani is situated 38 kilometres west of Mackay in the Pioneer Valley and is the headquarters of the local shire council and a proud tidy town winner on several occasions. It boasts a museum and library, Post Office, Olympic sized swimming pool, Caravan Park, 18 hole golf course and three squash courts. The 112 year old Mirani Hotel can supply you with a cold beer and some interesting yarns from the locals. Groceries, meat, bakery and fuel supplies are all available.

Mirani area highlights include; the Mirani Museum which brings to life the early pioneer lifestyle and also includes historical industry displays, Illawong Fauna & Flora Sanctuary (don’t miss animal feeding time!), Meadowsweet Herb Gardens, Kinchant Dam – a water sport wonderland which offers a resort with caravan and camp sites as well as cabins and which is home to Australia’s largest rustic bush furniture display, and the picture perfect Pioneer Valley Golf Course – watch out for the kangaroos!

The Kungurri Hill Climb, a dirt bike race to find “King of the Mountain” is held once a year approximately 16 kilometres from Mirani township.

The Wintermoon Folk Festival is held on the Labour Day long weekend every year at Cameron’s Pocket about a half hour drive from Mirani.

Activites and Experiences at Mirani

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mirani Museum.
  • Birdwatching Kinchant Dam.
  • Bushwalking Kinchant Dam.
  • Camping Kinchant Waters Resort.
  • Canoeing Kinchant Waters Resort.
  • Driving
  • Fishing – Estuary Kinchant Dam.
  • Flora Illawong Sanctuary.
  • Fossicking Learning to gem fossick at Illawong Sanctuary
  • Golfing Pioneer Valley Golf Course.
  • Spotlighting Illawong Sanctuary Night Tour.
  • Swimming Kinchant Dam, Mirani Pool and Pioneer River.
  • Animal Viewing Illawong Fauna Sanctuary.
  • Accommodation Kinchant Waters Resort and Illawong Home Stay.
  • Ambulance
  • Banking Facilities
  • Boat Ramp Kinchant Dam.
  • Licensed Club Pioneer Valley Golf Course.
  • Coach Stop
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale
  • Fuel
  • Golf
  • Public Bar
  • Mechanical Services
  • Medical Facilities
  • Newsagent
  • Police
  • Post Office
  • Public Telephone
  • Sporting Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Takeaway Food
  • Places of Worship
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mirani Museum.
  • Active
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Rural/Country
  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Fishing
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Golf
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Nature based
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)

Nearest Airport: Mackay

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