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Jondaryan

Jondaryan is a quaint rural township, home to The Woolshed at Jondaryan and Station Village.

Built in 1859, The Woolshed at Jondaryan is Queensland's oldest operating woolshed. You can join a daily guided tour to learn about the history of Jondaryan Station and its role in the development of pastoralism on the Darling Downs. Stroll back in time through a fascinating complex of historic buildings, machinery and collections and watch live shearing demonstrations in the original shearing shed.

You can also stay at the Woolshed, enjoying easy access to the Bunya Mountains, Dalby, Toowoomba and Oakey. Open daily, admission to the Museum grounds including a guided tour is an additional charge upon check-in. Either stay in a self-contained cabin or the pet-friendly caravan park with fantastic facilities including great amenities, dump point, a coin operated laundromat, a bush kitchen with barbecues, open fire pit and refrigeration.

The Woolshed hosts events throughout the year including Easter celebrations, the Jackie Howe Festival in September and New Year's Eve at the Woolshed. Visit The Woolshed at Jondaryan's website for a full calendar of events.

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Jondaryan: Where To Go / Sightseeing

The Woolshed at Jondaryan


The Woolshed at Jondaryan is a wonderful place to stay or visit. Located just 40 kilometres west of Toowoomba, the Woolshed offers caravan, camping or cabin accommodation, a modern Cafe Restaurant and the Woolshed Museum. Enjoy a self guided tour through the original buildings and historic shearing shed. They have events throughout the year including an Easter Family Weekend, the Jackie Howe Festival in September and New Year's Eve at the Woolshed.

If you choose to stay at the Woolshed, enjoy easy access to the Bunya Mountains, Dalby, Toowoomba and Oakey. Open daily, admission to the Museum grounds is an additional charge upon check-in. Either stay in a self contained cabin or the pet friendly caravan park with fantastic facilities including great amenities, dump point, a coin operated laundromat, a bush kitchen with barbecues, open fire pit and refrigeration.

The Woolshed at Jondaryan is a great place to hold an event whether it's a country wedding, a conference or a birthday party! The Woolshed has a range of wedding packages available. Guests dine in the woolshed building itself and enjoy delicious meals prepared on-site.




264 Jondaryan-Evanslea Road
Jondaryan, QLD, 4403

Located 3.3K from Jondaryan

Australian Army Flying Museum


Experience the adventure and romance of our military pioneer aviators and see the progression from "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines" to present day. Marvel at their courage and view the historic aircraft and memorabilia on display since World War I.

Visitors to the museum will see many beautifully presented aircraft with strong connections to Army aviation that have been restored to original condition. Also, there are images, video and valuable memorabilia from World War l, to current operations overseas where the Australian Army is using aviation resources.

The Museum houses replicas of the three original aircraft first flown by Military pilots in 1910-1912 being the Boxkite, Deperdussin and Bleriot.

During World War II, Number 6 Aircraft Depot was established at Oakey as a key RAAF station in the South West Pacific area. Aircraft such as Beaufort, Boomerang, Kittyhawk, Lancaster, Mustang, Norseman, Spitfire and Wirraway were serviced, repaired and test flown here until February 1946.




Museum Drive,
Swartz Barracks
Oakey, QLD, 4401

Located 14.6K from Jondaryan

Jondaryan: Events

The Jackie Howe Festival of the Golden Shears


The Jackie Howe Festival of the Golden Shears is an iconic three day event celebrating the sheep and wool industry of the Darling Downs. The festival is held on the grounds of the original Jondaryan Woolshed and recreates the life of shearers and their families during the 1890's. Relive the 1890's period of Australiana complete with a family day out of shearing competitions, delicious food, family activities and entertainment, steam-powered shearing stands, and a re-enactment of the Woolshed in its heyday with elevated viewing platforms right amongst the shearing action.

The black tie Gala Banquet and Runway to Runway Fashion Show is held on the Friday night within the Woolshed building itself. Enjoy a delicious three course meal and a world class fashion show presented by Colleen Cuneo showcasing the best of Australian designers.


Event Dates
2016
      2nd Sep
      3rd Sep
      4th Sep


264 Jondaryan-Evanslea Road
Jondaryan, QLD, 4403

Located 3.3K from Jondaryan

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