Visitor Information


While in St George call into the Balonne Shire's Visitor Information Centre and talk to a local.

Our friendly staff and volunteers will fill you in on plenty of experiences for you to enjoy
while in St George and the Balonne Shire.
Did you know our shire spanns 31,119 square kilometres?

Whether it’s brochures and maps, or general tourist advice you need,
the Balonne Shire Visitor Information Centre has it covered.
While there, browse for locally made arts and crafts; history books or yummy jams and sauces.

Giving unbiased advice, the staff and volunteers that make up the Balonne Shire Visitor Information Centre,
love nothing more than to guide you around the streets of St George
and direct you to the attractions that make this town wonderful.


Click here for more information on Places to Visit and what's available locally.

On your list of things to do, add a stroll or jog along the riverside walk.
The riverside walk is a great place to stop and revive, to view the river scenery, to listen to the wonderful bird life and see the sunrise& sunset.
It's also a great spot to meet friends and gather away from home. Children's play grounds, seating choices, picnic tables and BBQ's are scattered along the riverside park for your enjoyment. Access points to the cement footpath are along The Terrace.

Another to do activity is the Sandytown River Cruise - a wonderful refresher out on the water
and an opportunity to truely enjoy the Balonne River scenery.


Insight into the history of the Balonne Shire, the people and communities, is available at the Visitor Information Centre.
Brochures can be downloaded. Click here. 

Year Round Activities
Warroo Bridge - 60km N of St George, along the Carnarvon Highway
Beardmore Dam - 13 km N of St George, along the Carnarvon Highway
Jack Taylor Weir - On the town reaches of the Balonne River, St George

Photography, Bird watching, Bushwalking, Astronomy
Balonne River Walk - observe local birdlife and Koalas
Buckinbah Weir - 15km SE from St George, off Carnarvon Highway
Self Drive Heritage Trail map is available from the Visitor Information Centre.

Local Calendar Online of all events is available here.

Listing of Local Attractions is available here.

The Balonne Shire has a huge array of recreational activity - these are mostly self directed.

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