back to listingThe Woodenbong Hotel - Woodenbong
Set in the heart of Yowie Country, Woodenbong Hotel is a great place to base yourself, while experiencing all the wonders Woodenbong and district have to offer. Very comfortable and very affordable accommodation awaits the weary traveller. They have on offer 14 rooms, from twin rooms, doubles, and 2 family rooms all which share bathroom facilities in the Hotel plus there are 3 rooms with ensuites (extra cost). There is a communial lounge/TV area/Dining area (with self help tea/coffee facilities.) There is an outdoor covered area with access to a BBQ. Evening meals available from 6pm-8pm and counter lunches are available from 12noon -2pm. The Hotel is open 7 days a weeks, opening at 11am- closing varies depending on patronage.
Woodenbong is largely a timber and cattle town situated on the Queensland New South Wales border with a population of around 600 people. Some of the most spectacular volcanic plugs and rocky outcrops including Mt Lindesay will welcome your arrival. Woodenbong is rolling hills, forest and scenic beauty. Woodenbong is community, lifestyle and friendship. Come and embark on an experience that will leave you as warm and comfortable as your favourite old jumper on a cold winter’s morning.
At one time an Aboriginal settlement was located here. Poet Roland Robinson, with permission from the Gidabal clan of the Bunjalung people, gathered their folklore and translated some into English verse.Tooloom Creek
THINGS TO SEE AROUND WOODENBONG.
There is a picnic-barbecue area on the banks of Tooloom Creek.
Beaury Forest Loop Rd
To access the Beaury Forest Loop Rd head north-west out of town along the road to Warwick and turn left after 6 km into the unsealed road which leads through dry and moist hardwood forest and grazing lands. After 13 km turn left on to the sealed road to Urbenville.
North Yabbra Forest Loop Road
There is another forestry road which leads to Urbenville from the eastern side of town. Head south-east (the road is unsealed after 2 km) through rainforest and moist and dry hardwood forest, past another of the area’s volcanic plugs, known as Edinborough Castle. About 17 km from Woodenbong turn right back on to the sealed road which leads to Urbenville. This road takes you through Yabbra Flora Reserve where there is a picnic area and walking track.
About 10 km north-east of Woodenbong, along the Mt Lindesay Rd to Beaudesert, is Mt Lindesay. A remarkable mountain it belongs to the McPherson Range which is part of the state border. This is a popular spot with those keen on an arduous mountain trek. The last section is definitely for abseilers only.
Woodenbong has a golf club, swimming pool, tennis, scenic drives and many more leisure and recreational activities. Experience a bit of real fair dinkum Australian country hospitality.
|Location||Unumgar St Woodenbong|
|Contact||02 6635 1275|
|Price Range||Single $40;Dble $60; family $80: ensuited an extra $15|