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Queensland Explore Centre - Eidsvold

RM Williams Australian Bush Learning Centre & Visitor Information

Welcome to the heart of the bush at Eidsvold, home to the RM Williams Australian Bush Learning Centre and the gateway to 5 other quaint towns in the North Burnett where you can meet the locals and experience natural wonders. Our staff and volunteers can’t wait to share the stories and information of our region with you!
Discover the unique bush culture, history, art and the passionate traditions of Eidsvold. Enjoy a night under the stars and experience the “Son et Lumiere” – an illuminating outdoor light show, sharing stories of local characters, RM Williams, the enduring friendship between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous stockmen and drovers and anecdotes from past times.


Please note: The Queensland Explore Centre - Eidsvold will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.

Opening Hours:

Mon- Fri: .00am – 4:30pm | Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm | Sunday & PH: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Emerald Explore Centre, Photo credit Jesse Lindeman Photo credit: Jesse Lindeman

What We Offer:

  • Travel information
  • Brochures and Maps
  • Driver Reviver and Barista Coffee available
  • Free ‘Son et Lumiere’ (Light and Sound Show) daily
  • Low-cost, self-contained, pet-friendly RV Stopover
  • Interpretive and Gallery Space sharing local stories and exhibitions

Top 10 things to do around the region:

1. Learn about RM Williams’ connection with Eidsvold and the town’s cattle droving history at the RM Williams Australian Bush Learning Centre. Spend a night in Eidsvold to watch the Son et Lumiere (Light and Sound Show) also held at the Centre.
2. Spread your wings! Get close to the native wildlife and feed the lorikeets, cockatoos, galahs and king parrots at a bird feeding session at Cania Gorge.
3. Challenge yourself – climb to the summit of Mt Walsh! For a less strenuous option, explore the tranquil Waterfall Creek Rockpools in the Mt Walsh National Park.
4. Fish, ski, kayak, relax and explore the Burnett River or one of the weirs and dams in the North Burnett.
5. Discover the public art trail across the North Burnett, including the spectacular Three Moon Silos and mega murals near Monto.
6. Enjoy farm fresh produce showcased by local bakeries, cafes, butchers, restaurants and road side stalls. The region grows citrus, blueberries, grapes, pecans, peanuts, watermelons, avocadoes, mangoes, dairy, beef, pork and plenty more!
7. The best races are in country places – get trackside to the Gayndah, Eidsvold, Monto and Mt Perry races for fantastic days out! Dress to impress and take part in the ‘Best of the Burnett’ Fashions on the Field competitions.
8. Get back to nature in one of our national parks – did you know the North Burnett is home to extinct volcanoes, ‘dinosaur eggs’, Indigenous rock art, monstrous mountains and sandstone gorges to explore?
9. Take part in an event that celebrates our region’s history, sporting prowess, agriculture and culture throughout the year! Check the calendar for the Eidsvold Cattle Drive, Gayndah Orange Festival, Mundubbera Bluesberry Festival, Mt Perry Axemen and Sawyers Woodchop, Eidsvold Bush Spirit Festival, Monto Festival of the Three Moon – as well as campdrafts, shows, rodeos, fishing competitions and more.
10. History is all around – marvel at the heritage listed ‘upside down’ bridge, the working gold stamper at Mt Perry Museum, the steam powered motors at Gayndah Museum and the various collections sharing the heritage of our region.

Contact us:

Phone: 07 4165 7272 or 1300 696 272
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: https://www.northburnett.qld.gov.au/tag/rmwablc/