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Queensland Explore Centre - Nanango


The South Burnett Energy Centre reflects the past, the people and the energy technology that helped developed the region. Power up your very own virtual power station or generate peddle power to receive the ultimate prize of a ‘gobstopper’. The centre houses a range of visually exciting interactive displays, including the original engines that supplied energy to Nanango for the first time in 1933. If it's information that you need talk to the friendly dedicated volunteers at the incorporated visitor information centre. 


Please note hours may vary on public holidays. Contact the centre for more information


Opening Hours:

Mon-Sat: 9.00am – 2:00pm | Sundays: Currently closed

Explore Queensland Centre Nanango

What We Offer:

  • Travel Information
  • Itinerary Building
  • Brochures and Maps
  • Fossicking licences


Top 10 things to do around the region:

1.  Housing a range of visually exciting and interactive displays, the South Burnett Energy Centre is a one stop shop for all your local information.
2. See the original engines that supplied the first electricity to Nanango in 1933, in action at the South Burnett Energy Centre on the first Saturday of each month.
3. Discover the history of Nanango as you walk around town guided by the stories of the locals on the Soundtrail app.
4. Horses, Hats, high heels are all on show at the local Nanango country races.
5. Surrounded in striking granite rocks, Coomba Falls is a great spot for a picnic lunch or dip in the natural deep-water hole.
6. Broadwater Reserve is a popular yet secluded spot for camping and birdwatching, located 22km north of Nanango.
7. An abandoned gold mine, Seven Mile Diggings is a popular fossicking area for enthusiasts. Fossicking licences are available at the South Burnett Energy Centre.
8. Enjoy a stroll along the Ros Gregor nature walk, or for a more adventurous experience race the go karts at South Burnett Kart Hire.
9. Take a stroll around town to discover the chainsaw sculptures and murals which reflect the town’s connections with timber-felling, farming and mining.
10. Recognised as the largest rural market in South East Queensland, Nanango Markets are held the first Saturday of the month.


Contact us:

Phone: 07 4189 9446
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Website: www.discoversouthburnett.com.au