Whip Crackin' Good Time
- Duration: 10 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Bundaberg, Qld
- Product code: Eidsvold
This tour takes you from the coast over the Great Dividing Range into
the heart of Burnett Cattle Country.
On the way you will walk through a 200m self supported tunnel. It is no
longer used by trains hauling gold and copper to the coast but by thousands and
thousands of bent wing bats.
Travel from Boolboonda over the top of the range and down into the
grazing plains wondering how anyone was able to consistently traverse this
Mangle of Mountains and Sandy Gullies
Step into the pioneers’ home life:
Guthrie Sinclair’s 1860 Knockbreak Homestead built of wood
slab and shingles.
Cloncave Homestead and Riverleigh Cottage full of ‘how things
used to be’.
Wander through the Century-old Archer Homestead still on the original cattle
station in Eidsvold.
the Town Butcher – sells his own cattle and knows his beef.
Be guided through the RM Williams Bush Learning Complex dedicated to the Famous
Bushman and what he stood for.
Leather Work taught by a veteran Saddled Maker.
A Crackin’ good Whip Crackin’ time
- I’ll collect you at 7:00 from the Quay Street
carpark near the riverside cafe·
- We’ll head on into Cattle Country·
- I’ll provide lunch and a cuppa·
- Have you back at the carpark by 5:00
Bring your usual outdoor gear – hat, sunscreen,
water, foot wear, insect repellent.