Got the summertime sads? Escape the heat and head to the St George Region, where summer is synonymous with water-based fun! With each of our seven towns uniquely located on a picturesque waterway, there are plenty of ways to cool off and make a splash in the St George Region this summer.
All the rivers run
Imagine serenely drifting along a meandering river, the cool breeze brushing against your face. In the St George Region, our seven river towns provide the perfect backdrop for an aquatic escapade. Grab a kayak or stand-up paddleboard and gently navigate the waterways, taking in the stunning scenery and enjoying the serenity.
For those seeking an adrenaline rush, hop onto a boat and let the excitement unfold. Water skiing and wakeboarding are popular activities on the Balonne River, allowing you to zip across the water’s surface, wind in your hair, and the thrill of the ride beneath your feet.
For a more laid-back experience, drop a fishing line and savour the leisurely pace of a day spent angling. The rivers here are teeming with diverse aquatic life, promising a rewarding catch for fishing enthusiasts. Discover all the best fishing spots in the region with our handy fishing guide.
Take the plunge
Mungindi, Dirranbandi, and St George are home to inviting crystal-clear pools that offer a refreshing respite from the summer sun. Dive into the cool waters and let the languid laps wash away the stresses of everyday life.
Make a splash
For families with children, the St George Splash Park, at the St George Aquatic Centre, is a haven of wet and wild excitement. Let the little ones splash around in the interactive water features, giggling with joy as water jets playfully dance around them.
In the St George Region, water is not just a resource; it’s a way of life. So, get those floaties out and head west for a splashing good time!
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