Visitor Info

Welcome to the St George Region - an oasis in Queensland’s Southern Outback.

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Welcome to the St George Region!

Everything you need to know about making the most out of your trip to the St George Region.

Where are we?

The Balonne Shire is located west of the Great Dividing Range and east of the outback.

This nook of Queensland offers the perfect combination of small-town culture with excellent facilities for visitors – whether you're staying overnight or for a few weeks.

The St George Region - Australia

The St George Region

Explore The Region

Click below to learn more about each of our towns

The St George Region is located 5.5. hours due west of Brisbane on the Adventure Way.

How To Get Here

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By Road

The shire hub, St George, straddles the intersections of five highways including the Moonie, Carnarvon, Castlereagh, Barwon and Balonne Highways which provide perfect road access. In addition to this, the Balonne Shire is also located on the Adventure Way (PDF) and Great Inland Way (PDF) highway tourist routes.

For up to date road conditions, contact the Balonne Shire Visitor Information Centre on 07 4620 8877 or visit the Queensland Government Traffic and Travel Information website www.131940.qld.gov.au or call 13 19 40.

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Car Hire & Coach

Car hire is available through Hertz. For bookings and more information call 07 4622 5120 or 0419 734 148.

The St George Region is serviced regularly by Bus Queensland. For bookings and more information visit www.busqld.com.au or call 1300 287 537.

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By Air

Regional Express (Rex) Airlines provide a twice-weekly air service, which will get you to St George from Brisbane, Toowoomba, Cunnamulla and Thargomindah.

For bookings and more information visit www.rex.com.au or call 13 17 13.

Alternatively a two hours' drive north to Roma, there are several daily Qantas flights into Brisbane with car hire facilities on offer.

Need More Information?

Call the Balonne Shire Visitor Information Centre on (07) 4620 8877 or drop in to one of our local visitor centres for the latest information.

Balonne Shire Visitor Information Centre

114 St Georges Terrace, St George QLD 4487, Australia

Dirranbandi Rural Transaction Centre

35-37 Railway Street, Dirranbandi QLD, Australia

Mungindi Rural Transaction Centre

153 St George St, Mungindi NSW, Australia

Guides & Maps

Download your own copy of our visitor information guides below.

St George Region Travellers’ Guide

This free booklet provides you with a snapshot of our shire and is available at all Visitor Information Centres.

Balonne Shire Fishing Map

Plan your trip to include some fishing. This map shows all the waterways in our shire.

Birds of Balonne Map

Complete guide to birdwatching in the St George Region.

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