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Sunshine Coast Town – Gympie

Gympie is a regional city located along the Bruce Highway, just 60kms north west of Noosa Heads. Known as a historic town due to its gold field, there are a number of historic buildings located here.

There is a Heritage Walk that takes visitors on a tour of Mary Street to admire the 19th century architecture of the buildings lining the street.

Gympie Attractions, Activities & Things to See & Do on the Sunshine Coast


Many building in Gympie showcase the architectural influence of the past and include three churches, the Courthouse and Town Hall, all of which were built in the 19th century or early 20th century.

If you want to know more about Gympie’s gold rush history, visit the Gold Mining and Historical Museum. Here, you will find displays featuring gold mining, transportation, steam, rural and military memorabilia of the past.

Renowned as one of the oldest festivals in Gympie, the popular Gympie Show is a great family event that has run for over 100 years. With a number of entertainment options including, exhibits, rodeos and fireworks, the show offers an amazing experience for all.

Come to Gympie for the biggest musical festival on the Sunshine Coast. The Gympie Music Muster runs over 4 days and is held in Amamoor Creek State Forest. With 120 artists and more than 250 performances, the Gympie Music Muster is a must attend event!

Gympie is also only a short drive from the Great Sandy National Park, the Mary Valley and Noosa Heads, making Gympie a great location to stay during your next holiday on the Sunshine Coast.

Gympie has a range of amenities located in town including a supermarket, boutique shops, art gallery, cafes, restaurants and pubs. Click the links below to find the full range of attractions in Gympie and the surrounding areas.

Brooyar State Forest

Brooyar State Forest

Bells Bridge, QLD

Brooyar State Forest is located just 10kms north of Gympie along the Bruce Highway. The forest features sandstone cliffs, tall eucalypt forests and hoop pine plantations. Many visitors come to the Brooyar State Forest...

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