Our 2021 Monday program is coming...

Below is what we planned in 2020

Discover Carnarvon Ranges – Tour by Boobook Ecotours

Pick Up Points: Roma Accommodation/Motels where nominated when booking.

Time: 7.00am departure – Bookings Required

Cost: Prices: Adult $239, Child $199 (8-14 yrs), Family $677 (2 Adults & 2 children), Senior $228

With local ecologically qualified and highly experienced tour guides, discover secluded gorges, amazing rock formations, unique Aboriginal rock art, Australian wildlife, rare plants and fabulous views. Learn about our pioneering history and see first-hand how nature and farming coexist in this rugged, yet beautiful landscape. With exclusive access to a large privately-owned cattle station nestled in the Carnarvon Ranges this day tour is a great introduction to the Queensland’s Outback and natural environments.

Min Number Pax: 2

Max Number Pax: 10

For more information: Bookings: +61 7 46222646 or email: info@boobook.biz

Tour of Roma’s Historical Butter Factory

Venue: Station Street, Roma

Time: Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 10:30am to 2:00pm. 
Monday: 7:00am to 10:00am for a Sausage Sizzle to say ‘until we meet again – safe travels.’

Cost: Gold Coin Donation will be welcomed

Roma’s Historical Precincts Inc is a local committee dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the Roma Butter Factory.  Self-guided tours of the Butter Factory will be welcomed for a gold coin donation.

For more information:

Moorelands Bush Nursery

Venue: Moorelands Bush Nursery, Dargal Road, Roma.

How to get there:
Drive west along Miscamble St to Orallo Rd and then onto Dargal Road, following the signage.

Time: Open 8:00am to 4:00pm

Cost: Free.  Refreshments and nursery items available for purchase.

Take the trip to Moorelands Bush Nursery over the Easter long weekend and relax in the beautiful country setting! The Feed Shed will be operating ONLY on Friday and Monday with burgers all day and morning and afternoon tea available. Please feel welcome to bring a picnic and relax at Moorelands on Saturday or Sunday.

For more information: Phone: 0428 732 520 or find us on Facebook @juliemurraymoorelandsbushnursery

Deadly Way Cultural Show

Venue: Yarning Circle, Bungil Street, Roma

Time: Good Friday – 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm & 4:00pm sessions
Easter Monday – 8:30am & 10:30am sessions

Be welcomed to the traditional lands of the Mandandanji people with a smoking ceremony along with traditional dance and paint. Hear the history of the area while taking a short walk to discover the use of bush foods and plants, as well as an artefact/tools display and demonstration.

Afterwards, check out various products for sale including artwork, didgeridoos, clapsticks, boomerangs, books and more!

For more information: Email  lane_deadlyway@outlook.com.au

Big Rig Oil Patch Tours

Venue: The Big Rig, 2 Riggers Road, Roma

Time: Attraction open between 8:30am to 3:30pm

Cost: Adults $10, Concession $8, Children (12 yrs & under) $7, Family (2 x Adults & 2 x Children) $20.  EFTPOS available.  

Discover the rigs, machinery and the true grit pioneers that shaped the remarkable history of Australia’s oil and gas industry. The Big Rig’s Oil Patch attraction is an enjoyable, relaxed way to learn about Roma’s oil and gas history.  The Oil Patch is an outside display of oil and gas exploration and product equipment, explained by suitable signs and audio panels. These facilities allow the oil patch to be a self-guided experience.

For more information: Phone 07 46 222 325 or email tourism@maranoa.qld.gov.au     

Roma Scenic Flights

Venue: Roma Airport, Hangar Drive, Roma

Time: 9:00am

Cost: $145.00 per person

Joy Flights will be offered around Roma by MI Helicopters. This will be a great opportunity to check out Roma by air and appreciate the wonderful agricultural space bordered on the north by the Carnarvon Ranges

For more information:     

Easter in the Country Art Show

Venue: Walk of Art – Hawthorne Street,  Roma (adjacent to the Library)

Time: Open between 9:00am to 4:00pm

Cost: Gold Coin Donation (Thursday to Monday)

Enjoy a browse around the gallery and the wonderful artwork of the 2020 Art Exhibition.

For more information: 

Up the Creek Garage Museum

Venue: 14 George Street, Roma (just behind Shady’s Lagoon / 15 minute walk along the Adungadoo Pathway from The Big Rig / 10 minutes from the Post Office.)

Cost: $15 Single, $25 Double/family for a day pass

Time: Thursday, Good Friday & Easter Monday: Open from 9am – 5pm
Saturday: Open from 11am – 8pm with a free sausage sizzle at 6:00pm

From Cars in the Garden (commemorating the Aussie Car Industry) to viewing the Car and Truck Restoration Program incorporating over 500 pictures of Road Trips in the USA with an Aussie Overtone.  A fabulous collage of photos which tell a million stories and a visit not to be missed when you are in town for Roma’s Easter In The Country.  This is a museum full of memories.

You can even get your photo taken with the long horns – Jack or Tex.

For more information

Open Country Garden

Venue: The home of Peter and Helen Wells, Roslyn Drive, Roma

How to get there:
Turn left from Warrego hwy opposite Roma Saleyards.  Continue straight onto Roslyn Drive and 4th driveway on Right (white arch over driveway).

Time: Good Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Easter Saturday 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Easter Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Easter Monday 10:00am -2:00pm

Cost: Gold coin donation

A country garden with loads of charm – this little gem will keep you wandering and enjoying the intriguing old buildings inspired from Australian times of old and fresh flowers throughout. Follow all the paths till you find your own little secret garden, have a sit and enjoy all that this special place has to offer.

Canteen available with tea, coffee, cold drinks and a selection of home cooked cakes and slices.  There will also be a raffle running over the weekend. All funds raised from the weekend will be donated to the Cancer Council Queensland Roma Branch.

For more information

Miniature Train Rides

Venue: Big Rig Parklands, Riggers Road, Roma

Time: Operating between 10:00am to 2:00pm

Cost: 

For more information: Phone 07 46 222 325 or email tourism@maranoa.qld.gov.au     

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