Top things to see & do in Hughenden

Visit the Flinders Discovery Centre to relive the days of sheep production and its demise at the ‘Shearing Straggler’ exhibit.  Whilst you’re in the centre, ensure you visit ‘Hughie’ the Muttaburrasaurus. Get up close with the life size skeletal replica of a 7 metre Muttaburrasaurus. The bones are casts of a 110 million year old dinosaur. Outside of Hughenden, is Mount Walker which rises out of the flat back soil plains. You can see all the way across the town and around the district. For the more adventurous visitors they can head to Porcupine Gorge National Park. Often referred to as Australia’s ‘Little Grand Canyon’.

White Mountains Flight

Experience a scenic flight over the magnificent White Mountains National Park with Fox Helicopter Services.

White Mountains National Park

See stunning white sandstone ridges and deep gorge systems at White Mountains National Park; a rugged and remote park.

Flinders Discovery Centre

Meet 'Hughie' a life-size replica of a Muttaburrasaurus found in Flinders Shire.

Mount Walker Lookout

For one of the best views in the Flinders Shire, take a short drive out to Mount Walker; sitting 478m above sea level.  There are six lookouts.

Porcupine Gorge Challenge

Challengers follow a gruelling 8 kilometre course along the base of the spectacular Porcupine Gorge National Park. 

Agricultural Show

The Hughenden Agricultural Show is one of the longest running Agricultural Shows in Queensland. See arts & crafts, birds, horses, cattle and sheep.

Porcupine Gorge

The gorge is a great place for viewing wildlife. See sculptured sandstone and deep pools of the gorge floor as you walk along the 2.4 kilometre return track. 

Prairie Hotel

Call in and see their collection of stockman's hats and memorabilia.  The pubs claim to fame lies in the mystique of the wandering ringer. 

Eco Walk

If you're feeling active, you'll enjoy a stroll along the 1.5km Eco Walk on Flinders.  The walk tells the story of the diverse bioregions of the Flinders Shire.

Coolabah Tree

Burke & Wills fans will be keen to visit the historical Coolabah Tree in Hughenden.  This significant tree can be linked to two relief expeditions.

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