Some of the many things to do and see in Charleville include:
Graham Andrews Park
Take a stroll to explore the native gardens, Steiger Vortex Rainmaking Gun, windmill, watercourse and a children’s playground. The park has electric BBQ’s for visitors use and a large family of resident geese and ducks to feed. For more info visit: Graham Andrews Park
Royal Flying Doctor Charleville Base and Visitor Centre
You can have a look inside the working RFDS hangar before you visit the visitor centre. You will learn how the RFDS operates and why so many in the outback are so reliant on it. For more info visit: Royal Flying Doctor Visitor Centre
Cosmos Centre and Observatory
The Cosmos guides will introduce you to the amazing outback night skies viewed through the centres four telescopes. The centre also offers “Astronomy by Day” with informative talks held by the guides every half hour. For more info visit: www.cosmoscentre.com
Up close and Personal Bilby Experience
You will find out about Charleville’s captive breeding program and have a close encounter with the endangered Bilby. (April to October). For more info visit: Bilby Experience
You will be guided through the flood history, heritage, fires and amazing stories of the areas past. Bookings essential: 07 4654 7771. For more info visit: Town Tour
Thurlby Station Tour
You will learn about the unique grazing and water management practices of the arid Mulga Country. For more info visit: www.eveningstar.com.au
Historic House Museum
A group of dedicated volunteers are endeavouring to keep Charlevilles history alive. The collection includes working gramophones, clothing tools and much more. For more info visit: www.charlevillehistorichouse.com.au
No fishing permits are necessary to fish in our rivers. Take your bait and tackle and good luck. If you catch a carp – please destroy it.
For more ideas just ask us at reception when you check in at the Warrego Motel.