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Ranked #1 of 11 attractions in Charters Towers
Category: Ranchs
Owner description: Leahton Park is a beautifully presented 1100 acre property situated 10km by sealed road from Charters Towers. It is home to... more » Owner description: Leahton Park is a beautifully presented 1100 acre property situated 10km by sealed road from Charters Towers. It is home to the following: Leahton Park Country Cabins - comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation. Texas Longhorn Wagon Tours & Safaris - horse drawn wagon rides viewing the largest herd of purebred Texas Longhorn cattle in Australia and also JR, the Guinness World Record horned steer. Bethel Saddlery - hand crafted saddles and tack. « less
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Ranked #2 of 11 attractions in Charters Towers
Category: Tours
Owner description: Texas Longhorn Wagon Tour & Safaris situated at Leahton Park, is just 10km from the famous gold city of Charters Towers or... more » Owner description: Texas Longhorn Wagon Tour & Safaris situated at Leahton Park, is just 10km from the famous gold city of Charters Towers or 140km south west of Townsville,Queensland, Australia. Leahton Park is home to Horseshoe B Longhorns - the largest herd of purebred Texas Longhorn cattle in Australia and JR - the Guinness World Record horned steer whose horns measure more than 9 feet three inches or 2.82 metres from tip to tip!Take a horse drawn wagon ride and a trip back in time - back to the old west, to the era of the legendary Texas Longhorns! These historical cattle are direct descendants of the millions of Texas Longhorns that walked in the great trail herds from Texas in the late 1800's. Enjoy camp oven cooked damper and billy tea served from the genuine cowboy chuck wagon before taking an informative tour of the Bethel Saddlery custom saddle shop. Learn some of the history of this iconic and magnificent breed of cattle whilst enjoying the yarns with your hosts and fellow travelers. « less
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Ranked #3 of 11 attractions in Charters Towers
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: The Charters Towers Visitor Information Centre provides a 7 day information and bookings service to visitors and locals... more » Owner description: The Charters Towers Visitor Information Centre provides a 7 day information and bookings service to visitors and locals alike. Explore the Orientation Room, speak with one of our wonderful volunteers and purchase some goodies from the Gift Shop. Open 7 days a week 9am - 5pm excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Good Friday « less
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Ranked #4 of 11 attractions in Charters Towers
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #5 of 11 attractions in Charters Towers
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #6 of 11 attractions in Charters Towers
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #7 of 11 attractions in Charters Towers
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Owner description: Guided walking tours of the fascinating heritage of Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia. We offer one hour tours that... more » Owner description: Guided walking tours of the fascinating heritage of Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia. We offer one hour tours that explore the stories of the town's history, buildings and people. A great introduction to Charters Towers. « less
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