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What a wonderful historic homestead. Built in the grand outback Queensland style from the turn of... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
gazrglobal
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Mount Isa, Australia
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Really worth the visit!

We went to Jimbour today and it really is one of Queensland’s finest old world buildings. It is a... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
judithborrett
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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Jimbour is the location of one of the nation's most gracious historical homes - Jimbour - built in 1876. Today the interior of heritage listed Jimbour House is open to the general public for special events, of which the most important are the...more
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86 Jimbour Station Road, Jimbour East, Queensland 4406, Australia
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful historic homestead. Built in the grand outback Queensland style from the turn of the century. Full of pioneering history and a credit to the Russell family for sharing the Jimbour story. If you love history especially Queenslands outback and it's pioneering spirit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We went to Jimbour today and it really is one of Queensland’s finest old world buildings. It is a memory of a bygone era and quite spectacular. The gardens are really something and the staff so friendly. We strolled around the grounds and spoke with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

This place is a must see if you’re in the area. Only $3 entry fee. A stunning homestead and grounds!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

Recently my daughter and I visited Jimbour Homestead while doing a road trip of the region. What an awesome place . The gardens and interpretive signage are amazing! The house is huge and so grand. Fascinating to realise that this was where Ludwig Leichardt prepared...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

The homestead/manor house though privately occupied allows visitors to wander the grounds for only a $3 donation per person. A magnificent property, probably the gem of the west, has large beautifully maintained grounds and gardens including veggies. So much history has passed here and a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit if nearby, Jimbour House dates back to the opening up of the region to colonial interests. A suggested $3 donation is requested as an entrance fee to the grounds ( the house itself can only be entered on special occasions or...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

A visit to Jimbour House is a must if you happen to be in Dalby with some time to spare. The grounds are beautiful and the house is a well preserved piece of our history. Tours of inside the house are available but hard to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

I went there during the Big Sky Festival. I was looking forward to it but was a little disappointed actually. You can only visit the garden, not allowed to enter the building. The garden, however, is similar to the Sydney Government House at the Royal...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank itsokmembership
Reviewed April 16, 2018

I have to admit that I went here because its where the 80's mini-series Return to Eden was filmed, but came away with so much more. A real beginning sense of what Australia's history is about and a real picture of the remote expanse of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely unbelievable! Opera in the Paddock every 2 years at the stunning Jimbour House 🏡 - what a fantastic way to spend the weekend! In the country surrounded by pastures, cattle, Sunny blue skies! & of course opera.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from Matthew W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on free camp, but the showgrounds in Jandowae is where we camped, and it was very cheap. In fact, we had the entire grounds to ourselves for only $15, including hot showers. I think it was 20-30 mins away.
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