Welcome to Chinchilla Tourist Park

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  • Bookings: 07 46691465

    The cabin and caravan park is only 5 minutes from the heart of Chinchilla
  • Deluxe Cabins

    70 self contained, luxury
    air - conditioned cabins
  • Bookings: 07 46691465

    Weekly Rates are available for cabin accommodation
    The cabins of the highest quality and contain king or queen double beds
  • large fully fenced swimming pool

    100 seat dining room
    open for a full buffet breakfast and evening meals

Chinchilla Tourist Park is a cabin and caravan park situated at 264 Zeller Street, Chinchilla. Chinchilla is on the Warrego Highway approximately 300 km west of Brisbane. You can get to the park by entering Charmichael Street from the Warrego Highway and turning into Zeller Street where we are situated on the corner.

Chinchilla is a town in theWestern DownsRegion of Queensland. At the 2016 census, Chinchilla and District had a population of8,024.

The town (approximately 300 kilometres west-northwest of Brisbane) was established in 1877. As the railway pushed west across the Darling Downs from Toowoomba and Dalby, the banks of Charley's Creek seemed an ideal place for a town.

Agriculture is the mainstay of the community, with beef and pork production, wool growing, and horticulture traditionally underwriting the local economy. However,a resources boom over the last decade saw the Kogan Creek Power Station and other coal and gas projectscontributing highly to the Chinchilla Economy. Renewable energy is also fast becoming a large part of the region with many new solar farms receiving council approval over the last year.

Chinchilla is known as the 'Melon Capital of Australia', and plays host to a Melon Festival every second year in February – the next is to be held in 2019. Booking is now available so get in quick to secure your cabin or site.

Other towns near Chinchilla Tourist Park

Miles is a small town that is only 46km west of Chinchilla. At the 206 census, Miles had a population of 1,746. The town is well known for it's museum and worth the drive from Chinchilla.

Tara is 70km south-west of Chinchilla and at the 2016 census Tara had a population of 808 .Important industries in the area around Tara include wheat, beef and wool. Attractions near Tara include Southwood National Park a remnant area of the southern Brigalow belt.

Condamine is a small town in Queensland located 34 kilometres from Miles. At the 2016 census Condamine had a population of 384.Condamine is claimed to be the location of the invention of the 'Condamine Bell', a small bell made from sheet metal used to locate herds of cattle. Condamine is serviced by a small hotel and a roadhouse. The roadhouse is an old style classic truckers roadhouse.

The Roma to Brisbane gas pipeline passes to the south of Condamine. There are two gas compression facilities to the east of Condamine. This location is the intersection of the Roma to Brisbane pipeline, the Peat/Scotia Lateral and the Braemar Line Pack Pipeline.

The Condamine River passes to the west of the town. On 30 December 2010, flooding forced evacuation of the town, with the level of the river expected to exceed 15 metres. The town was evacuated twice in 10 days during January 2011 as the rains continued and caused flash floods The first flood peaked at 13.2 metres.