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Roma

Population: 7,500

Location: Maranoa Region

 

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Located at the junction of the Warrego Highway and the Great Inland Way, Roma is the primary service centre for much of Queensland’s South West.

With a range of cafés, restaurants and speciality shops, Roma offers a touch of cosmopolitan lifestyle, without losing the relaxed country charm.

 

Welcoming and laidback Roma.

Welcoming and laidback Roma.

 

 

Things To Do

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday, visitors can witness the excitement born from the sale of up to 13,000 cattle at the Roma Saleyards; the largest cattle sales centre in the southern hemisphere!
  • The original birth place of the Oil and Gas Industry in Australia, Roma’s Big Rig is a must see attraction. The interactive journey will take you through the history of oil and gas in the region and is a great experience for visitors of all ages.
  • If you’re looking to be enthralled in this town’s Australian and European history, some must see sites include The Roma Courthouse (where Captain Starlight stood trial), Hero’s avenue featuring 140 bottle trees all paying homage to a local soldier who lost his life in WWI, while St Paul’s Anglican Church displays breathtaking stained glass windows originally installed in 1875.
  • Roma is the perfect gateway to Carnarvon Gorge National Park! Explore the areas hidden wonders with BooBook Tours, leaving from Roma.
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Suggested Itineraries Incorporating Roma

 

Want to make Roma a part of your story? Stop in as you roadtrip the Warrego Way or Great Inland Way!

 

Roma Visitor Information Centre

Phone: (07) 4622 8676

Email: tourism@maranoa.qld.gov.au

Address:  2 Riggers Road, Roma 4455

 

For more information on Roma experiences, check out the Maranoa Visitor Website: http://www.mymaranoa.org.au/visitors

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