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Riversands Vineyards

66 Whytes Road, St George QLD 4487

Riversands Wines - A bush story in every glass! Riversands Vineyards in St George is the perfect spot to enjoy a blend of country hospitality with a free wine tasting in a cosy cellar. Their personalised wine tastings will take your taste buds through the flavours of Western Queensland as you sip crisp dry whites and popular reds through to the rich flavours of their famous Golden Liqueur Muscat. How about a sip of port from a Senators boot? The unique pottery gift range is their specialty. Tawny port filled pottery replicas such as the Condamine Bell, Senator Barnaby's Boots, Quart Pot and Fred Brophy's Boxing boots feature in their range. Be sure to try the handmade grape jam and chutney while you visit! A family friendly venue located amongst the vines adds to the ambience of their outdoor garden cafe. Treat yourself to scones with jam and cream, mud cake, hot coffee or perhaps a cheese platter and glass of wine- and create your own bush story in every glass!

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St George River Walk

St George's Terrace, St George QLD 4487

Car weary legs will appreciate the two-kilometre stretch of shady riverbank walkway flanking St George. A star feature, the river walk begins below the Jack Taylor Weir. There you'll find a commemorative stone to mark Major Thomas Mitchell's crossing of the Balonne River on St George's Day back in 1846. Further along the river walk, a marker showcases the flood heights of the swollen Balonne River from years gone by. A fighter pilot war memorial pays tribute to two men hailing from St George. One of these men, Leonard Waters, was the first aboriginal fighter pilot in the Royal Australian Air Force.

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St George Riverbank Walkway

St George's Terrace, St George QLD 4487
Car weary legs will appreciate the two-kilometre stretch of shady riverbank walkway flanking St George. A star feature, the riverbank walkway begins below the Jack Taylor Weir. There you'll find a commemorative stone to mark Major Thomas Mitchell's crossing of the Balonne River on St George's Day back in 1846. Further along the river walk, a marker showcases the flood heights of the swollen Balonne River from years gone by.
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St George Pilots Memorial

St George's Terrace, St George QLD 4487
A fighter pilot memorial pays tribute to two brave men hailing from St George. One of these men, Squadron Leader John Jackson bravely served in World War II in some of its most dangerous battles and was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) medal for his work in the Middle East after destroying seven aircraft. less than six months later, Jackson led his squadron of Kittyhawks in the Battle of Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea which prevented the Japanese advancement into the country. In recognition of his efforts, Jacksons International Airport at Port Moresby is named in his honour. The other serviceman, Warrant Officer Leonard Waters, was the first Aboriginal fighter pilot in the Royal Australian Air Force. The legacy of these two locals will forever be remembered on the sandstone monument overlooking the Balonne River.
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Adventure Way

Adventure Way, Moonie Highway, St George QLD 4487
The Adventure Way takes you from Brisbane to Adelaide via Queensland's richest grain and cotton producing area surrounding Dalby. It travels through Brigalow and belah belts to the outback plains where mulga lines the road and eventually gives way to a treeless gibber landscape at the Queensland, South Australia border. From Innamincka, follow the historic Strzelecki Track to the Flinders Ranges and finally to Adelaide. The rewards of the journey are many, discovering the awe-inspiring landscape, the native flora and fauna, the rich history of early pioneers, opal fossicking and the spirit of adventure.