Description

Hughenden has a lot to offer travellers, with four national parks, mountainous volcanic basalt country, sweeping black soil plains and rich fossils and dinosaur areas. Visit "Hughie", the seven metre-tall Muttaburrasaurus, and an impressive fossil collection at the Flinders Discovery Centre.replacenewlinereplacenewlineWhile you are there, relive the glory days of sheep production and its subsequent demise in the "Shearing the Stragglers" exhibit. A small admission fee applies. Follow the windmill blades through the streets of Hughenden, exploring the history and art features of the town. Meet "Mutt", a full-bodied Muttaburrasaurus replica along the way. Ample bus and caravan parking is available while you enjoy the serenity of Robert Gray Memorial Park, on the banks of the Flinders River. This is just one four parks in town, each with wheelchair accessible toilets and picnic facilities.

Images around Hughenden QLD 4821


Around Hughenden QLD 4821


Our Picks on what to Do in Hughenden QLD

Robert Gray Memorial Park

Historic Coolabah Tree

Hughenden Golf Course - Hughenden QLD

Flinders River Byway

Wirrila Mill - 35 Foot Comet Windmill

Our Picks on where to Stay in Hughenden QLD

Great Western Hotel Hughenden

Rest Easi Motel

Royal Hotel

Our Picks on what to Eat in Hughenden QLD

Cheng's Chinese Restaurant

Holdens Bakery

FJ Holden Cafe

Shopping in Hughenden QLD

Community Services  


Flinders Discovery Centre Hughenden QLD
37 Gray Street,
HUGHENDEN QLD 4821

Flinders Shire Council
34 Gray Street,
HUGHENDEN QLD 4821

Hughenden Police Station QLD
65 Brodie Street,
HUGHENDEN QLD 4821

Hughenden Hospital
Richmond Hill Drive,
HUGHENDEN QLD 4821

Flinders Shire Public Library QLD
Hughenden,
HUGHENDEN QLD 4821

Hughenden Swimmimg Pool QLD
Allan Terry Caravan Park, 2-6 Resolution Street,
HUGHENDEN QLD 4821

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 324
  • Population: 1136
  • State electorate(s): Traeger
  • Federal Division(s): Kennedy
  • Established (yr): 1870
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Charters Towers QLD 4820 (248 km, 2 hrs 36 mins)
Richmond QLD 4822 (115 km, 1 hr 15 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Hughenden QLD is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.