Description

St George is the main business centre for the Balonne Shire in Southern Inland Queensland. Many people who visit St George for the first time comment on the beauty of the town with its magnificent water views over the Balonne River.replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe local climate conditions are ideal for a large variety of horticultural and agricultural enterprises. The leading industries are cotton, sheep/wool, grain crops, wild game harvesting, fruit and vegetable production, and beef /cattle. The horticultural industry has expanded into blueberrys, table grapes, rockmelons, pumpkins, onions and garlic.replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe predominantly warm dry conditions make the district a popular destination for travellers. The unique tourist attractions provide a wide range of options for visitors. The walkway along the Balonne River in St George is a beautiful spot to exercise, take in the river gum scenery and identify some of the varied bird life. The River is also the place for rowing, skiing, boating and fishing.replacenewlinereplacenewlineMany beautiful trees line the streets of St George. In spring the Bauhinia trees in Victoria Street give a beautiful display of purple and white flowers. Jacaranda trees provide an impressive display in November.

Images around St George QLD 4487


Around St George QLD 4487


Our Picks on what to Do in St George QLD

Alton National Park

St George Golf Club

Riversands Wines

Our Picks on where to Stay in St George QLD

Pelican Rest Tourist Park

Riverland Motor Inn

Kamarooka Tourist Park

Our Picks on what to Eat in St George QLD

Andy's Food Basket

Asian Pearl Chinese Restaurant

Delicate Cafe

Shopping in St George QLD

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 200.8
  • Population: 2395
  • State electorate(s): Warrego
  • Federal Division(s): Maranoa
  • Established (yr): 1862
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Goondiwindi QLD 4390 (200 km, 2 hrs 5 mins)
Lightning Ridge NSW 2834 (230 km, 1 hr 28 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

St George QLD is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

Koamu

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.