Ayr Queensland

Ayr Queensland is the largest town in Burdekin region.

South of Townsville and north of Bowen, it is right on the delta of Burdekin River - one of the largest rivers in Queensland.


It is a nice town with some colourful historical buildings, and well worth a stop and a look-around.
 
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On an easy town walk you can spot the Burdekin Hotel, Masonic Temple, ANZAC Memorial Park, former Rosslyn Private Hospital, Presbyterian Church, Burdekin Shire Council Chambers, Ayr State High School, All Saints Anglican Church, Centrepoint, Queens Hotel, Old National Bank Building, Old Delta Hotel, Burdekin Delta Cinemas, Ayr Post Office and Ayr Courthouse.

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In the middle of the town is a beautiful clock tower in one of the main roundabouts.

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Also in the main street is Burdekin Theatre. It is a nice building with lots of art both inside and out. There are statues, sculptures, murals, and a waterfall stained in glass.

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The area's Aboriginal history is displayed in a Cultural Centre in Plantation Park. There is also a walk with rainforest, a bat community, and a bush tucker gardern with about 30 native plant species. In the north western end of the park is the Giant Carpet Snake.

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Here's a map of the town. You can double-click anywhere on the map to zoom it in and see the places closer. Drag the map to move around, and if you want to see the satellite image with Google Earth, click on "Sat" in the top right hand corner.


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