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Jondaryan

Jondaryan is a quaint rural township, home to The Woolshed and Station Village.

Built in 1859, The Woolshed at Jondaryan is Queensland's oldest operating woolshed. You can take a self-guided tour on the Woolshed Heritage Walk to learn about the history of Jondaryan Station and its role in the development of pastoralism on the Darling Downs. Stroll back in time through a fascinating complex of historic buildings, machinery and collections. Enjoy a delicious meal at the Woolshed Café Restaurant open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.


At the three-day Jackie Howe Festival of the Golden Shears held in September, you can see shearing, bullock and horse teams in action, working dog trials, blacksmithing, vintage tractors, engines, trucks and cars. People come from all over Australia to display traditional bush crafts and be part of the atmosphere as machinery from the museum whirls into operation.

Stay at the Woolshed in accommodation ranging from self-contained, ensuited twin-share cottages, rustic cabins and comfortable shearers' quarters, to camping and caravan sites.