Wonderful place for an overnight stay at the free camp behind the park between Tiaro Hotel and the Information Centre.
Tiaro /ˈtaɪroʊ/ is a small town on the Mary River in Queensland, Australia. The town is situated on the Bruce Highway 27 kilometres (17 mi) south of Maryborough and 227 kilometres (141 mi) north of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Tiaro had a population of 433.
The Area was empty when I arrived and started filling up about 3pm when I left
One of Queensland’s most Historic Hotels, the Hideaway Station Hotel Tiaro, has been operating since 1881 Find out more
Located near Maryborough and an hour from Hervey Bay in the tranquil town of Tiaro http://www.thehideawaytiaro.com.au/
If the rush of the city is not your scene and you long for the chance to catch your breath and take stock, then Tiaro and its surrounds are a must. Be careful though. Many a local came to the bush for a visit and never left! The Tiaro area is rich with natural beauty, alive with history and home to rare species including the Mary River turtle. http://www.visitfrasercoast.com/getting-here-and-around/travelling-by-road/discovery-trails/tiaro/
Three examples of the trees are in front of the purple building opposite the Mt Bauple Museum at Bauple, south of Maryborough. http://www.ourfrasercoast.com.au/history-of-the-bauple-nut
Possibly 30,000 years ago the Aboriginal people later to be called the Kabi reached the area, made it their home and discovered the nut. The Mountain became an important cultural and sacred place and the Baphal tree part of their traditions. The Mountain and its surrounds became a meeting place as it was on a major aboriginal trading pathway. The nuts were a special item of trade, a staple food and used for gifts