Discovery Parks - Blackwater
Situated right in the heart of the rich and rugged coal mining region, Blackwater is known as the coal capital of Queensland, offering a fascinating history of the mines and the local area. When you arrive in the town you’ll be struck by the warm, friendly reception from the locals as well as the abundance of interesting things to do and see.
Discovery Parks – Blackwater offers you comfortable and clean accommodation so you can make the most of your visit. If you’ve arrived in the town with the caravan or camper, there are plenty of powered sites available for you to set up camp. For self contained travellers, families and groups, there are comfortable cabins and motel-style rooms to choose from.
Discovery Parks – Blackwater offers BBQs and a camp kitchen as well as onsite restaurant serving hearty, homecooked food.
The area is rich with mining history as well as a fascinating International Coal Centre where you can learn all about the coal mining industry as it is today. There are also museums and mine tours available so you can really immerse yourself in the local industry and its story.
If you are a keen fisherman or a lover of water sports, the nearby Bedford Weir is available for boating and is filled with Barramundi, Saratoga and Yellow Belly. The Weir is also surrounded by bird and wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies and even a large pride of peacocks.
After you’ve spent your days visiting the town and its museums and information centre, or had a successful day reeling in the evening meal, you can return to the tranquillity of Discovery Parks – Blackwater.