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Eleanor Knight3 years ago

Spend the whole day relaxing and exploring Gympie!

Rich in Australian history and culture, Gympie is the perfect place to visit with your family and friends for a unique trip away. Whether you're keen to relax and enjoy the culture from a cafe or explore the local heritage for all it's worth, there is something for everyone in this beautiful Queensland town. To make your trip as simple as possible, we have scouted the area for some of the best accommodation, cafes and restaurants where you can sit back and enjoy! Not exciting enough for you? Don't worry, we've also included a couple of must-see attractions you have to visit while exploring Gympie!

We’ve found some of the best places to visit in Gympie to make your trip one to remember. Whether you’re looking for premium accommodation, delicious food or a fun activity to enjoy, check out the locations below!

Where to stay

The Royal Hotel

Comfortable and friendly - The Royal Hotel - Gympie
Comfortable and friendly – The Royal Hotel – Gympie

Travelling to Gympie from afar and need somewhere to stay? Don’t go past The Royal Hotel. This fantastic, recently renovated location is well known for its premium accommodation and friendly service, which has people coming back again and again. Boasting a wide range of hotel facilities including an a la carte restaurant, cocktail bar and sports bar (as well as much more), this is the ideal spot to call home if you’re looking for somewhere premium and social. If you decide to stay at The Royal Hotel you will be treated to award-winning, boutique-style accommodation that homes generous-sized rooms, modern ensuites, internet access and tasteful decor. Stay in comfort while visiting Gympie by calling the friendly team at The Royal Hotel today!
Where: 190 Mary St Gympie QLD 4570

What to do

Panning for gold!
Panning for gold!

Whether you love wearing it, admiring it or hunting for it, there is no doubt that gold is in high demand. As one of few areas in Australia where this premium and rare metal can still be found, why not spend the day panning for your own piece of treasure in the Mary River? Pack yourself a picnic and enrol in a day of adventure with your friends and family! If the idea of treasure hunting doesn’t excite you, don’t worry as there is a range of other things to do and see in Gympie. Whether you decide to take a trip to Rainbow Beach to witness the natural beauty of the area, or explore the Gympie Regional Art Gallery for a culture-rich experience, you’re sure to have a great day!

Breakfast & lunch

Chatz Cafe

Sit back and relax - Chatz Cafe - Gympie
Sit back and relax – Chatz Cafe – Gympie

Whether your stomach is rumbling for breakfast, lunch or a mid-morning snack, you can’t miss out on Chatz Cafe. Established in 2007, this lovely Gympie cafe is home to a fantastic welcoming atmosphere and delicious food. Located in the grounds of Victory College and Church, this is the ideal place to visit if you’re looking for a relaxing and friendly Gympie cafe to enjoy a hot cup of coffee and bite to eat. Choose from their popular breakfast menu or diverse lunch list for something wholesome and delicious. Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm, be sure to make this your go-to foodie location while visiting Gympie.
Where: 173 Old Maryborough Rd Gympie QLD 4570

Dinner & drinks

Gympie RSL Club

Lively atmosphere - Gympie RSL Club - Gympie
Lively atmosphere – Gympie RSL Club – Gympie

One of the best places to head for an enjoyable night in Gympie has to be Gympie RSL Club. This local favourite is home to extremely friendly staff who guarantee to make your night as memorable as possible. Whether you’re up for a wholesome feed or a few relaxing drinks, this is the ideal place to visit! If you’re a meat lover, be sure to eat at their in-house steak house (Steers Steakhouse) for a quality meal. Serving up a wide range of mouth-watering dishes, from char-grilled eye fillets to sticky pork ribs, there really is something for everyone. Just after a few bevvies? Take a seat in their relaxing and welcoming location with friends, while you down a few of your favourite drinks! If you’re looking for a great night, you’ll find it here at Gympie RSL Club.
Where: 217 Mary St Gympie QLD 4570

Where do you like to visit in Gympie? We’d love to know!

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