Maryborough is located on the Mary River in South East Queensland, Australia, approximately 255 kilometres north of the state capital, Brisbane. Nineteenth century guides spinning yarns of traders and new settlers, spine tingling tours of haunted historic sites, steam train rides, a time cannon fired on city streets and a unique connection to Mary Poppins. The city of Maryborough is full of surprises.
Walk beautifully preserved colonial streets once the home of merchant banks and opium dens, and soak up the history and heritage architecture of what was once one was one of Australia’s largest and busiest ports. Settled in 1847, Maryborough’s fascinating past is easily recognisable in its gloriously preserved colonial architecture, magnificent riverside parks, heritage characters, unique events and quirky heritage tours.