MurgonMurgon is a diverse farming area that, among a range of crops, boasts the largest vineyard in the State. There are seven vineyards and cellar doors within a 15 kilometre radius of the town.
Murgon has a strong beef industry and was once the centre of a thriving dairy industry. The Dairy Museum (the only one of its kind in Queensland) gives you an insight of life in early pioneering days.
Boat Mountain has one of the best panoramic views in South East Queensland and a scenic drive will get you to the best vantage points. There are walking tracks in the area, which are designed to blend in with the natural surroundings. Bird watchers and naturalists will enjoy the native flora and fauna in a virtually undisturbed habitat. There is a large duboisia plantation in this area.
Nearby gem fields give fossickers a chance to discover semi-precious stones, such as agate, amethyst and quartz crystal.
Bjelke-Petersen Dam, which is the lifeblood of the local cotton, agricultural and wine industries, is12 kilometres from Murgon's busy shopping centre. Nestled on its foreshores, Yallakool Tourist Park offers boat ramps, covered picnic areas, barbecues, caravan and camping sites and cabin accommodation to suit all budgets.