Killarney

Population 833

The attractive small town of Killarney is on the banks of the Condamine River close to the New South Wales border. It is appealingly situated at the foothills of the Great Dividing Range and is surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery.

Visitor Information

49 Albion St (New England Hwy), Warwick; (07) 4661 3122

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Nearby national parks

  • Main Range National Park

    Stretching for 55 kilometres along the Great Dividing Range, World Heritage-listed Main Range National Park forms the western part of a...more

  • Mount Barney National Park

    As one of the state’s largest areas of pristine vegetation, World Heritage-listed Mount Barney National Park on the...more

  • Moogerah Peaks National Park

    This small national park includes a number of isolated mountain peaks such as Mount French (579 metres), Mount Edwards (632 metres), Mount...more

Nearby towns

  • Warwick

    Warwick is an attractive city set alongside the willow-shaded Condamine River. It is known as the 'Rose and Rodeo City', as the Warwick...more

  • Allora

    Allora is a charming town in the Darling Downs, central to its rich agricultural surrounds. Explored and settled with stud farms in the...more

  • Stanthorpe

    Stanthorpe is the main town in the Granite Belt and mountain ranges along the border between Queensland and New South Wales. The town came...more

Nearby

Main Range National Park, Queen Mary Falls section The Queen Mary Falls section of this World Heritage–listed park is right on the NSW border. Most of the vegetation is open eucalypt, but in the gorge below the falls is subtropical rainforest. Follow the 2 km Queen Mary Falls circuit to the lookout for a stunning view of the 40 m falls and continue down to the rockpools at the base. If you are lucky, the rare Albert's lyrebird might be seen on the walk or the endangered brush-tailed rock wallaby on the cliffs; 11 km E; see also Boonah.

Dagg's and Brown's waterfalls: stand behind Brown's Falls and see the 38 m Dagg's Falls; 4 km S.

Cherrabah Homestead Resort: offers horseriding and fabulous bushwalking; 7 km S.

Cafes & restaurants around town

Spring Creek Mountain 
Cafe & Cottages

Passionate cooks use only fresh local produce and there’s plenty to choose from here, with Killarney lamb and beef the big stars on the à la carte menu. Add spectacular views to the mix and this is well... Find out more


Campsites around town

Queen Mary Falls Caravan Park and Cabins 8 km

Great for kids, you can handfeed king parrots, take a twilight animal-viewing walk or stroll to beautiful Queen Mary Falls opposite this caravan park. The office has an adjoining cafe, there’s a laundry and... Find out more


Koreelah Creek camping area 17 km

This is a dry-weather access only site – to get here, follow the Mt Lindesay Hwy 10 km west of Woodenbong and turn onto Mt Clunie Rd, then left onto White Swamp Rd. Look for Trough Creek Rd on the left. Both... Find out more


Bush camping areas (walk-in camping) 28 km

There are 11 bush campsites in Main Range National Park (Davies Ridge, Knoll E12, Knoll T30, Lizard South, Lower Panorama Point, Mt Huntley Saddle, Mt Steamer Saddle, Mt Superbus – South Peak, Panorama Point,... Find out more


Urbenville Forest Park camping area 29 km

This forest park on Urbenville–Woodenbong Rd has picnic tables and wood BBQs, but you need to bring your own firewood.... Find out more


Tooloom Falls camping area 30 km

The beautiful Tooloom Falls (10 m high, 60 m wide) are found next to Tooloom National Park, 6 km south of Urbenville via Urbenville–Koorelah Rd and Tooloom Falls Rd. Tooloom is thought to have evolved from an... Find out more


Woodenbong camping area 32 km

With a dramatic backdrop of volcanic landscapes and World Heritage–listed rainforest, Woodenbong is a wonderful base from which to explore nearby national parks such as Border Ranges and Richmond Range. Woodenbong... Find out more


Spicers Gap camping area (walk-in camping) 32 km

Spicers Gap is a small walk-in campground on the eastern side of the gap, with good walking trails nearby. A maximum of 50 campers is allowed, but there’s the freedom of setting up anywhere in the mown area. Boil... Find out more


Pointro camping area 38 km

A 1 min walk from the water’s edge of Maroon Dam, Pointro is a mown site with plenty of clear spaces and a few gum trees if you prefer shade. The dam is popular for fishing and watersports. You’ll need to... Find out more


Washpool Camping Reserve 39 km

Washpool’s 25 ha campground is well grassed, shady and has 40 powered sites. The scenic Leslie Dam nearby is well known as a good fishing spot for golden perch and is popular for canoeing and sailing. The camping... Find out more


Waterfall Creek Reserve camping area 40 km

On the edge of Mt Barney National Park, this very basic campsite with no facilities is suitable for self-sufficient campers and experienced bushwalkers. You’ll find it on Waterfall Creek Rd, 35 km south of Boonah... Find out more


Caravan parks around town

Rose City Caravan Park 29 km

Located on the northern outskirts of town, this is a smaller, good quality, dog-friendly park. It is ideally located for an overnight stay but would be very comfortable for a longer period.... Find out more


Kahler’s Oasis Caravan Park 30 km

Located on the south side of town, this is a spacious park with good amenities best suited to the touring caravans and motorhomes passing through the area.... Find out more


Washpool Camping Reserve 39 km

Lake Leslie, a popular fishing destination, lies 14 km from town at the end of a sealed road. The park has numerous powered and unpowered sites spread across a large acreage alongside the dam. Normally a quiet peaceful... Find out more


Lake Moogerah Caravan Park 41 km

In a picturesque setting on the shores of Lake Moogerah, nestled among the rugged peaks of the Scenic Rim, the park is 9 km south of Aratula along a sealed road. The lake is a popular destination for waterskiers.... Find out more


Top of the Town Caravan Park 48 km

This good quality park is ideally located in town for a short stay or a longer period to explore the granite belt region. Facilities include a pool and barbecues. Bookings are recommended during the fruit-picking season... Find out more


Country Style Tourist Accommodation Park 58 km

Adjacent to the highway, this park is 9 km south of Stanthorpe. The spacious, wellcared- for establishment is an ideal base from which to explore the region’s vineyards and national parks. Bookings are recommended... Find out more


Glendon Caravan and Camping Grounds 61 km

This park is 38 km north-west of Warwick and 2 km south of the Cunningham Highway along a good unsealed road. Situated on a 1600-acre property, the well-shaded, quiet camping area boasts modern amenities, a shop, a golf... Find out more


Girraween National Park 65 km

Girraween National Park has camping areas that provide space for caravans and motorhomes. The camping area is 10 km from the New England Highway along a sealed road. There is a minimal amount of unsealed road within the... Find out more


Hotels, motels & B&Bs around town

Adjinbilly Rainforest 
Retreat Cabins

You will need either a four-wheel drive or a high-clearance vehicle to get to this unusual retreat. Leave your 240-volt appliances behind when you come here because you are in for a real self-sufficient experience. For... Find out more


Spring Creek Mountain Cafe & Cottages

Many guests stay on after attending one of the weekly cooking classes in Australian cuisine here, spending a day learning about food and then creating and enjoying a three-course lunch with wine. There are three fully... Find out more


Eco-friendly places to stay around town

Destiny Boonah 47 km

Set on 80 hectares of Land for Wildlife property, this self-contained three-bedroom cottage is solar- and wind-powered. You are encouraged to bring a mountain bike or go bushwalking on the property, which is located near... Find out more


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