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Fantastic place - Rainworth fort

An inspiring place to visit. Thank you for sharing your beautiful life Colleen you are incredible... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Shirley S
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Bundaberg, Australia
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Cultural history

Great little place to visit to get a clear picture of life on a CQ property in the mid to late... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Gloria N
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19 Aug 2018
“Fantastic place - Rainworth fort”
21 Jun 2017
“Cultural history ”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Old Rainworth Rd, Springsure, Queensland, Australia
+61 438 784 552
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

An inspiring place to visit. Thank you for sharing your beautiful life Colleen you are incredible and an inspiration. Well worth a visit.

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Great little place to visit to get a clear picture of life on a CQ property in the mid to late 1800's. Volunteer, Lorna was helpful and very friendly.

Thank Gloria N
Reviewed 20 November 2016

If you are in the area you must take time to visit these wonderful preserved houses and grounds they really give you an idea of times gone by, the school is especially filled with old relics including the blackboard and desks with ink wells if...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Not sure if the attraction is the elderly sister-encyclopaedias running the place or the actual buildings and material on display. The fort is classified as "preserve at all cost" and is pretty special. It's not like a fort in cowboy movies but a wooden and...More

Thank ItchFeet58Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Not a lot there but it's not far out of town and it is lovely and interesting to see the old buildings and artefacts from the pioneers. There is the stores building/fort, school room and timber cottage.

Thank Mindee79
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We really weren't sure about this place but had some time and decided to stop by. Wow were we glad we did! This was one of the highlights of our trip to the area. The buildings are beautiful, well maintained and fascinating. The history is...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Situated just out of Springsure it is a place of Australian Outback history and has been well maintained as per it's past days. History includes the Willis massacre.

Thank BrianWidgee
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We arrived to a lovely lady who lived the history of the site. She talked about how her grand father and great grandmother were linked and how the buildings were brought to the site. How the community became involved in the restoration of the "Fort"....More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 19 March 2016

It includes the original fort building, the relocated Cairdbeign homestead and school building from the 1800's, as well as a fascinating collection of historical artefacts. Rainworth Fort was built in 1862 after the Wills family were massacred in the country north of the Minerva Hills....More

1  Thank oconnellanna
Reviewed 9 January 2016

A unique experience. Wonderful hosts. Living legends who have lived and can relate Australia's history

1  Thank Susan M
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