Top 10 Things To Do In Roma Queensland
When visiting Roma Queensland there is plenty to do and keep yourself busy... below are our top 10 things to do in Roma Queensland.
Have an OBE Organic Steak at the best steakhouse in Roma Queensland
Roma Queensland is the hub of the beef industry in Queensland and while in Roma you can't miss out on having a the best steak you will ever have.
Call on 07 4622 3555
to make a reservation or ask a question.
Stay at the highest rated accommodation in Roma, The 4.5 Star Overlander Homestead Motel Roma, where Carriages Restaurant and Steakhouse Roma Queensland is
Find Out More About The History Of Roma Queensland
Roma was established in 1867 and is named after Lady Diamantina Bowen (Contessa Diamantina di Roma), wife of the first Governor of Queensland, George Bowen.
The history of Roma Queensland is extensive and there is a lot of information on the internet about the history of Roma Queensland however we are focusing more on the beef and cattle industry here.
Roma's history is all over town and the 4.5 Star Overlander Homestead Motel Roma is the best place in town to use as your exploration base
Visit and Tour the Famous Roma Cattle Saleyards
There is nothing like seeing the first sale of the day as the sun is rising at the famous Roma Saleyards
The Roma Saleyards is the largest livestock saleyard in Australia and is the commercial hub for Western Queensland.
The Roma Saleyards is located just 2.1km or a 3-minute drive from The Overlander Homestead Motel Roma... the ONLY 4.5 Star accommodation in Roma Queensland
Visit The Big Rig Roma Queensland
Did you know that Roma is the first place in Australia where natural gas was discovered?
The Big Rig Roma
caters to all ages in an entertaining journey through the exploration and discovery of petroleum and gas in Roma Queensland.
The Big Rig Roma is just down the road from The Overlander Homestead Motel Roma at about 600m away it is only a few minutes walk so if you want to have a good feed and a few drinks before going to the evening show you know where to come
Walk Down The Roma War Memorial and Heroes Avenue
In 1918 the first of 93 Queensland Bottle Trees (Brachychiton rupestre) were planted for the Roma War Memorial and Heroes Avenue
remembering the men of Roma Queensland who died in WWI.
Originally each tree had a brass name plate however only one now survives and has become part of a cairn outside the Post Office, displaying all 93 names.
The Roma War Memorial and Heroes Avenue is only a 4-minute drive from The Overlander Homestead Motel Roma however take a lovely walk from The Overlander Homestead Motel Roma and discover this historical remembrance to our fallen heroes
See Roma's Largest Bottle Tree
Roma's largest bottle tree is the biggest you will probably ever see... the bottle is more than 6 metres high and a girth of 9.51 metres and a crown of over 20 metres.
Roma's Largest Bottle Tree is only 1.7km from The Overlander Homestead Motel Roma and is a pleasant walk or a very short drive
Get Back To Nature At The Roma Bush Gardens
With 2 dams and ubundent wildlife The Roma Bush Gardens
are a community collaboration by The Roma Bush Gardens Association which was formed at a public meeting in 1998.
The Roma Bush Gardens are only a 6-minute drive from The Overlander Homestead Motel Roma
Walk-a-bout in Walkabout Park
Places like Walkabout Park are very important to the Aboriginal people as many places are now not accessible being on private land or destroyed by building, farming or mining.
Stretch your legs and learn about the Mandandanji people in Walkabout Park Roma which is only 650m from The Overlander Homestead Motel Roma
Head To The Horse Races Roma Queensland
If you are in Roma at the right time why not head to the horse races.
Less that 5km from The Overlander Homestead Motel Roma have a day at the races and come back for the best steakhouse Roma for an amazing meal, a few drinks and a good night sleep
Discover Outback Queensland From Roma
Roma is the main hub town of the region whether you want to go North, South, East or West.
The Overlander Homestead Motel Roma is the perfect base to discover Outback Queensland
Bonus - Where The Weyman-Jones Family Shops
Ace Drapers Roma
Just down the road from The Overlander Homestead Motel Roma at 51 McDowall Street is Ace Drapers.
Ace Drapers has the most amazing selection of drapery you will ever see.
Originally founded in 1927 by current owner Tyson Golder grandfather, Harold Golder, Golders Roma is a ture Outback Queensland clothing store.