Explore Warra Queensland, and Discover One of Australia's Hidden Treasures Located in the Western Downs

Staying in Warra
circa 1877
The historic Warra Railway Station surrounds in Richard Best Memorial Park is a perfect place
to park the caravan and
enjoy all the area has to offer

Warra Hotel
since 1876
One street back from the main highway, enjoy a cool drink with the locals.. open Wednesdays to Sundays

Leichhardt Memorial
in 1844
Explorer Ludwig Leichhardt trekked through the Warra area on his
celebrated expedition from
Moreton Bay to Port Essington.

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Warra Mine – The First Government Owned & Operated Coal Mine in Queensland

Things to See & Do

Warra is a small rural town located on the Warrego Highway, about one hundred and thirty kilometres west of Toowoomba.

The historical precinct located at Richard Best Memorial Park Warra has many items of interest for visitors to enjoy. 

Local activities include Fishing, Bird Watching, Country Markets, Social Tennis, an Annual Race Day and much more.

Warra Community Events

Our Community

Warra Progress and Heritage Society is an active organisation which has existed in one form or another for some 100 years.

We welcome you to enjoy your visit and meet the locals at any of our community events.

Warra Race Club Inc

Annual race meetings are usually held on the last Saturday in August.
Enjoy all the fun and unique atmosphere of a country race day.
It’s a great way for locals and visitors, young and old to enjoy some country hospitality.

Warra Horse Races in July

Bird Watching

Warra hosts some of Western Downs more beautiful wildlife, and our variety of birds is no exception.

Birders from all around Australia come to see our wildlife and add to our bird list – email [email protected]

About Warra

Cobble Cobble indigenous people lived here in the Warra district on Barunggam land for the longest time.
Warra Warra station was established in the 1840s.
The town attracted inhabitants of European descent in the 1870s.

Warra's Military History and Anzacs

Some two hundred Warra men and women volunteered to fight in World Wars, some served in the Boer War, some landed at Gallipoli, and others were sent to Vietnam and Korea.

Warra Progress and Heritage Society would like to acknowledge the Cobble Cobble people
as the traditional custodians of the land upon which we meet.
We appreciate their spiritual relationship to country and recognise that their culture and heritage is still important today.
We pay our respects to elders, past, present and emerging, and endorse the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

Visit Warra Queensland