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

Staying in Warra
Richard Best Memorial Park provides a perfect place to stay, and enjoy all that the area has to offer

Warra Hotel
One street back from the main highway, enjoy a cool drink and “just the right amount of country” 
Since 1876

Leichhardt Memorial
Explorer Ludwig Leichhardt trekked through the Warra area on his 1844 expedition.

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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, Annual Race Days, 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

Our next race meeting will be held on Saturday 27 August 2022.
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

Warra is one of the oldest centres on the Darling Downs.
Warra Warra station was established in the 1840s.
The town attracted inhabitants of European descent in the 1870s.

Cobble Cobble indigenous people lived here in the Warra district for the longest time.

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 that the land we meet on is the traditional land for the Cobble Cobble people, and that we respect their spiritual relationship with their country. 
We would like to acknowledge the Cobble Cobble people as the custodians of the Warra area and recognise that their culture and heritage is still important today.

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