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Cara Motel - located across the road from Maryborough Base Hospital Queensland

Close to Everything

Maryborough RSL 5 min
Station Square Shopping Centre 5 min
Maryborough Showground 3 min
Maryborough Base Hospital 1 min
St Stephens Hospital 4 min
Brolga Theatre 4 min
Hervey Bay 35 min
Fraser Island 40 min
Maryborough Golf Club 7 min
Bundaberg 90 min
Childers 45 min
Gympie 1 hr
Brisbane 3 hrs

 

Find Us

196 Walker St
Maryborough QLD 4650 [map]
Opposite Maryborough Hospital

 

Call Us

(07) 4122 4288

 

Top Reasons to
Stay With Us

Great location
Great location
Across road from Maryborough Hospital
Across road from Maryborough Hospital
All non-smoking rooms
All non-smoking rooms
Reverse-cycle air conditioning
Reverse-cycle air conditioning
Swimming pool
Swimming pool
BBQ area
BBQ area
Free WiFi
Free WiFi
Free Foxtel
Free Foxtel
Room service
Room service
Undercover parking in front of room
Undercover parking in front of room
Friendly service
Friendly service
uest laundry
Guest laundry

Great reviews on TripAdvisor

Great reviews on TripAdvisor®

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence - 2014 Winner Carra Motel

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What's On In Maryborough Queensland

Discover Maryborough

Fee Guided Walking Tour 

Explore Maryborough’s historic city centre with your own 19th century costumed guide. Departs City Hall, Monday to Saturday at 9am

Maryborough Tour

Sunday in the Park

Children and adults can climb onboard one of the many miniature steam engines or ride a replica of Queensland's first steam engine through beautiful heritage listed Queens Park.

The trains run on the last Sunday of the month as part of the Sunday in the Park celebrations which include brass bands, food stalls and children's activities.

 Sunday in the Park

Maryborough Heritage City Markets

Experience the colour, atmosphere and great value of Maryborough's Heritage City Markets.

Every Thursday Maryborough's inner city is transformed into a bustling outdoor market where you are guaranteed to find farm fresh produce, entertainment and a great bargain from one of the many art, craft, fashion and gift stalls.

Meet Mary Heritage and the Town Crier. Discover Maryborough's fascinating history on a free guided walking tour. Ride the Mary Anne - a working replica of Queensland's first steam engine - at nearby Queens Park. And don't miss the firing of the historic time cannon at 1pm.

 Maryborough Heritage City Markets

Maryborough Cemetery Tours

Explore Maryborough's buried past on the 3rd Friday night of the month. This historical tour is fully guided by experienced guides from the Maryborough District Family History Society. Please bring a torch and wear covered shoes.

Bookings are essential through the Maryborough Visitor Information Centre, City Hall, Kent Street or Phone 1800 214 789.

 Maryborough Cemetery Tours

Portside Lamplight Bazaar

Relive the lively early days of Maryborough with a Lamplight Bazaar at Gatakers Artspace on the Saturday night on the last full weekend of the month.

Live music and entertainment, food and beverages available as well as quirky torchlight tours will help turn back the clock 160 years to when Maryborough was one of Australia’s largest and busiest ports.

Old fashioned guides will take people on a Nightwatchman’s tour of Portside, spinning yarns about sailors, smugglers, brothels and opium dens. Exhibits will come alive on a “Night at the Museum” tour of the Maryborough Military and Colonial Museum Gatakers ArtSpace will also host a series of musical and artistic performances and exhibitions on Saturday to coincide with the Lamplight Bazaar. 

 Portside Lamplight Bazaar

Mary Poppins Festival

Mary Poppins characters, cannon firing, madcap nanny races, street theatre, puppets, steam trains, vintage cars and workshops. Set in Maryborough's magnificent historical streetscapes and the Brolga Theatre, it's the ultimate family festival!

This week of July is packed with a range of events for every child and adult to enjoy.

 Mary Poppins Festival

Portside Food and Wine Festival

Early May

Food and wine lovers can indulge in a delightfully delicious new event on the Fraser Coast calendar.

Come along and sample some wine and cheese, beer and food matching, cooking demonstrations and international foods that will help to showcase the region's fresh seasonal produce, local seafood, innovative chefs and regional wineries.

Maryborough's old fashioned streetscapes, art, architecture and the river will serve as a distinct backdrop to this celebration of food and wine.

Food and Wine visitors will be entertained by live music and be amused by roving characters and street performers.

 Portside Food and Wine Festival

World's Greatest Pub Fest

Dress in your most outrageous costume and set off to the bang of an historic time cannon around Maryborough’s old hotels – all in the name of raising money for charity.

  • Join in a colourful costume carnivale and win over $3,000 for best costumes
  • Explore heritage hotels and enjoy live music and entertainment
  • Date: Early May
  • Visit www.worldsgreatestpubfest.com.au for more information.
 World's Greatest Pub Fest

RACQ Technology Challenge Maryborough

The RACQ Technology Challenge Maryborough is a whole lot of high-powered fun, spectacular excitement and awesome events packed into one weekend, every September!

It’s geared to primary and high school students, with seven events that will challenge your innovation and imagination.

But more than that, you get to camp with your team-mates… enjoy live music… hang out with new friends from all over Queensland… explore your future career in alternative energy, engineering and science… and compete in prestigious Queensland championship events with great prizes!

It started in 2002, and it grows every year! For thousands of students, teachers, parents and spectators, it’s a highlight of the school calendar – why not join in too? 

 RACQ Technology Challenge Maryborough

For more information on Maryborough and Fraser Coast click on links below

www.frasercoastevents.com.au

www.visitfrasercoast.com/destinations/maryborough

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