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Discover Carnarvon Ranges – Full Day Tour on Good Friday , Easter Sunday and Easter Monday :
With local ecologically qualified and highly experienced tour guides, discover secluded gorges, amazing rock formations, unique Aboriginal rock art, Australian wildlife, rare plants and fabulous views. Learn about our pioneering history and see first-hand how nature and farming coexist in this rugged, yet beautiful landscape. With exclusive access to a large privately-owned cattle station nestled in the Carnarvon Ranges this day tour is a great introduction to the Queensland’s Outback and natural environments
Tour ends: Approx 6:30pm
Pickup Point: Roma Accommodation
Min number pax: 2
Max number pax: 10
Prices: Adult $239 Child $199 8-14 years, Family $677 (2 Adults and 2 children) Senior $228
Explore Roma Town – Half Day Tour Easter Sunday
Share a few hours with a Roma local for an insight into the colourful history and present day activities in and around Roma. Hear about various local legends and their escapades. Learn about the industries the town supports while keeping an eye out for some of local characters. Discover hidden treasures like Heroes Avenue, spectacular stained glass windows, our Biggest Bottle Tree and the Roma Bush Gardens.
Pick Up Points: Roma Accommodation
Min number pax: 2
Max number pax: 20
Bookings: +61 7 46222646
Come on down to the popular Walk on the Wildside & Pancake Brekky this Good Friday!
Be guided by BOOBOOK expert ecological guides on one of the nature walks and tuck into some fresh cooked pancakes by Roma Bush Gardens Volunteers at 8am.
When: Good Friday, 10 April 2020
Time: Early Bird Walk @ 7am OR Late Risers Walk @ 9am
Bushfood Pancake Brekky from 8am
The picturesque Railway Dam is a must for the enthusiast of the Australian Bush.
Gold Coin donations welcome.
Roma Bush Gardens are located at Railway Dam, Corner Duke and Mayne Street, Roma Qld.
Take the trip to Moorelands Bush Nursery, open from 8am-4pm all four days over the Easter long weekend!
The Feed Shed will be operating ONLY on Friday and Monday with burgers all day and morning and afternoon tea available. Please feel welcome to bring a picnic and relax at Moorelands on Saturday or Sunday.
How to get there: Drive west along Miscamble St to Orallo Rd and then onto Dargal Road Following the signage.
Relax in the the beautiful country setting.
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Location: 2 Riggers Rd Roma
Discover the rigs, machinery and the true grit pioneers that shaped the remarkable history of Australias's oil and gas industry.
The Big Rig's Oil Patch attraction is an enjoyable relaxed way to learn about Roma's oil and gas history.
The Oil Patch is an outside display of oil and gas exploration and product equipment, explained by suitable signs and audio panels. these facilities allow the oil patch to be a self-guided experience.
Child (12years and under) $7.00
Family (2 x adults 2 x children) $25.00
Phone: 07 46 222 325
Joy Flights will be offered around Roma by MI Helicopters. This will be a great opportunity to check out Roma by air and appreciate the wonderful agricultural space bordered on the north by the Carnarvon Ranges
Dates: Friday 10 April 2020 & Monday 13 April 2020.
Cost $ 145 per person.
Where: Roma Airport, Hangar Drive, Roma Q 4455
Click here to access tickets.
From Thursday 9th April the Easter Art Show will be on display in the Walk of Art (behind the Library in Hawthorne St).
Bring your family and friends along explore the incredible art that Roma and surrounds has to offer.
Entry is just a Gold Coin donation over the Easter Weekend (Thursday to Monday).
Location: Walk of Art (adjacent to the Library)
Address: 38 - 44 Hawthorne Street, Roma Queensland 4455
Cost:Thursday to Monday – Gold coin donation
Easter in the Country 2020
Home of Peter and Helen Wells, Roslyn Drive, Roma Q 4455
Open 4 days !
10am - 4pm Good Friday
12 pm – 4pm Easter Saturday
10am – 4pm Easter Sunday
10am -2pm Easter Monday
Directions: Turn left from Warrego hwy opposite Roma Saleyards
Continue straight onto Roslyn Drive and 4th driveway on Right (White Arch over driveway)
Entry: Gold coin donation
Canteen available with tea, coffee, cold drinks and a selection of home cooked cakes and slices.
There will also be a raffle running over the weekend. All funds raised from the weekend will be donated to the Cancer Council Queensland Roma Branch.
DEADLY WAY CULTURAL SHOW
Aboriginal Cultural Show
Be welcomed to the traditional lands of the Mandandanji people with a smoking ceremony along with traditional dance and paint. Hear the history of the area while taking a short walk to discover the use of bush foods and plants, as well as an artefact/tools display and demonstration.
After check out various products for sale including artwork, didgeridoos, clapsticks, boomerangs, books and more!
10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm sessions
8.30am & 10.30am sessions
Where: Yarning Circle, Bungil Street, Roma Q 4455
For more information: Email: email@example.com
From Cars in the Garden (commemorating the Aussie Car Industry) to viewing the Car and Truck Restoration Program incorporating over 500 pictures of Road Trips in the USA with an Aussie Overtone.
A fabulous collage of photos which tell a million stories and a visit not to be missed when you are in town for Roma’s Easter In The Country.
You can even get your photo taken with the long horns - Jack or Tex. See you at UP THE CREEK GARAGE/MUSEUM.
$25 double/family for a day pass
Complimentary Morning and/or Afternoon Tea.
Open from 9am – 5pm Thursday, Good Friday & Easter Monday.
Open from 11am - 8pm Saturday with a free sausage sizzle at 6:00pm
Located at 14 George St, Roma
(Just behind Shady's Lagoon -15 minute walk along the Adungadoo pathway from the Big Rig, 10 minutes from the Post Office)
Location: RSL Hall Quintin Street, Roma
Fancy yourself as a Poet, Performer or Songwriter? Walk up’s welcome to make the local competition lots of fun. The day’s program includes the competition and performances from a range of guest artists. If you love Australia then this is for you.
Tour a piece of Roma’s History
Roma’s Historical Precincts Inc is a local committee dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the Roma Butter Factory.
Self-guided tours of the Butter Factory will be welcomed for a gold coin donation.
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 10:30am – 2:00pm
Monday: 7am – 10:00am – Sausage Sizzle to say “until we meet again – safe travels”.
Location: Big Rig Parklands - Riggers Road Roma
Roma History Lodge - the written history of Roma and surrounds
Location: 17 McDowall St. Roma Qld 4455
We are also open for anyone wanting to check out their family history in the area. Many books on local history also for sale.
OPEN: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 2 - 5pm each day.
Gold coin donation.
Ph: 07 4622 7322
LOCATION: BIG RIG PARKLANDS (Free Activity)
Face Painting, Ponies and animals 2U on site.
2.45pm – CHILDREN'S ENTERTAINMENT - 'The Pirates are coming to Easter...check them out'.
3.20pm – Join in the fun of the games – egg and spoon races, sack races and three legged races. These will be in ages groups and on the terrace adjacent to the Miniature Train at the Big Rig Parklands.
"The Ultimate Cooking Demo and Sundowners at the Home of Maranoa Beef"
We're opening up the farm gates and partnering with Roma Explorers Inn to deliver you the Ultimate Cooking and Eating Experience! Renowned local Head Chef from Explorers Inn, Tim Schafer, will show us how to create mouth watering Maranoa Beef, Maranoa Lamb and chicken dishes using the popular techniques of barbecuing, grilling and meat smoking. It will be an experience for all the senses as we finish with Sundowners in the paddock.
Tickets are $50 per person - includes a complimentary drink on arrival and a meal of barbecued, grilled and smoked meat with sides.
A maximum of 50 tickets will be available for the event.
Sundowner Non-alcoholic Drinks and nibbles will be available for purchase. (Alternatively, feel free to BYO Sundowner drinks of your choice)
To book your ticket - please phone Janelle from Roma Explorers Inn on 0409 113 679.
Tickets and a map to Pine Tree can be collected from the Reception Desk at Roma Explorers Inn.
Location: Pine Tree, 278 Bowens Lane, Roma (12km East of Roma - an easy 15 minute drive) Map will be provided with your ticket.
When:Friday 10 April 2020
Time: 3pm to 7pm
XTREME BULLS AUSTRALIA
The Original Xtreme Sport is back this year!!
Cement Australia presents Xtreme Bulls Roma!!
Xtreme Bulls are pleased to be heading back to Roma’s Easter in the Country weekend for another stop of the Xtreme Bulls Australia Tour. Friday 10 April at Basett Park - Roma Showgrounds Northern Road, Roma.
This will be Roma’s fourth Xtreme Bulls event and not one to miss out on. Featuring Australia’s elite Bull Riders taking on the Gill Bros Rodeo Company’s Xtreme Bulls.
Be sure to catch the action at this event, big screen replays.
Location: Basett Park - Roma Showgrounds Northern Road, Roma
The event is a classic,so sit back and relax at the alcohol free family night.
Food vans onsite.
Adults (12 years and over) $20.00 each
Children (11 years and Under) FREE – no tickets required.
Location: Cnr Arthur and McDowall Street, Roma
A selection of food, drinks and a place to sit and meet the locals and visitors to the Festival.
Location: 2 Riggers Rd Roma
Experience the history of the search and discovery of oil and gas in Roma. Settle back and relax under the outback skies as you are taken on a fascinating journey to meet the locals and learn of the entertaining trials and triumphs of early industry men and women in Roma.
The Big Rig Night Show runs for 35 minutes.
Call into The Big Rig/Roma Visitor Information Centre to purchase your tickets.
* IF RAINING NIGHT SHOW CANCELLED*
Child (12years and under) $7.00
Family (2 x adults 2 x children) $20.00
Phone: 07 46 222 325