Visitor Information


The Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt is the Gateway to the South Burnett Region.

Blackbutt has a great variety of country town stores including the Roy Emerson Museum, Nukku Nook, Blackbutt Art Gallery, library, vet, community bank cafes, general store, newsagency, fuel supplies and a pub. A regional cellar door operates from Butt Art Gallery in the main street, right next door to the award winning Blackbutt Bakery.

Blackbutt boasts a variety of accommodation options including great camping and caravan sites at the showgrounds in Bowman Road.  For all information about Blackbutt and the surrounding areas' accomodation please ring the South Burnett Visitor Information Centre - Blackbutt on 07 4163 0633

The rail trail continues north from Blackbutt to Yarraman for 19km. The section between Moore and Yarraman is 47km and makes for a great adventure through the forestry and traversing some great Queensland countryside.

The Blackbutt Visitor Information Centre is located in the slab hut at Les Muller Park. There you can find maps, brochures and ideas for countless adventures in the South Burnett.

Getting to the Festival

Pursers Coaches will be running a bus on the day of the festival. 

Murgon to Blackbutt Return $15.00     Departing 7.30am - Pursers Depot
Wondai to Blackbutt Return $15.00     Departing 7.40am - Visitor Information Centre
Kingaroy to Blackbutt Return $10.00   Departing 8.00am - Glendon Street
Nanango to Blackbutt Return $10.00    Departing 8.30am - Shell Service Station Bus Stop
Yarraman to Blackbutt Return $5.00     Departing 8.45am - Opposite Post Office

Please contact Pursers Coaches directly to book your seat at their website or on (07) 4168 1533

For futher details please see the Bus Flyer

Alternatively these companies may also be of help in getting you to Blackbutt for the festival.

Cross Country Tours
Wide Bay Transit

Useful Links

We've found some useful links to help make the most of your time in Blackbutt and the South Burnett region for the festival.

The Blackbutt Avocado Festival Facebook and see what other festival goers are posting.

The Discover South Burnett Website and Facebook page.

The Roy Emerson Museum Facebook Page.