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Updated by Lavinia Woolf on Apr 28, 2015
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Popular tourists Attractions in Middlemount - Top Highlights in Middlemount

In spite of being a purpose built coal mining town Middlemount is home to some of Queensland's most popular attractions. From stunning parks to breathtaking dams here are the town's best highlights.

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Bundoora Dam

Occupying pride of place 28km from the heart of Middlemount the captivating Bundoora Dam lies on Middlemounts' south-western fringes. Located in the area where Middlemount Road falls to Connection Road the Bundoora Dam is a stunning attraction on German Creek which was used for mining work in its heyday. The man-made attraction contains a whopping 10,000 litres of water and is regarded as Middlemount's own version of a splash centre. Perfect for activities such as swimming and water skilling the venue is also a hotspot for angling fanatics as the dam contains a host of marine species including Catfish, Redclaw Crayfish, Eel-Tailed Sleepy Cod and Saratoga. Spangled Perches and Golden Perches are also known to occupy the waters making it a veritable treasure trove for fishing enthusiasts. Boating fans can also go for a boat ride on the dam while camping facilities with public bathrooms and picnic tables are also available at the venue.

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Retail Hub

Shopaholics however can head to Middlemount's main shopping complex which is home to several popular stores including The Vault clothing boutique, jewellery and gift shop and salons while food outlets such as a 'Lemon Tree' cafe and a bakery are also found on-site. A library is also on hand while a post office, IGA store, bank and a news stand are just some of the other facilities available at the locale.

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The Leisure Centre

Located opposite the shopping complex lies the Leisure Centre where food lovers can grab Middlemount's own 'Hot Rocks' pizza slices and enjoy a day at the beauty parlors. A gymnasium and a cafe are also part of the landscape.

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Swag Skate Park

Perfect for active travellers and young visitors looking for an adrenalin pumping activity the Swag Skate Park is another well-known activity hub in Middlemount.

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Middlemount Golf Club

Often described as the best place to tee off and enjoy a game with family or friends golf fanatics need not look any further than the Middlemount Golf Club. Open to tourists as well locals the iconic Middlemount Golf Club serves as the venue for many a tournament including the Pro-Am Tournament as well as the Emergency Services Golf Day.

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Blue Mountain Park

Affectionately dubbed the Jewel in the Crown of Middlemount Blue Mountain Park is in the former coal mining hub. Offering visitors a welcome respite from the hustle of the township this idyllic patch of green is one of the most popular stopovers for locals as well as tourists looking for a picturesque spot. Surrounded by breathtaking sites & views the iconic parkland provides barbeque facilities and rolling greens where one can read & relax. Feeding the wallabies is a favourite activity among seasoned visitors while bird species occupying the park include blue mountain parrots, galahs, rainbow lorikeets and of course kookaburras. Perfect for families and young travellers hoping to get back in touch with nature after a day of sightseeing the tranquil atmosphere of the Blue Mountain Park is one of its chief attributes. Visitors based in Oaks Middlemount or other centrally located Middlemount hotels will enjoy easy access to the locale.