Easter Escape: Fishing Adventure in Banana Shire, Home of the Sandstone Wonders

As Easter approaches, many families are seeking the perfect getaway to unwind and reconnect with nature. For fishing enthusiasts, Banana shire offers an ideal destination, with an array of great fishing spots set amongst flowing rivers and well stocked dams. From Lake Callide Dam in Biloela brimming with barramundi reaching as big as 130cm, golden perch and saratoga, to Glebe Weir outside Taroom with saratoga, golden perch and silver perch.  Each spot promises a unique experience surrounded by beautiful landscapes and abundant wildlife.

Mayor of Banana Shire Nev Ferrier said, “Easter in Banana Shire offers everyone a great opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of the city life and immerse themselves in nature. We have so many great fishing spots all with family-friendly camping grounds, come and join us for a holiday you’ll never forget!”

Easter in Banana Shire isn’t just about fishing—it’s also about creating lasting memories with family and friends. With spacious low cost and sometimes free camping grounds equipped with all the necessary amenities, including picnic areas, hot showers, and clean toilets, it’s the perfect setting for a family-friendly camping adventure under the stars.

Explore the charming towns of Theodore and Baralaba, nestled along the banks of the Dawson River, where riverside camping and fishing await.

For birdwatching enthusiasts, Easter in Banana Shire offers a rare opportunity to observe over 150 bird species in their natural habitat. From colourful waterbirds to majestic birds of prey, the region’s diverse avian population provides endless opportunities for birdwatching adventures along the Dawson River.

This Easter, trade the hustle and bustle of city life for the peaceful serenity of Banana Shire. Whether you’re casting your line in search of the perfect catch or simply soaking in the beauty of nature, Banana Shire promises an Easter escape filled with adventure, relaxation, and unforgettable moments with loved ones.

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