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Jondaryan Woolshed

PLEASE NOTE:  The Woolshed at Jondaryan has been closed since early 2020 and they have not given any timeframe forward as to when it will open again.

If you’re looking for a place with a lot of character, an abundance of history and a myriad of reasons why you could be visiting, then you definitely need to know about The Woolshed at Jondaryan. This is not just your typical woolshed, the Jondaryan Woolshed is the oldest and largest operating woolshed in the world and it’s only a short 37 minute drive from Toowoomba. They’ve maintained the history of the Woolshed itself, while turning it into an experience anyone can enjoy.

Here are some of the fabulous things Jondaryan Woolshed has to offer.

Events at Jondaryan Woolshed

Jondaryan Woolshed has a range of spectacular events and celebrations held across the year both on public holidays and other times of the year. To see whether an event coincides with your visit to the Jondaryan Woolshed, check their calendar of events.


From family-friendly cabins to camp sites, Jondaryan Woolshed has what you need for an affordable price. The accommodation is set up as a caravan park and new facilities include a coin operated laundry and an authentic camping kitchen with a fridge and BBQ.


Have you or your partner always been country people at heart? Or perhaps you just want something a little more unique for your wedding that has a relaxed, yet tasteful atmosphere? If you are nodding your head, Jondaryan Woolshed could be the perfect place for your wedding. Think horse drawn vehicles, beautiful setting for photography, menus custom built by you and cooked by their chef and there’s even the accommodation on site. They’ll even cook breakfast for you and your guests the next morning. You can see Jondaryan Woolshed’s wedding package options here.

Dining With Kids at Jondaryan Woolshed

Dining at Jondaryan keeps the old country spirit alive by serving billy tea and damper from the damper’s hut and the woolshed café provides meals that are produced using local produce.  The cafe is 100% kid friendly and has good options for fussy little eaters.

For more extensive events such as weddings, full catering is provided.


There are self-guided tours as well as shows where you or the kids can participate! You can check the show times to make sure while you’re there you can join in on possibly some damper making and horse and cart rides. You might also get to see some sheep shearing and blacksmith demonstrations.

Jondaryan Woolshed has plenty to offer for families. Contact them through their website or Facebook page.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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