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An informative tour of the town and how cotton is grown

After a punctual pickup from our accommodation, we were given a tour of the thriving town. Then a short bus ride took us to a nearby cotton farm where the intricacies of growing cotton(if water is available), the harvesting, and all the processes to make that comfy cotton T shirt are explained. This is followed up by a visit to the Goondiwindi Cotton shop where we were treated to morning tea and happily took home some GC items to wear.

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Stopped at the shop, some beautiful clothes unfortunately not in our price range. Plenty of parking and friendly staff.

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A well organised and informative tour. Knowing basically nothing about the cotton industry it was very well worth doing the tour. Learnt heaps thanks Faye !! Not only does the tour take you around the cotton farm but it also includes historical points about the town. Morning tea afterwards was scrumptious.

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Did the tour with Fay today. She was great very knowledgeable and interactive I can highly recommend this tour the retail shop after the tour was well worth a look as well

We had the pleasure of doing the Goondiwindi cotton and town tour run by Fay - it was extremely informative- Fay is an awesome guide - learnt so much in this tour - a visit to Goondiwindi Cotton where we had a great damper and syrup morning tea - the tour is well worth the money - would be awesome during harvesting season -

Thus outlet has beautiful cotton clothing for sale. Winter and summer wear. Make sure you check out the last season wear for a bargain. Staff friendly

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Agritourism market opens up for Goondiwindi cotton farmers opening up to travellers

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A region renowned for its golden sunflowers has a new drawcard that's raking in tourists eager to learn about the industry and take social media snaps. 

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  • Goondiwindi farmers are capitalising on photographers' interest in cotton crops
  • Farm tours are keeping visitors in town for an extra night
  • Tourism experts say the look of the crop has opened up a new market for the Southern Queensland region

It's harvest time in Queensland's Goondiwindi region where 15 per cent of Australia's cotton is produced.

Stephanie Day from Wagga Wagga, about 900 kilometres away in regional New South Wales, visited Queensland's cotton fields last year.

She was invited to tour a farm and was eager to combine the educational visit with an impromptu photo shoot. 

"The headers were huge and the cotton is incredible," Ms Day said.

"I loved how the clouds in the sky looked like an extension of the crop."

Southern Queensland Country Tourism Peter Homan says the use of cotton as home decor and in photography is a growing trend that's attracting new admirers.

"It just looks startling. It goes on and on forever — it's fabulous," he said.

a woman in hat and sunnies stands in a cotton field.

Mr Homan likened cotton crops to the popularity of Southern Downs' sunflower fields.

"Everyone associates our region with sunflowers — those beautiful big heads full of sunshine and brightness," he said.

"But now people are starting to come to look at the cotton fields."

A boost for towns

The lure of the perfect photo alongside a cotton bush is also contributing to an increase in overnight visit expenditure, Mr Homan says.

"All our metrics are showing it's driving nowhere near the market the sunflowers are bringing, but it's an emerging market for sure," he said.

Close up of a cotton plant with cotton buds blooming in sunlight.

Visitors to the cotton fields aren't just Southerners seeking out Queensland's warmer winter, Mr Homan says, with overseas tourists drawn to see the crops too.

"A [Singaporean] lady the other day was saying how much the Singaporeans love to come and see the cotton crops and how much [seeing the cotton] it means to them," he said.

Goondiwindi grower Sam Coulton isn't surprised that the aesthetic of a wide-spanning cotton crop has become a sought-out photo opportunity.

"Everyone's looking for a cotton bush now and that's fine," he said.

"We've got the bushes and it's a good show and tell."

Agritourism educates visitors

A decade ago, Mr Coulton teamed up with a local caravan park to entice visitors to stay longer in the Goondiwindi region.

The idea has since evolved into a six-day-a-week operation where tourists visit several farms in the area to learn about the cotton industry.

"Over 40,000 bales come from our region … 15 per cent of Australian cotton," Mr Coulton said.

"We have to educate people about where their food and fibre comes from."

The income from the educational tours has been helpful during times of drought and the pandemic, Mr Coulton says.

"That's why we keep the tours going. No one's retiring from the toil on the farm," he said.

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Tour guide Nicky Kruger says while people come for the perfect picture it is about so much more.

"It's really an education," he said.

"So many people walk out going, 'Your clothes aren't just something out of a shop, they're grown right here in Queensland.'"

Editor's Note 11/05/2023: This story has been updated to reflect the fact Ms Day was invited to attend the cotton farm on a guided tour for educational purposes.

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At Alcheringa farm, ‘a place of dreams’, local farmer and fashion icon Sam Coulton of Goondiwindi Cotton Farm and Town Tours examines a head of cotton. “We look for three things to determine its quality: staple length, strength and thickness (the finer, the better).” Fabrics made from long cotton fibres are considered higher quality, he says. “Australian cotton is some of the best.” But it’s more than quality that sets Aussie cotton farmers apart. By adopting modern irrigation methods, our local farmers collectively use less water and rely on fewer fertilisers compared to their overseas contemporaries. “Australian irrigated lint yields are now the highest of any major cotton-producing country in the world, being about three times the world average—this means Australia cotton growers produce more crop per drop.” And you’ll find these locally-grown innovations in action at Goondiwindi Cotton’s 2,500-acre property.

Sam Coulton inspects a head of cotton at Alcheringa farm, 10km from Goondiwindi

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SHOWCASING AUSSIE FARMING INNOVATION

“We produce irrigated cotton and rotational crops year-round,” explains Sam, who swung open the farm gates to guests in 2005. “Central to the property is a 1km lateral watering system.” Sam’s dad Keith purchased the former sheep station in 1973. Today, it’s a natural habitat for native animals and water birds including pelicans and black swans. “Visitors are intrigued at how we channel gravity-fed water around the farm.” And at Goondiwindi Cotton’s new farm hub, guests learn about the region’s local water system and the Murray Darling Basin. “I feel very passionate about educating the next generation in this area.” Visitors also learn about the history of cotton, how it is harvested and turned into fabric. The tour takes in the Gunsynd Memorial and the Natural Heritage Water Park before finishing at Goondiwindi’s fashion house where guests enjoy morning tea.

NURTURING TOURISM WITH GOONDIWINDI COTTON FARM TOURS

The farm and town tours sprang from visitor demand, says Sam. “Visitors enquired about what they could see and do in the area. I couldn’t get over the genuine interest in cotton and our local agriculture.” Via tours, Sam could share rarely seen aspects of garment production and encourage visitors to stay. “So, we grew this idea, bought a mini-bus and today, proudly show over 2,500 visitors annually around our region and farm.” It’s a great opportunity to exchange ideas. “I’d say 80 per cent of our guests share a connection with the land. Either as a farmer, via a relative or friend or a connection to a town,” says Sam. “[And] farming is an intensive job. You’re on call and face many challenges. Some we can control, some we can’t. “We need to educate tomorrow’s decision-makers … [on] why we do what we do.”

Sharing farming techniques at Goondiwindi Cotton

Alcheringa Farm . Pic Andrew Cooney

BUILDING GOONDIWINDI COTTON

Sam always could spot an opportunity. In the 80s, he produced t-shirts for Piping Hot sponsoring training at the local TAFE. And off the back of this, in 1992, Goondiwindi Cotton was born. “As demand grew so did our supply chain and I scaled our processes accordingly.” Moving production overseas was a big decision that enabled significant expansion. In fact, many employees harking back to those early days remain with Goondiwindi Cotton today. “Finding like-minded manufacturers had its challenges [though] but we did it and we’ve been with them for more than 15 years.” Today, Goondiwindi Cotton supplies garments to more than 200 stores Australia-wide. “Our collections are designed locally in Australia alongside marketing, sales and distribution—roughly 80 per cent of the costs. “Our design team is split between Sydney and Goondiwindi to help keep us in touch with trends, the competition and what’s happening further abroad.”

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Sam advocates for the region. “The Macintyre River provides a beautiful backdrop to the town centre.” And you can admire it via a stunning sculpture trail that follows the levy bank. “Our town is rich in history and features the Customs House Museum. A look at agriculture in the region over time,” says Sam. The well-serviced town boasts a fabulous dining precinct and vast, vibrant retail offerings. “Our schools, hospitals and sporting facilities are [also] first class. “And… our community is underpinned by the strength and diversity of the agriculture portfolio surrounding the town.” An association that Sam, after a 40-year farming career, holds dear.

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Have you ever been a tourist in your own town? Enjoy Goondiwindi in a different light and join us for an express town and farm tour.

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17 May 2019, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Goondiwindi Cotton, 27 Herbert St, Goondiwindi QLD 4390, Australia

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Have you ever been a tourist in your own town? Enjoy Goondiwindi in a different light and join us for an express town and farm tour. Located 10 minutes from town, enjoy an evening with friends, learn about the region and site Goondiwindi Cotton's Latest project at Alcheringa Shed. Drinks Included.

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A heritage town with warm country hospitality, goondiwindi is a thriving rural town.

Nestled on the banks of the picturesque Macintyre River is the historic country town of Goondiwindi. Marking the New South Wales - Queensland border, Goondiwindi (Gund-a-windy) comes from the Aboriginal ‘Goonawinna‘, meaning ‘resting place of the birds’. This friendly country town is home to 6000 residents and is the hub of the border region with a packed arts, festival, and events calendar.

‍ Gundy , as it's known to locals, boasts an art-deco-inspired main street filled with boutiques, cafes, and local produce. The surrounding rich farmland supports a thriving agricultural industry yielding wool, cotton, and a plethora of organic and free-range products. With a peaceful atmosphere, a fabulous Victorian-era country pub, and one of the biggest silo artworks in Australia, Goondiwindi makes for a perfect Southern Queensland getaway.

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Join us as we explore the best of South WestQueensland and its rich history. Enjoy lunch and a tour of the historic HotelCorones, visit the Bilby Centre and experience a Big Sky Twilight tour at theCosmos Centre. Visit the Artesian Time Tunnel, discover the history of StGeorge, a tour and three course lunch with wine tasting at RiversandsWines.  Arriving then in Lightning Ridge for a two-night stay where wevisit the Australian Opal Centre, housing the world’s greatest publiccollection of the Australian Opal. Nearing the end of our epic journey, enjoy acotton tour of Goondiwindi before our final lunch together at Albert RiverWines.

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Things to see in Goondiwindi

There is an abundance of Goondiwindi attractions to keep any visitor busy. Visit the Yelarbon silos, a 96m long silo artwork named ‘When the rain comes’. It’s the biggest in Australia and a must-see along the now-famous Silo Art Trail . Take a Goondiwindi cotton tour; visit a working cotton farm, and learn about the journey from field to fabric. Check out the Gunsynd Statue and Gunsynd Museum, Goondiwindi’s legendary 1972 ‘Horse of the Year’. And visit the Texas Rabbit Works to learn about the region's survival during the depression years, thanks to this burgeoning local business.

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Other spots to add to your itinerary

Other Goondiwindi tourist attractions to add to your list include the Customs House Museum, a trip to Lake Coolmunda, and a walk along the 3km Goondiwindi River Walk. Of course, after all of this, you’ll want to see back and admire the Victorian and early colonial architecture at the Victoria Hotel on Goondiwindi’s main street. And perhaps you’ll have a cold beverage and a bite to eat too.

Goondiwindi is a favourite destination at Fun Over Fifty. Many of our tours heading into New South Wales stay a night here and get to know the local surrounds of this well-established border town.

Frequently asked questions

When is the best time to visit goondiwindi.

Summers are hot in Goondiwindi (daytime temperatures average 32°C), and winters are cold (days hover around 11°C), so plan to visit in spring or autumn when things are just right.

What is Goondiwindi known for?

Goondiwindi is renowned for being a prominent agricultural and farming region. It is known for its cotton production, wheat farming, and cattle grazing. The town also holds the reputation of being the "Gateway to the Bush" due to its location on the border and its connection to rural and outback areas.

How can I get to Goondiwindi?

Five highways intersect at Goondiwindi, meaning you can arrive from just about anywhere! It’s a four-hour drive from Brisbane or a nine-hour journey from Sydney. The Macintyre River forms the border between New South Wales and Queensland, with Goondiwindi sitting on the Queensland side.

Where is Goondiwindi?

Goondiwindi is a regional town on the border between Queensland and New South Wales. It’s placed approximately halfway between the Gold Coast and Lightning Ridge. 

What does ‘Goondiwindi’ mean?

The name Goondiwindi is ostensibly derived from an Indigenous language (though the specific dialect is unknown) and means ‘Duck droppings’. The name likely references a large duck roost located on the Mcintyre River that runs along the town's southern border.

What is there to do in Goondiwindi, Queensland?

Goondiwindi offers visits the chance to see the Australian bush at its best. We have two suggestions for what to do in the area that we reckon you’ll love.

  • The South West Queensland & Lightning Ridge Rover coach tour will take you far enough from the city lights to see the Australian outback as it was meant to be seen: lit by the heavens and thrumming with fauna. 
  • If you’re planning a Queensland Christmas tour, you simply have to consider our Baubles in the Blue Mountains coach tour , which will bring you through Goodwindi after your visit to the famous Christmas Lights Spectacular!

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Sitting peacefully on the banks of the Macintyre River at the junction of five major highways, Goondiwindi is a well-established border town. It is the perfect place for travellers to rest awhile and spend some time. With all you could want by way of amenities, an interesting history to explore, great food and warm country hospitality it will be time well spent. The great Macintyre River marks the Queensland/New South Wales border and creates a scenic backdrop for this friendly and prosperous country town.

You will find it is a vibrant, contemporary place with excellent facilities and amenities and its river frontage provides a unique and tranquil setting for one of Queensland’s fastest growing rural communities. Photographers often turn their lenses to the heritage buildings and country landscapes. In late spring you will see a breath-taking display as Jacaranda trees lining the streets burst into full purple bloom.

Home to around 6,000 locals and servicing approximately 15,000, its neat tree-lined streets, well maintained public buildings, sporting facilities and relaxed town centre are a good measure of the community spirit and civic pride you will find here. That, naturally, extends to welcoming travellers to join in the activities, events and festivals and the local way of life.

You will find a range of accommodation here and once you are settled there is shopping, dining, and so much more to do around town and beyond. Marshall and Herbert Streets offer a terrific range of shopping experiences. You will find everything from gifts and home wares to quality clothing stores. Marshall Street is also eat street with many chic cafés where you can indulge in a good coffee, country-style cakes and baked goods as well as tasty light meals. The locals love to eat well and you will too!

On a self-guided walk around town, you will find the recently refurbished iconic Victoria Hotel, built in the era of Queen Victoria and then added to in the 1920s. The Vic features some of the most outstanding architecture in Goondiwindi. Situated in the heart of the main street, you can’t miss this old dame – a sturdy building of brick and timber, with a criss-cross of dark panelling and white lattice on its facades, stained glass windows and doorways, crowned by an ornamental (and slight off-kilter) tower.  An eye-catching building indeed: a picturesque mix of Victoriana and Jazz Age, with a dash of Early Colonial.

Be sure to drop by the Gunsynd Statue located near the original Border Bridge.  It commemorates the famous ‘Goondiwindi Grey’ – a racehorse who was bought for a measly $1,300 by 4 partners (The Goondiwindi Syndicate) with the aim of winning a local bush race. The Grey went on to win 29 races including the Cox Plate and the four big mile races: The Doncaster, The Epsom, The George Adams and The Toorak in one season. Needless to say, he won the hearts of punters in the late 60s and early 70s. At the new Civic Centre in Marshall Street, the Gunsynd Memorabilia Tribute displays photographs and information about this champion horse. You will find the Visitor Information Centre in the same building.

You will get a good feel for the local history with a visit to the Customs House Museum. A border customs point before federation , this authentically restored building and its magnificent cottage garden house a rich and colourful collection of mementos from yesteryear. Also in the grounds is Martha’s Cottage, built in 1875.

Primary production and agribusiness are a vital part of the local economy. You can gain an appreciation for living on the land by joining Goondiwindi Cotton Tours three-hour guided bus tour of Goondiwindi town,  a cotton gin, a working cotton farm and discover the Goondiwindi Cotton fashion house.

Connect with the Bigambul people – the traditional owners of the local area on a 3.5 hour guided tour of the Goondiwindi Town Common or Toobeah Reserve. Walk with local guides on an interactive Bush Tucker and Medicine Plant Tour to find and taste bush foods and learn about traditional remedies, hear stories that have been passed down for generations and enjoy billy tea and damper.

Connecting with nature is a precious part of life here. Bird watchers will find an amazing array of birdlife in the local area – pick up the special Birdwatchers brochure from the Visitor Information Centre.

There are many parks and gardens where you can relax and breathe the fresh country air. Pack a picnic and take your time enjoying the Botanic gardens of the Western Woodlands.

Early birds can catch the Macintyre at her best on an early morning walk or at the other end of the day, it is magic on a sunset stroll. Enjoy waterskiing and other water sports at the Natural Heritage and Water Park.

The name Goondiwindi comes from the aboriginal word “Goonawinna” which means “The Resting Place of the Birds”.  It would appear that this name was first given by the Aborigines to a spot near the present site of the Goondiwindi Hospital.

The explorer, Alan Cunningham, discovered the Macintyre River during an expedition in 1827. He named the river after Captain Peter Macintyre of Blairmore and Pitmacree on the Hunter River. The Macintyre family had provided Cunningham with horses and drays for the 1827 expedition.

Years before Goondiwindi existed, three grazing properties joined at a spot near where the Town now stands. They were Callandoon, Umbercollie and Old Goondiwindi, all settled between 1838 and 1846.  Food and mail for these remote unfenced runs came by bullock team from Maitland in New South Wales. Rather than return without a load, the teamsters would turn their bullocks out to graze and would take any jobs offering on the stations, until enough wool had been shorn in the district to provide them with back loading to Maitland. The owners of the three properties allowed the teamsters to camp on the river, where the runs met. Gradually the tents and make shift huts gave way to small cottages until by 1862, several people had settled permanently at the camping site.

By the 1870s, the tiny settlement had acquired a store, courthouse, blacksmith shop, Chinese market garden, boarding house and even a private school.  For many years after the establishment of the town, there was no bridge over the river and goods or people coming from New South Wales were pulled over in a punt. A wooden bridge at Goondiwindi was constructed between the period 1875 and 1878. This bridge was replaced with the present structure in 1914.

Goondiwindi was first proclaimed a Municipality on the 20th October, 1888.

  • Explore a working Cotton Farm and be treated to a country morning tea with the Goondiwindi Cotton Tour.
  • Meet a local larrikin and learn about Gunsynd (the famous ‘Goondiwindi Grey’) during the Victoria Hotel Beer and Bullshit Tour.
  • Visit the charming Customs House and Museum.
  • Stretch your legs on the River Walk beside the picturesque Macintyre River.
  • Picnic in Botanic Gardens
  • Enjoy many activities including Water Skiing at the Natural Heritage and Water Park.
  • Compete in the Hell of the West Triathlon.
  • The original 1914 Historic Border Bridge connecting NSW and Qld.
  • Have your photo taken with the famous ‘Goondiwindi Grey’ Statue.
  • The restored Art Deco Cinema /Theatre.
  • Sunset over the Macintyre River.
  • Jacarandas in full bloom in late spring.

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Hell of the west triathlon.

In February there is the not for the feint-hearted, self-explanatory Hell of the West Triathlon.

Easter on the Macintyre

Easter on the Macintyre is becoming a popular weekend of events for visitors to experience real Goondiwindi hospitality.

Gundy 400 Off Road Race

August hosts the muddy action of the Gundy 400 Off Road Races.

Horse Sporting Events

In August you can also explore an extensive range of horse sporting competitions, including Polo, Polocrosse, Horse Racing, Show Jumping and Pony Clubs.

Throughout the year, Goondiwindi hosts several Race meetings, which are a chance to mix it with the locals.

Gourmet in Gundy

If you are visiting in September, make sure to time your stay to coincide with the cultural celebration that is Gourmet In Gundy. The annual festival features the best of local food, wine, art and music. The weekend is full of sporting and cultural events and is a true community get-together and a highlight of the cultural calendar.

Plucked Duck Bachelors and Spinsters Ball

Also in September is a highlight of a different kind – a country kind no less – the Plucked Duck Bachelors and Spinsters Ball is a shindig you will only find in the country.

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    Enjoy a guided tour by Goondiwindi Cotton, where you will learn about cotton's evolution from field to fabric, and the history of its production in Australia. See the inspiration behind some of Goondiwindi's most loved creative works, and take in local highlights along the way during our popular art and sculpture tour. Then, head to ...

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    Goondiwindi Cotton is an Australian family owned company built on the old fashioned and honest principles synonymous with the people in the Australian bush. Town & Farm Tours. Monday - Saturday, 9am - 12.30noon (approx. 3.5hrs) Collection from local accomodation. Morning Tea Included.

  6. Goondiwindi Cotton

    Factory Tours. Open now. 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Write a review. See all photos. About. Goondiwindi Cotton Tours operates daily with friendly locals leading the way. Aboard our air conditioned mini bus, select from our award winning Town and Farm Tour, rich in history and farming education at our property 'Alcheringa'.

  7. Goondiwindi Cotton: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

    About. Goondiwindi Cotton Tours operates daily with friendly locals leading the way. Aboard our air conditioned mini bus, select from our award winning Town and Farm Tour, rich in history and farming education at our property 'Alcheringa'. Alternately, if arts and culture strike a chord, jump on board our newly launched, Art & Sculpture Trail ...

  8. 2024 Discover Farming in Goondiwindi provided by Goondiwindi Cotton

    The tour finished at the Goondiwindi Cotton shop, where they had high quality cotton garments for sale. Read more. Written September 1, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards.

  9. 2024 Discover Farming in Goondiwindi provided by Goondiwindi Cotton

    I live in Goondiwindi and decided to take the tour with Goondiwindi Cotton. I must say the experience was fantastic. The technology, the information and the tour was first class. After the tour, I found myself admiring a 4390 Cotton hat upon my head, followed by 2 shirts 4 soap and a nifty carry bag for the lot.

  10. An informative tour of the town and how cotton is grown

    We had the pleasure of doing the Goondiwindi cotton and town tour run by Fay - it was extremely informative- Fay is an awesome guide - learnt so much in this tour - a visit to Goondiwindi Cotton where we had a great damper and syrup morning tea - the tour is well worth the money - would be awesome during harvesting season -

  11. Goondiwindi Cotton and Town Tours

    Experience / Attractions and Tours / Goondiwindi Cotton and Town Tours. Uncover the fascinating world of Goondiwindi cotton. Meet local icons, experience a working cotton farm and visit the spectacular Heritage Water Park. 27 Herbert St Goondiwindi Queensland 4390.

  12. Goondiwindi Cotton Farm & Town Tours

    Goondiwindi Cotton Farm & Town Tours Tours will run daily throughout Discover Farming. Rich in history and agriculture, join us behind the scenes for a guided tour of the town and visit to Goondiwindi Cotton's working cotton farm -'Alcheringa'. Featuring: A quick overview of the town and drive by the Gunsynd Memorial, Natural Heritage ...

  13. Things to do in Goondiwindi

    Take a self-guided tour or join one of the guided tours for insights into the region's unique biodiversity. Or, head to the Natural Heritage ... Coolmunda Olives or Lavender Farm in Inglewood, the Rabbit Works in Texas, pay a visit to Goondiwindi Cotton's working cotton farm, 'Alcheringa', or explore the Desert Jewel Biodiversity Walk in ...

  14. Agritourism market opens up for Goondiwindi cotton farmers opening up

    Tourism experts say the look of the crop has opened up a new market for the Southern Queensland region. It's harvest time in Queensland's Goondiwindi region where 15 per cent of Australia's cotton ...

  15. Goondiwindi Cotton Tours are now back up and running for 2022

    Mar 5 2022. News. Goondiwindi Cotton is delighted to advise that Goondiwindi Cotton Tours are now back up and running for 2022. During Covid, we took the opportunity to review our tours and would like to advise the following updates for the 2022 season: Farm and Town Tours. 6 days a week, Monday - Saturday from 8.30am - 12noon.

  16. Goondiwindi Cotton

    Goondiwindi Cotton, Goondiwindi, Queensland. 16,933 likes · 685 talking about this · 294 were here. Goondiwindi Cotton is a modern collection of timeless classics and effortless lifestyle pieces for wo

  17. Sam Coulton, Goondiwindi Cotton

    Aug 20 2019. At Alcheringa farm, 'a place of dreams', local farmer and fashion icon Sam Coulton of Goondiwindi Cotton Farm and Town Tours examines a head of cotton. "We look for three things to determine its quality: staple length, strength and thickness (the finer, the better).". Fabrics made from long cotton fibres are considered ...

  18. Goondiwindi Cotton Twilight Tour

    Enjoy Goondiwindi in a different light and join us for an express town and farm tour. Located 10 minutes from town, enjoy an evening with friends, learn about the region and site Goondiwindi Cotton's Latest project at Alcheringa Shed.

  19. Goondiwindi All-Inclusive Experiences

    Take a Goondiwindi cotton tour; visit a working cotton farm, and learn about the journey from field to fabric. Check out the Gunsynd Statue and Gunsynd Museum, Goondiwindi's legendary 1972 'Horse of the Year'. And visit the Texas Rabbit Works to learn about the region's survival during the depression years, thanks to this burgeoning local ...

  20. Goondiwindi

    Goondiwindi was first proclaimed a Municipality on the 20th October, 1888. Must Do: Explore a working Cotton Farm and be treated to a country morning tea with the Goondiwindi Cotton Tour. Meet a local larrikin and learn about Gunsynd (the famous 'Goondiwindi Grey') during the Victoria Hotel Beer and Bullshit Tour.