Ballera is in north-western region of Queensland with a population of 3,157. Ballera is thought to be an old desserted mining town, however there are a lot of things to do around the town and just outside town. Since there is not much around Ballera you will need a car hire for your holiday. There is a Budget Rental location at the Northpoint Toyota Workshop.
Points of interest close to Ballera Budget Car Hire
Henricks Park was started as a community project and has since turned into a location for families and anyone looking to spend the days outdoors surround by the beauty of fauna and flora. After spending a few hours at the park drive your car hire to the Mini Museum. Here you will find changing themed exhibits that reflect certain aspects of a time long ago. Not to far from the Mini Museum is the Art Gallery where you will be amazed by the Aboriginal rock art that is displayed with more than 600 stencils and 1300 engravings telling the story of the Aboriginal people that once lived in the area.
The Looking Glass is a unique walking trail that takes you through colourful woodlands. While walking you will see pink trunk apple trees. Wildflowers and a cave that you can walk through and explore. It makes for a great day of outdoor fun and observation. When walking on the Looking Glass trail you can leave your car rental parked in the carpark for free. Another amazing outdoor adventure can be had at the Expedition National Park. While visiting this park you will find gorges, wildlife, amazing views and insight into the history of the area. The only downside to this park is that they have limited facilities so you will want to bring your own water and maybe a picnic lunch or snack with you.
One of the best ways to get a look into the important historical contributions of the area is by taking a day driving in your Budget hire to the areas that had a hand with shaping what the area is today. Your first stop should be the Skittle ball Plains Homestead. This is the worlds largest wild fisheries and gives you a look into the world of wild fishing, as well as how this helped shape the area. The Homestead is also a B&B so many choose to stop here last and spend the night among the beautify scenery. Prospect Villa and Garden is along the Rivers Run touring route and provides panoramic views of the surrounding valleys, rolling hills. On the grounds you will find a colourful blended garden, colonial architecture and insight on original owners of the Villa while taking a guided tour. The Prospect Villa and Garden is also a heritage-listed location.