Located only 5 minutes from the Gympie town centre – within close proximity of the local golf course, parks, Mary River, eateries and the hospital – the owners of this motel are committed to ensuring that your stay is a pleasant one.
There are 18 comfortable and newly renovated ground floor units available, including: single rooms (with a queen bed, sleeping a maximum of 1 person), double rooms (with a queen bed, sleeping a maximum of 2 people), twin rooms (with a queen and single beds, sleeping a maximum of 3 people) and family rooms (with a queen and 2 single beds, sleeping a maximum of 4 people).
Each of the rooms at the Nationwide Motel Gympie offers a number of amenities, including: toaster, bar fridge, microwave, complimentary Austar, tea and coffee making facilities, reverse cycle air conditioning and opening windows.
The motel itself also offers a number of amenities to improve guest satisfaction, including a laundry room (please note that fees do apply) and undercover parking. Large trailer parking, if required, is available in Chatsworth Road.
The fully fenced entertainment area includes an inground saltwater swimming pool, barbeque facilities, tables and chairs, and lounge beds. Please note that the pool is only open from 6am and 8pm.
Breakfasts and dinners can be delivered direct to your room. The full menu can be found in each room. Breakfast is available between 6:30am and 8:30am (choose from a selection of juices, cereals and hot meals), whilst dinner is available between 6pm and 7:30pm (choose from full meals, snacks and dessert).
When staying at the Nationwide Motel Gympie, we hope that you will take the opportunity to explore the surrounding towns, including: Maryborough, Murgon, Noosa Heads, Nambour, Tin Can Bay and Hervey Bay.
If you have chosen to stay at the Nationwide Motel Gympie, you will be pleased to learn that there are a number of attractions throughout the town and in the surrounding area for you to enjoy.
Those who are interested in the history of the Gympie region, particularly its involvement in Australia’s gold rush era, will be able to explore a number of museums and historical sites. Check out the Gympie & Widgee War Memorial Gates, Gold Mining & Historical Museum (why not try your hand at fossicking?), Woodworks Museum & Interpretive Centre (an insight into the timber industry), and Kilkivan Shire Museum (a display of local and mining history).
If you would prefer to get in touch with Mother Nature, there are plenty of trails and parks in the area for you to enjoy. Explore Brooyar State Forest (popular for bird watching, bushwalking and mountain biking), Amamoor State Forest (popular for horse riding, camping and bird watching), Bicentennial Nature Trail (section 5 of this 5000km route passes nearby Gympie), Tin Can Bay Wildflower Walk, and Mudlo National Park (popular for bushwalking and picnics).
Being so close to the coast, you cannot visit the Gympie area without checking out some of the nearby beaches and other ocean-related activities. The Wolf Rock Dive Centre allows certified divers to get up close and personal with the underwater world at Wolf Rock. See grey nurse sharks, Queensland gropers, green sea turtles and manta rays (among other creatures!). Rainbow Beach and Double Island Point are popular spots for those wanting to swim.
If you’re travelling with the kids, we understand the importance of finding activities to keep them amused. Fortunately, there are a number of family friendly attractions in the Gympie area, including: the Regional Art Gallery (which offers hands-on activities for kids), Banyandah Alpacas, ten pin bowling, Lake Alford playground, and the Valley Rattler steam train. The kids will also love feeding the wild dolphins at Tin Can Bay.
A number of events are held in the Gympie region each year, so if you happen to be in town at the right time be sure to check them out! Highlights include the Queensland International 3 Day Event (the state’s premier equestrian competition), Gympie District Gold Rush Festival (held in October), Gympie Music Muster (held in August), Mary River Festival (held in early November), and Mitchell Creek Rock’n’Blues Festival (held in September).
There are also plenty of opportunities to sample the delicious local produce, including: seasonal fruit and vegetables (olives, avocadoes and citrus), cheese, wine, beef and seafood (red claw and crayfish). Much of this local produce can be sampled at the delicious eateries in the region, or you can choose to prepare it yourself. Pick up food and wine at the many local markets – Gympie Museum Market and Gympie Southside Market are popular.