Outback Towns

Clermont

Today Clermont boasts beautiful mountaintops of the Peak Range, green tranquil settings great for relaxing afternoons after a big trip.

About Clermont

Welcome to Clermont

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Clermont is about 10 hours drive (995kms) north west of Brisbane and just over 100 kms from Emerald in outback Queensland.

The town became reknowned for gold mining in the 1860's and with the many tourist attractions - you can relive the excitement of gold fever.  There is a fossicking area available and many handy locals who can give you tips on where you might strike it rich.

In 1916 there was a great flood which resulted in the town relocating to a higher site.  The legacy of the flood remains with a piano decorating one of the trees in the devastation areas.

Local Clermont natural attractions 

Today Clermont boasts beautiful mountain tops of the Peak Range,  green tranquil settings great for relaxing afternoons after a big trip.  You can relax by the Hoods Lagoon and Century Park which has picnic and barbecue areas, toilet facilities and boardwalks to explore the unique and interesting history of Clermont.

That's Gold for Clermont events

The major event on the social calender is the Gold Fest held annually in August each year.  The festival celebrates local character and culture and attracts local and interstate performancers with a bush poetry competition and plenty of entertainment packed into the program.

  

Features

  • ATM
  • Fuel
  • Airport
  • Hospital
  • Medical Centre
  • Chemist
  • Dump Point
  • Groceries
  • Mechanical Repairs