Bollon

The soil gets redder as you approach this great little western town, and sitting on the banks of the peaceful Wallam Creek is the tranquil town of Bollon. Have your camera ready as Bollon is famous for emus strolling the streets.

Bollon Town Map

 

 

Bollon Free Caravan and Camping Area

At the free caravan and camping area there are plenty of shady spaces to park the van for a few days on the edge of the picturesque creek, and an easy 1.2km stroll along the creek-side walkway provides access to the little town's main street. So that you won't have to 'rough it', you'll have the comfort of free showers and toilets as well.

William Street, Bollon

 

 

Aboriginal Dreamtime Artwork along the Walkway

Along the walkway you can appreciate Aboriginal dreamtime artwork and exert some energy on the exercise equipment that flanks the walkway.

Main Street, Bollon

 

 

Bollon Heritage Centre

If you do one thing in town, make it the Bollon Heritage Centre. Nestled in the heart of the main street, it's easy to spend the afternoon retracing Bollon's history. Even the keenest history buff will be pleasantly surprised by the range of artefacts and stories that narrate the town's rural history and Aboriginal culture. Be sure to check out the momentos of visiting politicians displayed on the walls.

Main Street, Bollon
07 4625 6108

 

 

Walter Austin Memorial Park featuring the Bollon Returned Servicemen Memorial Wall

Nearby at the Walter Austin Memorial Park lies the Bollon Returned Servicemen Memorial Wall. This monument features Flight Lieutenant George John (aka Jock) Steele who served in the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II and was awarded the prestigious Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) medal.

Main Street, Bollon

 

 

Bollon Post Office

The friendly staff at Bollon Post Office can assist you with any tourist information queries you have and help you find a memento that best reflects your time in Bollon.

39-41 Main Street, Bollon
07 46256147

 

 

Deb's Cafe

Bollon is well known for its numerous shearing teams and long association with the profession, with many of the town's male population working in the industry. As a tribute to this, Deb's Cafe, in the main street isn't just a country cafe offering a hearty bite to eat and groceries; it also has a historical display which shows this little town's proud association with shearing and the sheep industry.

18 Main Street, Bollon
07 4625 6118

 

 

Bollon Hotel

The Bollon Hotel also offers accommodation and meals for the hungry traveller.

30 Main Street, Bollon
07 4625 6188

 

 

Thrushton National Park

For the serious campers and 4WD enthusiasts, Thrushton National Park is 40km north east of Bollon via dirt roads. Visit our National Parks page to find out more information.