St George relaxes the senses in all the right ways. Perched on the banks of the mighty Balonne River, it is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Balonne Shire.
Southwest of St George, Dirranbandi is a small country town that comes alive through the cotton harvest months.
Situated between Mungindi and St George, Thallon was established in 1911 and was named after the former Railway Commissioner (JF Thallon).
Mungindi's uniqueness continues as a town which straddles the Barwon River, with either side of the river marking the border between Queensland and New South Wales.
Just 45km south-east of St George, "The Gully" as it's locally known, is pretty much four horses and a pub on a riverbank. But what a pub, what a view and what characters you'll find!
In the little town of Hebel it feels like time has stood still, leaving behind tales of the Ned Kelly gang, Cobb & Co, and dance halls.
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.