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MACADAMIAS were first called bush nuts, Queensland nuts or bauple nuts. Although they were known to the local Aborigines, they were not discovered by Europeans until the 1820s and were named some 30 years later after Dr John Macadam, a noted forensic scientist who was also Postmaster General of

Summary

Bauple is a small town located off the Bruce Highway between Maryborough and Glenwood in Queensland, Australia. This place has a population of less than 25,000 people. Bauple has the post code 4650 and is part of the local government area of Hervey Bay. Bauple is also approximately 190 kilometers away from Brisbane.

Surroundings

There are many suburbs located right near Bauple. Gootchie is just 8 kilometers away, Talegalla Weir is also 8 kilometers away, and Netherby is 9 kilometers away.

Name Derivation And History   read more

The term 'Bauple' is an Aboriginal name referring to a mountain in the area which was rumored to be the home of a demon that takes on the form of a frilled lizard. Bauple has also been spelled as Boppil, Boopal, Bahpil, Baphal, and Bopple during the past years.

Geography

Bauple is home to Mount Bauple National Park, which was established in 1935 and is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. There's also the Bauple Forest, which is just 10 kilometers away from Bauple.

Attractions

Among the attractions of this quaint town is the Mount Bauple National Park. Aside from that, tourists always find it interesting to inspect the rock formations right on the side of the highway. There are also quite a number of Thai-style buildings there that attract a lot of attention. Those who would like to know more about the place can always visit the Bauple Historical Museum to see many artifacts.

Transport

Those who would like to go to Bauple can get there by bus. It would also be great to take a taxi or rent a car to tour the area.

Recreation

Although Bauple is but a small town, there are many things that you can do there, especially if you would like to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. You can tour through the prawn farms, get samples of local produce, and engage in sightseeing. You can also sit back and relax as you enjoy a cup of coffee or tea in one of the cafes.

Alternative Places

After touring Bauple, you can always go to Maryborough, as well as other nearby towns and suburbs, which offer so many things to see and do.