Tiaro QLD 4650 at a Glance


Population: 758
Closest State School: Tiaro State School
Distance to Hervey Bay CBD: 
50 minutes by car
Distance to Station Square Shopping Centre: 20 minutes by car
Distance to Maryborough Hospital:
26 minutes by car
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There are several schooling options located here including Tiaro State School (primary level) as well as several other state schools including Gundiah, Mungar and Parke State Schools in nearby areas. There are also a number of private schooling options available. Compare the schools in the Tiaro catchment area.


There doesn’t appear to be any public transport options that service the region although there is a Greyhound bus that connects the region to Hervey Bay, these may also stop in Maryborough and surrounding towns if necessary but it would be best to make a direct inquiry with Greyhound for specific details. 


Tiaro Foodworks, several cafes, hairdressing, and a few retail shops cater for local residents with small local shops at but major shopping is best done at Station Square Shopping Centre, Maryborough. Do check out the famous Tiaro Meats & Bacon Butcher Shop. 
Local Tiaro QLD 4650 Shopping Outlets: Foodworks, Bakery, Meats,  Bottle Shop,  Takeaway Foods, Hair Dressing, 
Services Nearby: Hospitals, Medical, etc.


Get set to enjoy the rural Tiaro QLD Lifestyle—
This area may not have the beach on its doorstep, but the quaint township is the perfect choice for anyone wanting a quiet picturesque rural location to call home. Peace and quiet less than 20 minutes from Maryborough and under an hour to the Hervey Bay coast.

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Where is Tiaro QLD?

Fraser Coast’s quaint township of Tiaro, situated on the Mary River is just 27kms south of Maryborough and km from beautiful Hervey Bay. The predominant industries in the area are farming and timber. The Tiaro Visitor Information Centre situated on Bruce Highway is filled with local knowledge about the area. Located next door in a restored railway station is Craft Cottage featuring locally made arts, crafts, and produce for sale. 

The region is rich in picturesque scenery, historic hotels, rural charm, and hospitality. The Mary River offers plenty of fishing, camping, and canoeing opportunities as well as rare Mary River turtle and ancient Australian lungfish sightings. 

Old stock routes and country roads are ideal for bushwalking, mountain biking, and horse riding. It is also the ancestral home of the Macadamia nut. You’ll find good old-fashioned service in both historic country pubs: Hideaway Station Hotel (1881) or the Royal Hotel. Another of the town’s more unusual attractions is the very famous Tiaro Meats & Bacon Butcher Shop (well known throughout Australia). Fancy a country scenic drive? Follow the Fraser Coast Country Drive Trail to see old-rail sidings, the Dickabram Bridge, and other quaint towns of Gundiah, Bauple, and Theebine.

tiaro bruce highway
Bruce Highway (Main Road) Through Tiaro

Tiaro Real Estate Types

There is a blend of residential homes on large country blocks located within the heart of the town itself and expansive rural / acreage properties a little further afield. Homes in town do range in price, but many are very cheap (starting at $175K) compared to somewhere like Hervey Bay. 

Typical rural acreage homes for sale Tiaro QLD property listings feature headings such as Lifestyle Retreat with Private Water Views, Lifestyle Grazing Block, Country Escape, and so on.

There are also several new vacant land opportunities in and around Meyers Court where you can build a house and land package. For anyone seeking a quiet rural lifestyle, away from the hustle and bustle of the city but still close enough to necessary amenities; this gorgeous little town may indeed be just the perfect choice for your family. Be sure to check for local Tiaro Real Estate Listings.

Brian Thompson
For information regarding buying or selling in Tiaro, contact our Tiaro real estate specialist— Senior Broker Brian Thompson on 0447 389 260.
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