Gympie is a reasonably sized town (pop. 16,454) in Queensland.
Road connection to Gympie is via the Bruce Highway; it is about 160km north of Brisbane.
Rail connect is via QR's North Coast railway line, which is served by daily Citytrain services to Brisbane and Traveltrain services for long distances.
Cars are the main way to get around.
The countryside is spectacular with an abundance of curves, gradients and bridges. Steep slopes portray a patchwork of pineapples, macadamia nuts and other crops. The Mary Valley features rolling green pastures and many beautiful forests. The valley includes the villages and towns of Dagun, Amamoor, Kandanga and Imbil.
Other attractions include:
Mary St offers a post office and a wide array of bars, cafes, banks and stores. It has a quaint country town feel to it.