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Roma Cattle Saleyards

Warrego Highway | Turn off Warrego Highway about 3km east of Roma, Roma, Queensland, Australia
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Even if you are a city person this is a fascinating insight to Rural industry. The volunteers who... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
bmac961
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Toowoomba, Australia
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A taste of the west .. on the hoof

Excellent visit to a major Roma business. The volunteer guide was informative, and didn't patronise... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
Jan804
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Brisbane Airport
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Warrego Highway | Turn off Warrego Highway about 3km east of Roma, Roma, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Even if you are a city person this is a fascinating insight to Rural industry. The volunteers who host the tour groups are passionate, informative and have a depth of knowledge that can answer all questions. The pace is relaxed and unhurried. Be sure to...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Excellent visit to a major Roma business. The volunteer guide was informative, and didn't patronise we city slicker visitors. He answered al our questons, took us wherever we wanted to go, and took as much time with us as we needed. Will visit again next...More

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

A visit to a cattle sale may not be the first attraction that you think about while on holidays but the Roma cattle sales were fascinating. We had two wonderful guides- Jeff and Jim. These experienced farmers explained how the cattle sales operated and gave...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Had a great morning at the bull sales in Roma, exciting to get caught up in the auction. Would recommend if you would like to get a feel for country life

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

Would highly recommend any city slicker go out to visit this hive of activity if they ever get the chance. Really gives you an appreciation of how important the cattle industry is to our farmers and economy. They treat the animals humanely as well, and...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

This is a worthy free tour if you have never been to a cattle sale. We found it difficult to really get close to the action as the bidders are in front of you and the action is fast. The tour operators are fantastic but...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

If you are in Roma on sale day this is a great place to visit. They have free guided tours run by well informed locals who explain what is going on and are more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

This tour was interesting and informative to see how a cattle sale yard works. Walking around the yards you get a little bit of an insight into the sale and purchase of cattle ,weights and costings. Although you may need a translater to understand the...More

1  Thank robjuliemason
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Sadly on the day we went the sale yards were closed due to all the farmers/auctioneers being at the Brisbane show. However, they still ran the tour and gave a great oversight of how the sales are performed. We even had one of the auctioneers...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Have been to many cattle yards but none like this one. We had a guided tour of this facility which is the way to go as every thing is explained. 9,280 cattle sold on the day we were there. When in Roma this is a...More

1  Thank margotb228
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faye p
November 4, 2017|
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Response from Dave W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Faye, Yep Tuesday and Thursday mornings when we were there. Indigenous interpretive display beside the highway on the way into town from the saleyards is worth a look also. St Pauls Anglican church has an interesting... More
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Jacqueline A
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Response from Cate8867 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jacqueline From memory it's Tuesday and Thursdays in the 'winter ' which I think is approx March- Sept. I hear that the Tuesday's are bigger than the Thursday's. They said they like at least 6000 head to make the auction... More
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