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Roma Cattle Saleyards

Warrego Highway | Turn off Warrego Highway about 3km east of Roma, Roma, Queensland 4455, Australia
+61 7 4622 2325
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When planning a visit to Roma, make sure you’re there on a Tuesday or Thursday morning, so that you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AustraliaJan
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Brisbane, Australia
Great Tour

This tour is free. It is very informative and is also interesting for children. The guides are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
narellemillward
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Brisbane, Australia
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Warrego Highway | Turn off Warrego Highway about 3km east of Roma, Roma, Queensland 4455, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When planning a visit to Roma, make sure you’re there on a Tuesday or Thursday morning, so that you can go on a free guided tour of the biggest saleyards in the Southern Hemisphere. Be there by 8:15am for an 8.30 start. As a city...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is free. It is very informative and is also interesting for children. The guides are friendly and fun. Great for families!

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Maranoa Regiona... C, Public Relations Manager at Roma Cattle Saleyards, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Narelle we are so pleased you enjoyed the tour of the saleyards, and that the children enjoyed it also. We agree the volunteer guides are pretty awesome :-)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting and a credit to the volunteers who make this a very entertaining 1-2 hours. Lots of photo opportunities. An 08:15 arrival for an 08:30 start on Tuesdays or Thursdays. We had 100+ independent travellers on our visit. Leave your dog at "home' /...More

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Maranoa Regiona... C, Public Relations Manager at Roma Cattle Saleyards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Roma Saleyards and took lots of great photos. Feel free to put some of your fav pics up here on TripAdvisor, we would love to see them.

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

Called in Wednesday morning sale underway and enjoyed the experience. Much the same as Victoria just a bigger set up.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We were told that Roma Saleyards are the biggest in the southern hemisphere ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​and is the largest livestock selling centre in Australia.so we thought we had better take a look. There are buyers and sellers from all over Queensland and Australia. It was truly fascinating!!...More

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Maranoa Regiona... C, Public Relations Manager at Roma Cattle Saleyards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting Roma, and joining a Saleyards Tour, we are thrilled you enjoyed it. It is a real eye opener to be there on sale day.

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We had cattle for many years and so a visit to the Roma Saleyards was a must. I was astonished at the scale of the place and it was impressive to see how smoothly the processes were managed. We had no trouble finding our way...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We had been told about this opportunity and were so pleased we made the effort. Fascinating watching how the system works, separating and weighing the cattle and then witnessing auctions. My husband was surprised that it was not really smelly!

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Reviewed 23 January 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 8 January 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

Thank Jan804
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Reviewed 13 November 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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faye p
4 November 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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