Best of Mourilyan Queensland Businesses

Best of Mourilyan Queensland Businesses

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About Mourilyan

A rural town under the local government area of Cassowary Coast Regional Council of Queensland, Mourilyan is located 8 kilometres south of Innisfail, 96 kilometres south of Cairns, 142 kilometres southwest of Mareeba and 1,586 kilometres northwest of Brisbane. In 1872, Captain John Moresby named the town after one of his officers, Lieutenant Mourilyan. A settlement with an extensive history in the sugar industry, the Mourilyan Sugar Company was founded in the early 1880. Its sugar mill was built in 1882 and completed two years later, making it one of the oldest in Australia. In 2006, Cyclone Larry crossed the Queensland coast and passed by the area 10 kilometres north of Mourilyan, causing substantial damage to several houses and destroyed the sugar mill, which was then still the town’s main source of employment. Even so, Mourilyan’s sweet legacy lives on in the Australian Sugar Industry Museum, now the town’s main attraction, which features a number of relics from the sugar farming history of North Queensland.

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Locals are talking of these Mourilyan Businesses

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Babinda Automotive & 4X4
Davy Built
Steffi’s Upholstery
Currajah Hotel

Locally recommended restaurants near Mourilyan

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Currajah Hotel
Goodness wrapped in a great country pub
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Restaurants · Innisfail
Roscoe’s Piazza
Stop in for a delicious meal today
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Restaurants · Innisfail
Brothers Leagues Club Innisfail
Cead Mile Failte - Hundred Thousand Welcome
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Restaurants · Innisfail
Reef’s Restaurant
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There are plenty of things to do in Mourilyan

Discover more about the area with these local businesses.
Things to Do · Mourilyan
Australian Sugar Industry Museum
Experience the heritage & drama of Australia’s sugar industry
Things to Do · Innisfail
Innisfail & District Historical Society
Things to Do · Innisfail
Kirrama Wildlife Tours
Wildlife tour company in Innisfail
Things to Do · Innisfail
Snapping Tours
Guided Johnstne River cruises in the heart of Innisfail
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