Blackwater Central Motel
Blackwater's most beautifully appointed motel
Blackwater Central Motel is a welcoming, clean, and modern motel which provides guests with a comfortable home away from home experience. Double glazing ensures there is no noise disturbance from the main rail line through the town and each room has dual lock up cupboards for workers sharing accommodation on rotating rosters to leave personal belongings for their next trip. Continental Breakfast is included in all room rates.
Executive Queen Room
Perfect for the corporate guest or couples, our spacious, modern Executive Queen Rooms feature one Queen Bed, free Wi-Fi, LCD TV with AUSTAR, tea & coffee making facilities, air-conditioning, desk/table and en-suite with shower.
Executive Twin Room
Ideal for a small family or friends/colleagues wanting to share. The Executive Twin Rooms contain one Queen Bed and one Single Bed, FREE Wi-Fi, LCD TV with AUSTAR, tea & coffee making facilities, air-conditioning, desk/table and ensuite with shower.
Our One-Bedroom Apartments are perfect for those longer visits. With kitchen facilities, lounge area, dining table, separate bedroom with one Queen Bed and ensuite, you will feel right at home. All standard amenities are also featured including free Wi-Fi, LCD TV with AUSTAR, tea & coffee making facilities, air-conditioning and a desk/table.
Accessible Executive Queen Room
Our Accessible Executive Queen rooms contain one Queen Bed and are fully wheelchair accessible. Feautures include free Wi-Fi, LCD TV with AUSTAR, tea & coffee making facilities, air-conditioning, desk/table and ensuite with roll in shower, grab rails and shower chair.
Blackwater International Coal Centre
During your visit to the BICC you can explore the Past, Present and Future inside the Australian Coal Mining Museum that showcases interactive media displays, exhibits and simulators. Be astounded by the magnificence of life size machinery, replicated mini-mining displays and view our impressive historical timeline spanning 50 metres!
The Blackwater Lions Park is a wide grassy area with good amenities and a BBQ as you would expect from any Lions Park.
It is also surrounded with fully loaded flagpoles around its perimeter. They are loaded with the flags of 37 nations whose citizens came to establish the mining industry here. It is one of the largest displays of multi-national flags in the world.
There is also an old steam locomotive displayed in the park, which should get the kids (both young and old) excited.
The Japanese Gardens in Blackwater are reputed to be the best of its kind in Queensland. The gardens mark the relationship between Blackwater and its sister city, Fujisawa in Japan.
A children's playground has been constructed adjacent to the Japanese Garden, and the area also features a tourist information centre, restored steam locomotive and a developing mining equipment display.
A children's playground has been constructed adjacent to the Japanese Garden, and the area also features a tourist information centre, restored steam locomotive and, a developing mining equipment display.
Blackwater Conservation Park
Blackwater Conservation Area opened in 2002 and is one of BREC's renowned conservation areas. The naturalized park offers two large fishing lakes, nature trails and pavilion with restrooms. The trees on the 57.48 acre site represent native species such as: Bald Cypress, Tupelo Gum, Cottonwood, River Birch, Red Mulberry, Persimmon, Pines and Oaks.