Discover magic, history, and timeless fun in the birthplace of the creator of Mary Poppins!
Maryborough, Queensland has a unique link to the world’s most famous nanny that no other place in the world can claim.
It is the¬†birthplace of¬†Mary Poppins author P. L Travers whose beloved novels were¬†brilliantly adapted for the popular Disney¬†movie of the same name and the award winning musical.
Maryborough¬†celebrates¬†its¬†connection to Mary Poppins in many¬†ways.
The annual Mary Poppins Festival¬†is believed to be first in the world to celebrate Mary Poppins and the success of her creator.
Maryborough‚Äôs riverside parks and heritage streetscapes provide a perfect setting for the festival¬†with a range of other magical Mary experiences guaranteed to delight both¬†young and old.