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’s 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.