Ipswich is a proud historical city located 30mins west of Brisbane’s CBD and only an hour from the Gold Coast and all its attractions. Whether you are visiting Ipswich for business or pleasure there is definitely something for everyone.
Ipswich is located only 40mins west of Brisbane City and is accessible via car or public transport. Ipswich is rich in history and also provides its visitors with a great range of attractions and activities. These can include dining at cafes, restaurants, bars, taste testing and touring wineries to picking up a great bargain at the modern shopping centres.
There are numerous action packed activities such as doing fast laps around Queensland or Willowbank raceways in a supercar, taking flight in a hot air balloon, paintball fighting and cheering on your horse at Ipswich Turf Club.
While you're in town you can visit the RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Center, the Australian Motorcycle Museum, The Workshops Rail Museum and much more.
For those that like the outdoors Ipswich’s natural surroundings provide its visitors with the chance to enjoy stunning bushwalks and over 500 parks and gardens.
Ipswich is rich in history and is one of Queensland’s oldest cities. With thousands of amazing heritage sites, many of them still standing strong in the city centre it is a great place to take advantage of educational historical tours and learn more about this fascinating provincial city. Ipswich was once a city associated with coal mining, nowadays the city is open to a lot of visitors from mining towns like Dalby and Toowoomba.
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Ipswich Nature Centre
Situated within Queens Park is The Ipswich Nature Centre. Families are offered the opportunity to wander through recreated animal habitats where Australia native animals such as emus, wallabies, dingoes, cockatoos and the gorgeous southern hairy-nosed wombat can be seen.
The Queensland Raceway is home to one of Australia's leading permanent motor sport complexes. The facility offers a massive range of activities for part-time enthusiasts, race drivers and spectators.
The Workshops Rail Museum
Located in historic Ipswich you can take part in history by interacting with the hands-on exhibits, listening to colourful stories and exploring over 15 larger-than-life exhibits to discover the enormous impact rail has had on our lives.
Farm Fun Animal Nursery
A family owned, fun and interactive nursery based on their third generation farm at Rosewood. Visit on the second Sunday of each month (no bookings required) to experience all the fun!
RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre
The Centre currently has eight aircrafts, including a WWII Boston, Vietnam-era Caribou and Canberra, Mirage and Sabre fighters, Iroquois (Huey) and Sioux helicopters.
Look around the vineyard where all the grapes are carefully hand picked for premium quality. All Normanby Wines grapes are grown on site.
Queens Park is full of possibilities for kids on the move. Located in the heart of Ipswich, the park boasts a wide range of activities to keep even the most energetic occupied.
Ipswich Heritage Tour
Travel through the city centre and learn about the early history of Ipswich - Queensland's oldest provincial city.