Things To Do
How to get to Lockyer Valley
Nestled at the foot of the Great Dividing Range, the Lockyer Valley is the perfect place for a relaxing weekend to unwind and enjoy interesting places, clean open spaces and a variety of activities that the whole family will enjoy. Less than an hour’s drive from Brisbane, it’s a region rich with a laid-back atmosphere and stunning valley views. Enjoy the perfect mix of town and country living, with everything from markets, galleries and restaurants serving fresh produce straight from the paddock to your plate, to hot air ballooning, skydiving, bird watching and stunning national parks.
Lockyer Valley is famous for its rich natural scenery - it's the perfect destination to leave the phone at home and take in the beautiful landscapes.
Get a taste of the farming life in Lockyer Valley with a range of different farm-stays and day trips to try out.
Lockyer Valley has a rich history that has been carefully preserved for visitors to explore.
Come along to the Annual Fossil Downs Bush Rodeo and enjoy barrels, bulls and music.
Visit Laidley on a Friday morning and browse the stalls of the Laidley Village Markets.
Held on the third Saturday of every month, browse through the local stalls that include plants, preserves, local fruit and vegetables, clothing and much, much more.
Browse the stalls of the Ferrari Park Markets on the fourth Saturday of each month.
Browse the stalls of the Ma Ma Creek Markets on the second Saturday of the month.
Calling all history buffs - Cunningham's Crest Lookout is a must-see!
Murphy's Creek Adventures is an innovative outdoor education and adventure company.
Specialising in the creation of unique pieces of artwork.
Glen Rock State Forest adjoins the World Heritage-listed Main Range National Park.
Preston Peak Wines is a family-owned boutique winery in Toowoomba. Operating since 1994, the winery has grown in size and reputation, now producing 3500 cases annually and receiving more than 20,000 visitors to the cellar door each year.
For an authentic Italian experience at your doorstep, Caffe Sorella is the genuine choice. Originally a grocery store, it is now a cafe where you can enjoy delicious Merlo coffee sitting among stunning vintage furniture. If you close your eyes, it will feel like the cobblestone streets of Rome!