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Getting To Ipswich
Top 10 things to do in Ipswich
30km, 30-minute drive from Brisbane CBD
Ipswich has a rich history as well as a vibrant cultural scene, making it an ideal destination for a weekend drive. Queensland’s oldest provincial city provides a well-preserved link to the past through gracious old buildings, beautiful parks and a creatively quirky food and shopping precinct, known to locals as the Top of Town. Start with coffee or brunch before heading out to explore more than 5000ha of parkland and conservation estates by foot, bike or horse.
Older than the city of Brisbane, Ipswich is just a half-hour drive but a world away in terms of things to do, places to explore and heritage to uncover.
The food and drink scene in Ipswich has grown, offering everything from cafes to bars, breweries and restaurants.
For those who haven’t been to Queensland’s oldest provincial city, you’re in for an experience that spans from exploring its heritage-listed beauty to full-on family fun.
For those who like to take it easy in the morning with a freshly brewed coffee and a sweet or savoury treat to banish the hunger pangs, you can’t go past one of these cafes in Ipswich.
Discover the old world charm of Ipswich’s heritage through the historical parks and gardens, galleries and established antique stores that scatter the city.
Ipswich has a variety of accommodation styles to suit all tastes and budgets. Rest your head on a plush pillow at one of these hotels, homestays or bed & breakfasts and wake up fresh the next morning, ready to explore.
Beer and gourmet food lovers travel from near and far to Pumpyard Bar and Brewery in the eclectic Top of Town area of the Ipswich
Are you up for the Challenge?
Experience the thrill of a lifetime driving a Holden or Ford V8 Race Car around the infamous Queensland Raceway
Taking the Racing off the streets and onto the circuit. Roll Racing Brisbane will be all the street style racing you can handle without the
Savage Custom Knives is happy to announce we're offering knife classes! No experience required!
Have you ever thought about making your own knife?
An Evening to display your pride and joy and enjoy the company of fellow car enthusiasts with
trophies handed out and Cardi Gras Merchandise for
The Fernvale Country Markets take place every Sunday at the Fernvale State Primary School on the Brisbane Valley Highway, Fernvale.
Queensland Raceway regularly hosts Friday Night Drift Practice which provides top drivers a chance to test new setups and equipment but more so an opportunity
Have your cards read with a 5th generation clairvoyant/cartomancer within the serene grounds at the Soul Nook Collective.
Be serenaded each Saturday with live music at The Soul Nook Collective.
Sit under the shady trees relaxing with a beverage and a sweet treat
Nestled under the trees with lots of charm, you can sit back and relax in their comfy cane chair settings.