Queens Park is one of the oldest parks in Queensland and it’s easy to see why it’s a popular destination: the free mini zoo, Japanese gardens, Environmental Education Centre and cafe are all located on site in the heart of the city of Ipswich.
With over 42 species and around 200 animals in care - dingoes, bilbies, wallabies, water dragons and a whole petting zoo - the Ipswich Nature Centre , located in beautiful Queens Park is an unmissable experience.
Just 20 minutes from the Ipswich Central Business District and 45 minutes from the Brisbane Central Business District, the Hardings Paddock campground is perfect for a weekend getaway for the whole family.
The next school holiday sessions are open for bookings. Learn wonderful new facts about the animals and meet new furry and feathered friends on this special VIP walking tour. You may have walked through the centre a hundred times , but have you ever seen it like this? Join our friendly guides who will give you amazing insights into the Ipswich Nature Centre and its cute residents.
Book your next excursion with Discover Ipswich. Enjoy a historic walking tour of the CBD or learn more about our flora and fauna with an Aimals Encounter at Ipswich Nature Centre tour. Plan your school trip with our friendly team at the Ipswich Visitor Information Centre and get your students wanting to learn when they enjoy a day out with our fun, informative guides!