The best cool weather experiences in Ipswich…

The best of Ipswich in Autumn...
01 Mar 2023
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

It’s not too hot, it’s not too cold, Autumn is just right in the City of Ipswich to get outside and explore…

Explore the great outdoors

Ever hiked to the top of Flinders Peak?  Now’s the perfect time to get outdoors and explore nature.  We have a variety of hikes and walks available in Ipswich. From easy boardwalks to advanced hikes with rock scrambles.   Explore them all here.  

Take a drive to the country

The Llama Farm ponies

Pull on your boots and get exploring hobby farms, producers and country towns.  There are some amazing farmers who happily open their gates and welcome visitors to come and experience the country life firsthand.  Plan your country drive here

Indulge in decadent desserts

Candied pork belly with homemade waffles, butterscotch caramel and smoked vanilla ice cream

If you have a sweet tooth, love a lolly or like to indulge then you’ll want to add these cafés and restaurants to your list of places to visit.  Picture cabinets full of tarts, muffins, donuts and cakes all waiting to be tasted by you!  Taste testers visit here. 

Treat mum for Mother’s Day

If you want to treat your mum this Mother’s Day (Sunday May 14) we’ve got a few ideas. Whether you’d prefer to share an indulgent meal, take her boutique shopping, spend the day in total relaxation, or book in a bucket list adventure, let us show you some great options on offer in Ipswich.  Check out our ultimate Mother’s Day gift guide here.

Easter school holiday fun

Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway

If you’re staying at home or visiting friends and family in Ipswich this Easter, there’s plenty to see and do.  Australia in Space is still showing at The Workshops Rail Museum with some amazing interactive exhibits. You can also book your kids in for an art class, visit Queensland largest herd of Llamas or do activities at the Ipswich Art Gallery.  Find a list of places to visit here.

Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy showing tourists around, blogging or hanging out with his cute and fluffy mates at the Nature Centre, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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