A picturesque retreat into nature seven kilometres from the Ipswich Central Business District is the peaceful Kholo Gardens at Pine Mountain. It's an unexpected delight to explore with its lush gardens, crystal clear lily pond, bush walks and open spaces.
Located 20 minutes drive from the Ipswich City, the Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate covers over 2,200 hectares. The conservation estate supports extensive forests and rugged volcanic peaks and slopes including Flinders Peak, Mt Blaine, Mt Catherine and Mt Goolman.
From mining heritage to downhill mountain biking, Castle Hill offers an experience unlike anything else in the region. With over 15 International Mountain Biking Association rated trails ranging from easy to very difficult, Castle Hill is suitable for riders of all abilities and is an iconic riding destination in Ipswich.
If you’ve been there, done that and already hiked the most famous faces of the greater Brisbane region - Mt Barney, Mt Warning or Mt Maroon - it’s time to lace up your hiking boots and set your GPS to Ipswich.