Well, as I learned, there are a tonne of great things to see and do in Ipswich. So, Brisbane and Gold Coast, this blog post is for you. Here are a few things you probably didn’t know you could do in Ipswich!
Not long after moving to Ipswich, I invested in a decent camera (another great decision) and one that had me out seeking places to capture. Photography in Ipswich is ever changing and very interesting and never too late to start.
One of the most haunted places in Ipswich is St Mary's church, where a soul is believed to haunt the building. That's just one of the spine tingling stories, from the city's past. Find out about Ipswich's Most Haunted.
Located within heritage listed Queens Park, the Nerima Gardens is an unique attraction that celebrates two cultures; Japanese and Australian flora and design elements combine harmoniously to create a place of intrigue, beauty and tranquility that is highlighted on this exciting tour.
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.
Discover White Rock Spring Mountain Conservation Estate at dusk. Meet the furry locals and their feathery friends on this rare opportunity to explore the estate as the sun goes down on a guided walking tour to explore the Great Trails of Ipswich. Group bookings available for future dates.
The Ipswich Historical Society will hold Family Fun Days in 2021. Discover the Heritage Centre at your own leisure and see old world trades like blacksmithing and textile arts and craft with the spinners and weavers. Experience being in school back in the day and complete chores by doing the laundry and helping in the kitchen. Book ahead to secure your tickets. Bookings essential.
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!
Travel back in time and meet living history characters. Take a delightful walking tour of Ipswich Cemetery to meet forefathers of yesteryear such as Benjamin Cribb, Col Charles George Gray and Dr von Lossberg. You will be surprised at what they get up to when nigh is near... Afterwards, join them for a meet and greet over cuppa and cakes.
Soak in the serenity as Nature transitions from day to night...our late afternoon bushwalk will take us through a range of interesting habitats and landscape features, at the end of the walk arrive at a lookout near White Rock and watch the Moonrise.
A walking tour of the Ipswich General Cemetery with cemetery historian, Tracey Olivieri and professional historian, Chris Dawson - authors of ‘In Heavenly Garb: The Headstones of Ipswich General Cemetery’.
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.