Welcome to Ipswich

You only have to venture 30 minutes from Brisbane to discover Queensland’s time-honoured heritage region, packed with surprising new adventures. It’s where historic homes meet culinary cool. Where the open road leads to beautiful countryside, dotted with unexpected delights.

Where you can float high above the rolling hills and ranges, or chopper in for lunch at a hatted restaurant. Where museums mark the time and vineyards ramble from vale to vale. The pioneering spirit remains alive in Ipswich, bringing a new wave of creativity to this beautiful heritage city.

Craft breweries let off steam in languid laneways, cheek by jowl with eclectic cafés. Art galleries invite you in for a breath of fresh air. Sculptured gardens amble through serene spaces and sprawling parks play host to the restless and the restful.

There’s a feeling in the air here, that every turn will uncover a new curiosity — and all you have to do is to be here in the moment. You’ll find diversion in diversity, with trails and tracks for motorheads and mountaineers, train lovers and theatre-goers, aviators and acrobats, ecologists and mixologists. It’s a place where you’re more than likely to encounter extraordinary experiences you were never expecting.

Discover why it’s never felt so young, and why you’ll feel it too.

Ipswich Visitor Information Centre

Located in the iconic Queens Park, the Ipswich Visitor Information Centre is operated by Ipswich City Council with two full-time staff and a team of dedicated and experienced volunteers.
We are open seven days a week – closed only on Christmas Day and Good Friday – and our friendly team are happy to assist you in making the most of your visit to Ipswich.

View of Ipswich Visitor Information Centre from Queen Victoria Parade.

Ipswich Visitor Information Centre services include:

  • free booking service for accommodation, tours, attractions and airport bus transfers
  • an extensive range of brochures on Ipswich, surrounding regions, Queensland and Northern New South Wales
  • souvenirs and gift items
  • local arts and crafts
  • Internet access

We are also an agent for TICKETMASTER and TICKETEK.

Opened in 2003, the modern facilities in the Queenslander-style Centre include:

  • customer parking – cars, motorhomes, coaches/buses
  • toilets
  • showers (please provide your own toiletries and towels)
  • cafe for light refreshments
  • wide verandahs

Bus Groups Welcome
If you’re planning a group bus trip to Ipswich, we can arrange for a local guide (bookings essential) to provide commentary on your city tour.  We can also provide a scrumptious morning tea or you are welcome to use our facilities and bring your own.  Either way, to avoid double bookings, we would appreciate hearing from you at least 14 days in advance.

You can call us on (07) 3281 0555
or send an email to [email protected].