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Budget Friendly Activities

The Lockyer Valley region has so much to offer and your outing does not have to cost an arm and a leg.

We have put together a list of great family friendly activities that will make for a very fun day out, so pack a picnic and head to the Lockyer!

Bird Watching

Bird Watching

Of the 850 bird species in Australia, more than 300 species have been recorded in the Lockyer Valley’s diverse and easily accessible habitats which encompass wetlands, ...

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Bushwalking

Bushwalking

The Lockyer Valley is home to several quality bushwalking locations of various difficulties. Localities include Glen Rock Regional Park, Gormans Gap and Mount Campbell, F...

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Cunningham's Crest Lookout

Cunningham's Crest Lookout

Cunningham's Crest Lookout is situated on the knoll where explorer Allan Cunningham and his party crossed in 1829. It was on this spot that he stood and named the plains ...

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Das Neumann Haus Museum

Das Neumann Haus Museum

Laidley QLD

Recognised as one of the region's best known cultural tourist attractions.

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First Coat Lockyer Valley

First Coat Lockyer Valley

In 2017 the team behind the highly successful First Coat Festival in Toowoomba curated the Lockyer Valley's first step into a coordinated large-scale mural project. The t...

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Geocaching

Geocaching

The global phenomenon activity of ‘Geocaching’ has hit the Lockyer Valley! Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity in which participants search for hidden item...

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Glen Rock State Forest Camping

Glen Rock State Forest Camping

QLD

Glen Rock State Forest is situated at the head of Tenthill Valley and adjoins the World Heritage-listed Main Range National Park. The park, thought to be named after a pr...

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Heifer Creek Cutting- Thiess Memorial

Heifer Creek Cutting- Thiess Memorial

QLD

Drive through the Thiess brothers’ spectacular first major earthworks job, carving out a huge section of stone for road access. The cutting is 104 foot deep and a remar...

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Helidon Heritage Walk

Helidon Heritage Walk

Spend an hour and walk through Helidon's past. See what used to be and what still is. The markers of famous Helidon sandstone will explain it all.

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Lake Apex Treasure Hunt

Lake Apex Treasure Hunt

QLD

The Lake Apex Treasure Hunt creates fun and laughter for families and is a great activity to learn unique facts about the area whilst enjoying the great outdoors. This is...

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Lakes Apex & Freeman Parkland

Lakes Apex & Freeman Parkland

Gatton QUEENSLAND

Come and see the birds of Gatton's beautiful lakes.

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Lockyer Valley Art Gallery

Lockyer Valley Art Gallery

Gatton

The Gallery provides exhibition space for local and visiting artists alike.

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Narda Lagoon & Lions Park

Narda Lagoon & Lions Park

QLD

Narda Lagoon and Lions Park are peaceful, relaxed location that is ideal for your next picnic destination. The park features shelter sheds, tables and seating, toilets, a...

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Schultz Lookout

Schultz Lookout

Schultz Lookout is situated in the beautiful Blenheim Hills area and boasts views of rich agricultural farmlands. Facilities include a shelter shed and picnic table. For...

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Spring Bluff Historic Railway Station

Spring Bluff Historic Railway Station

Murphy's Creek QLD

An Historic Railway Station located on the main railway line between Ipswich and Toowoomba. Beautiful landscaped gardens and picnic areas.

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Visitor Centre

Lake Apex Visitor Information 
Centre (Gatton)

Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre
34 Lake Apex Drive
Gatton 4343

Phone: +61 7 5466 3426

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday
8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday and Sunday
8.30am - 4.30pm

We are closed Christmas Day,
Boxing Day and Good Friday.

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