Navigate quickly

By Rail/Bus

Translink offers a leisurely alternative for those wishing to explore the wonderful Lockyer Valley.
Catch the Ipswich train from Brisbane to Rosewood and then connect with Translink Bus route 539, enabling you to stop at destinations within the Lockyer Valley. To enquire, visit

By Road

Greyhound Australia provides daily services between Brisbane and Toowoomba, stopping at Plainland, UQ Gatton Campus, Gatton & Withcott. The service will also stop at Grantham, Helidon and Helidon Spa on request. To enquire or book, contact Greyhound on 1300 473 946 or visit

The Lockyer Valley is approximately 1 hours drive west of Brisbane or 30 minutes from Ipswich. Gatton, the regions largest town is located 40 minutes east of Toowoomba. From Brisbane, follow the Ipswich Motorway and follow Toowoomba signage, exiting onto the Warrego Highway. The Warrego Highway runs directly through the Lockyer Valley.

Need a vehicle while you are here? Budget Car Rentals in Gatton have a great selection for hire. To enquire or book, visit

Airport Transfers
The Airport Flyer is a mini-coach commuter service between Toowoomba and the Brisbane Airport. Passengers travelling to and from Gatton, and other centres on route to Brisbane, are also catered for as the service stops at a number of convenient places along the Warrego Highway. For further information visit



There are two airport options when visiting the Lockyer Valley. Fly to Brisbane Airport and in less than an hours drive you are in the region. You can also fly direct to Brisbane West Airport located near Toowoomba, with Qantas Link flights offered direct from Sydney. Brisbane West Airport is only a 30 minute drive to the region.


Contact Us

Phone: +61 7 5466 3426
Fax: +61 7 5466 3450

Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre

34 Lake Apex Drive, Gatton 4343


Subscribe to E-Newsletter


Thursday, September 20, 2018
  • 25°C Mostly sunny. Fri
  • 25°C Partly cloudy. Sat
  • 29°C Sunny. Sun
  • 26°C Possible shower. Mon

Visitor Centre

Lake Apex Visitor Information
Centre (Gatton)

Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre
34 Lake Apex Drive
Gatton QLD 4343

Phone: 07 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.