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Closeburn: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Samford District Historical Museum Society Incorporated


The Samford District Historical Museum boasts a comprehensive collection of buildings of local significance and purpose built replicas. There's also an Aboriginal kippa-making ceremony diorama as well as displays featuring local rural industries, horse-drawn transport, Ferny Grove to Dayboro railway (1918 to 1955), education and domestic life.

Groups, by prior arrangement, can be entertained with demonstrations of old-time working with timber skills, blacksmithing, olden day school and more.

Researchers will be amazed at the reference collection of photographs, published local history books, newspaper cuttings, historical maps and other files covering Samford district's growth and changes since the mid 1850s to current times. The rustic and rural buildings also provide ideal settings for wedding photos.




Station Street
Samford, QLD, 4520

Located 5.2K from Closeburn

Morelia Track, Manorina


On a clear day, the Morelia Track, Manorina offers spectacular views as far as the sparkling white sand hills of Moreton Island. Walk from the picnic area through tall open forest to the summit of Mount Nebo. Patches of rainforest along the way provide a cool contrast to the more open forest and pockets of cabbage tree palm rainforest.

At the end of the walk there are large granite boulders on which to sit and ponder, and perhaps plan your next walk.





Brisbane Forest Park,
Mount Nebo Road
The Gap, QLD, 4061

Located 10.3K from Closeburn

Brisbane Tramway Museum


Take a trip back in time to when trams were the lifeblood of Brisbane City. See why they were so popular with the people of Brisbane and discover why many cities are returning to this viable form of public transportation. Rediscover the romance that Brisbane has lost, but not forgotten.

At the Brisbane Tramway Museum you can ride on Brisbane's preserved trams in a bushland settings and
Inspect restored trams and other reminders of Brisbane's tramway era.





50 Tramway Street
Ferny Grove, QLD, 4055

Located 11.5K from Closeburn

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum


The Pine Rivers Heritage Museum is set amongst the graceful landscape of Old Petrie Town, just to the north of Brisbane. Staff encourage visitors to explore the historic character of the Pine Rivers district through their permanent and ever-changing special displays.

The Museum is fully air-conditioned and there is always something new to see as they seek to build one of the best regional museums in Queensland. An animated theatrette provides an entertaining overview of the development of Pine Rivers.

Other displays include the Old Schoolroom, Yebri House, and supplying the Building Trade, while the stories of our explorers and early settlers provide colour and fascinating detail to their tale. One of their most significant displays is the Skyring Clocks, a collection of unique handmade 'skeleton' clocks which show their inside workings. Several times a year the Pine Rivers Heritage Museum creates or hosts new temporary exhibitions on a variety of themes.




Dayboro Road,
Old Petrie Town
Whiteside, QLD, 4503

Located 11.6K from Closeburn

Samford Conservation Park and Bunyaville Conservation Park


Samford Conservation Park and Bunyaville Conservation Park protect a community of spotted gums found only in the Brisbane region. Dry rainforest and freshwater ponds along seasonally flowing creeks also feature. Enjoy the Bunyaville track. Have a barbecue at the wheelchair-accessible picnic area. Ride your horse or bicycle. Dogs on leash are allowed, except where signs prohibit them. Education Queensland operates an environmental education centre in Bunyaville Conservation Park, with informative programs for schools and the public (bookings are required).




Samford Forest Reserve and Bunyaville Forest Reserve
Samford, QLD, 4520

Located 12.6K from Closeburn

Walkabout Creek


Walkabout Creek features a visitor centre, the South East Queensland Wildlife Centre and a wedding/conference centre and cafe. The Walkabout Creek Visitor Centre provides detailed information on D'Aguilar National Park and also showcases many of South East Queensland's national parks through a virtual lookout platform that provides a spectacular panoramic viewing experience.

The South East Queensland Wildlife Centre showcases some of the incredible biodiversity of South East Queensland and is home to various reptiles, amphibians, birds, fish and mammals. It features nocturnal wildlife in a night-house and also has a walk-through aviary. The wildlife centre is one of the few wildlife displays exhibiting one of the world's most fascinating mammals-the platypus. The wildlife centre is open 9.00 am to 4.30 pm, seven days a week, with the exception of some public holidays.

Walkabout Creek's Connect with Nature program offers a range of nature-based activities and events every season for families at Walkabout Creek; and a school's program featuring environmental education activities, designed to suit the Australian curriculum.





Walkabout Creek Visitors Centre,
D'Aguilar National Park,
60 Mount Nebo Road
The Gap, QLD, 4061

Located 14.1K from Closeburn

Closeburn: Events

Australian Premier League - APL04


The Australian Premier League is the most exciting and engaging lawn bowls competition on the planet. Now in its fourth year, the APL features eight licensed teams, including Adelaide Endurance, Brisbane Gold, Gold Coast Hawks, Murray Steamers, Melbourne Roys, New Zealand Blackjacks, Perth Suns and Sydney Lions.

The event is shown live on Fox Sports, with 20 hours of live broadcast coverage from 5.00pm-10.00pm AEST over the fours days of competition. The competition returns to Brisbane's Club Pine Rivers again this year, and you can watch all the action rink-side.


Event Dates
2016
      8th Nov
      9th Nov
      10th Nov
      11th Nov


Cnr Sparkes and Francis Rd,
281 Darebin Road
Bray Park, QLD, 4500

Located 7.1K from Closeburn

Brisbane International Garden Show


Brisbane International Garden Show will be held over four days at Pine Rivers Park, just 20 minutes drive from Brisbane Central Business District.

This event will showcase the unique Queensland gardening style in a relaxed parkland setting. Visitors will be impressed by the huge variety of spring plants on display by more than 40 nurseries. Wander the small and large garden displays and see the stunning results of the high quality landscape garden competition. Gather tips and advice on sustainable growing techniques at the Organic Kitchen Garden.

Be inspired by the many and varied talks and workshops delivered by leading experts. Visit the Plant Clinic for expert advice on gardening problems and plant identification. Enjoy the roving entertainment, children's activities and scrumptious food. Brisbane International Garden Show is the perfect day out for novice and passionate gardeners - an event for all ages.


Event Dates
2016
      6th Oct
      7th Oct
      8th Oct
      9th Oct


Pine Rivers Park
Strathpine, QLD, 4500

Located 13.1K from Closeburn

Closeburn: Travel Tips

Samford Visitor Information Centre


The Samford Visitor Information Centre is located on Main St, Samford Village. This accredited visitor information centre offers a one stop shop for travel information including maps, brochures, and itineraries. Staffed by skilled and knowledgeable locals, the Samford Visitor Information Centre can provide advice on the things to see, things to do and where to eat. Discuss with the friendly staff your travel plans or make a booking.




Main Street
Samford Valley, QLD, 4520

Located 5.4K from Closeburn

Pine Rivers Visitor Information Centre


The Pine Rivers Visitor Information Centre is located on the corner of Gympie Road and Strathpine Road in Strathpine.

This accredited visitor information centre offers a one stop shop for travel information including maps, brochures, and itineraries. Staffed by skilled and knowledgeable locals, the Pine Rivers Visitor Information Centre can provide advice on the things to see, things to do and where to eat. Discuss with the friendly staff your travel plans or make a booking.

Special day trip itineraries for self drive or walking tours available free of charge. Call in and see their friendly volunteers for all the local information




220 Gympie Road
Strathpine, QLD, 4500

Located 12.7K from Closeburn

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