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Samford Valley: 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 3.5K from Samford Valley

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 6.6K from Samford Valley

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 9.6K from Samford Valley

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 11.0K from Samford Valley

D'Aguilar National Park


D'Aguilar National Park is a huge, diverse park of scribbly gums and lush rainforest, sprawling over the hills and Mountains at Brisbane's back door. From the parks information centre join in a fun and informative Connect with Nature activity, or explore the wildlife displays at the South East Queensland Wildlife Centre. Enjoy great lookouts, walking tracks and picnic areas, also remote secluded camp sites for experienced walkers and navigators. At Jolly's lookout (wheelchair accessible), cook a barbecue while taking in the views over Samford Valley and listening to early morning birdsong. At Boombana, take a short rainforest walk among strangler figs and climbing vines.

In the northern section of the park inspect the remains of the antique sawmill in the Gantry day-use area. Fit walkers can hike the Somerset trail to enjoy views of Somerset and Wivenhoe lakes. The rockpool at Rocky Hole is surrounded by eucalypt forest and is a great place for a cooling swim in summer. Campers can stay at Neurum Creek or the more remote Archer campground (four-wheel-drive access only).

This huge park is a treasure trove close to Brisbane, offering a circuit drive of 90 minutes through a range of natural habitats.




Walkabout Creek Visitors Centre,
60 Mount Nebo Road
The Gap, QLD, 4061

Located 11.0K from Samford Valley

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 12.8K from Samford Valley

Samford Valley: Events

Art with Altitude


The annual Art with Altitude exhibition on Mount Glorious will exhibit the artworks by many well-known artists from the creative communities of Mount Glorious and Mount Nebo.

Artworks for sale will include a variety of media- oil, watercolour and acrylic paintings, sculpture, jewellery, ceramics, glass-work, pen and ink drawings, photography, fine furniture and fibre-art.
There will also be a range of market stalls and some coffee and snacks available.


Event Dates
2016
      19th Nov
      20th Nov


1874 Mt Glorious Rd
Mount Glorious, QLD, 4520

Located 9.2K from Samford Valley

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 10.9K from Samford Valley

South East Queenland Trail Running Series presented by The North Face - Round 1 Enoggera Reservoir


8 epic events across 8 epic locations!

The 2016/17 South East Queensland Trail Running Series - presented by The North Face gives runners of all abilities the opportunity to explore some of the most scenic trail runs that the region has to offer. Each event is open to both seasoned and beginner trail runners and will comprise of both a short (between 6 and 13km) and long course (between 10 and 20km) option. It's the perfect way to get the body moving on a Sunday morning with a coffee van to greet the runners across the line and provide a relaxed atmosphere to kick back and cheer the other runners home.

Series points will be on offer as well as age-category points and random prizes.


Event Dates
2016
      16th Oct


1348 Waterworks Road,
56 Currumbin Creek Rd
Enoggera Reservoir, QLD, 4520

Located 11.7K from Samford Valley

Samford Valley: 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 3.6K from Samford Valley

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