Coominya Accommodation, Hotels, Tours & Information

Refine Search

To select multiple items, Ctrl-Click (or Cmd-Click on Mac)





Coominya

We do not currently have any general information about Coominya. To find out more about the area try the following locations:

Coominya: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Fernvale Murals


The Fernvale Murals were conceived as a community project to help re-establish pride and confidence in the town after the trauma of the 2011 floods. There are three murals located around the Fernvale Memorial Park along the Brisbane Valley Highway. The design of the murals is not intended to show the town exactly as it was, but rather to illustrate the life of the growing community. The buildings seen in the murals are taken from photographs of actual building which stood in Fernvale in the early days, some of which can still be seen in the town today.




1483 Brisbane Valley Highway
Fernvale, QLD, 4306

Located 16.4K from Coominya

Savages Crossing


Looking for a quiet spot to drop a line or take the canoe or kayak out for a spin? Fish where the locals fish and visit Savages Crossing. Located along Banks Creek Rd, its just a short five minute drive from the township of Fernvale. The crossing is a beautiful spot where you can get back to nature and unwind in this tranquil creek setting. Catch a fish or go for a paddle in your kayak or canoe, you won't be disappointed!




Banks Creek Rd
Fernvale, QLD, 4306

Located 17.4K from Coominya

Esk War Memorial and Esk Memorial Park


An opulent bronze, marble and sandstone cenotaph has stood in Esk since 1921, even though it took another 58 years for the surrounding park to be proclaimed as a memorial reserve.

The foundation stone was laid in December 1920 by Colonel Graham Butler, the original medical officer who landed with the Queensland 9th Battalion at Gallipoli.

The Esk Patriotic Committee had started fundraising in 1916. They needed ?885, a high price for a community paying a high human cost. Of the 545 men from the Esk district who enlisted, 83 died.

All the names are captured on this monument. Fixed bronze plates on the base bear the names of the dead. The others' names appear on huge bronze plates fixed to recessed marble panels.

Designed by Georg Brockwell Gill of Ipswich, the stonework was executed by masons Frank Williams and Co. Art metalwork was supplied by Wunderlich Ltd of Sydney.

The memorial park, proclaimed in 1979, was extended four years later. It now includes a stone memorial to Captain Patrick Logan, commandant of the Moreton Bay Penal Settlement who was murdered while exploring the Brisbane Valley in 1830, and plaques honouring those who died in WWII and post-1945 conflicts.




Ipswich Street
Esk, QLD, 4312

Located 18.6K from Coominya

Coominya: Events

Fernvale Country Markets


The Fernvale Country Markets take place every Sunday at the Fernvale State Primary School on the Brisbane Valley Highway, Fernvale. Enjoy a Sunday morning drive into Fernvale and take a relaxing stroll around the markets as your shop for locally grown fruit and vegetables, hand made gifts and wares and other fun market stalls.


Event Dates
2017
      22nd Oct
      29th Oct
      5th Nov
      12th Nov
      19th Nov
      26th Nov
      3rd Dec
      10th Dec
      17th Dec
      24th Dec
      31st Dec
2018
      7th Jan
      14th Jan
      21st Jan
      28th Jan
      4th Feb
      11th Feb
      18th Feb
      25th Feb
      4th Mar
      11th Mar
      18th Mar
      25th Mar
      1st Apr
      8th Apr
      15th Apr
      22nd Apr
      29th Apr
      6th May
      13th May
      20th May
      27th May
      3rd Jun
      10th Jun
      17th Jun
      24th Jun
      1st Jul
      8th Jul
      15th Jul
      22nd Jul
      29th Jul
      5th Aug
      12th Aug
      19th Aug
      26th Aug
      2nd Sep
      9th Sep


1605 Brisbane Valley Highway
Fernvale, QLD, 4306

Located 14.8K from Coominya

Fernvale Country Markets


The Fernvale Country Markets take place every Sunday at the Fernvale State Primary School on the Brisbane Valley Highway, Fernvale. Enjoy a Sunday morning drive into Fernvale and take a relaxing stroll around the markets as your shop for locally grown fruit and vegetables, hand made gifts and wares and other fun market stalls.


Event Dates
2017
      22nd Oct
      29th Oct
      5th Nov
      12th Nov
      19th Nov
      26th Nov
      3rd Dec
      10th Dec
      17th Dec
      24th Dec
      31st Dec
2018
      7th Jan
      14th Jan
      21st Jan
      28th Jan
      4th Feb
      11th Feb
      18th Feb
      25th Feb
      4th Mar
      11th Mar
      18th Mar
      25th Mar
      1st Apr
      8th Apr
      15th Apr
      22nd Apr
      29th Apr
      6th May
      13th May
      20th May
      27th May
      3rd Jun
      10th Jun
      17th Jun
      24th Jun
      1st Jul
      8th Jul
      15th Jul
      22nd Jul
      29th Jul
      5th Aug
      12th Aug
      19th Aug
      26th Aug
      2nd Sep
      9th Sep


1605 Brisbane Valley Highway
Fernvale, QLD, 4306

Located 14.8K from Coominya

Minden Live Music Festival


Massive Weekend of Live Music.

Six bands headliners the Angels Tribute Band on Friday Night and Led Zeppelin Tribute Band on Saturday Night, with three nights' accommodation from AUD75 for the full festival.

This is an indoor event in a huge airy hall with no noise restrictions.
Bring your own drinks and food (there will be a hot food trailer, there may be other food and drink vendors it depends on the events numbers).

Below is the approximate starting times, there may be changes if more bands are added to the lineup.

Matchbox 20 Show Friday Night 7.30pm
Angels Tribute Friday Night 8.30pm
Stone Cold Band Saturday Afternoon 1pm
Support Band TBA Saturday Night
Led Zeppelin Tribute Saturday Night 8.30pm
Jukebox Heroes Sunday Afternoon 1pm

There will be a communal catering kitchen and barbecue, cold room and freezers, salt water swimming pool, netball and volley ball courts.

Keeping Live Music Alive.


Event Dates
2017
      10th Nov
      11th Nov
      12th Nov
      13th Nov
      13th Nov


25 Boughens Rd
Minden, QLD, 4311

Located 18.7K from Coominya

Plainland Markets


Come along to the Plainland Markets at Plainland Hotel, Plainland, from 7am to 2pm. Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of their local country markets. You'll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies.


Event Dates
2017
      19th Nov
      17th Dec
2018
      18th Feb
      18th Mar
      15th Apr
      20th May
      17th Jun


Porters Plainland
Plainland, QLD, 4341

Located 20.8K from Coominya

Miguel's Cooking School


Food, Fun and Feasting!

Spend the morning cooking with celebrity chef Miguel Maestre using delicious Lockyer Valley produce, followed by a sit-down lunch, where you will tase and enjoy fabulous food that has been grown by people with passion.

This is a hands-on, small, intimate group cooking class with Miguel, where you will learn to recreate his dishes in your own home.


Event Dates
2017
      22nd Oct


5 Faith Avenue
Plainland, QLD, 4341

Located 21.4K from Coominya

Coominya: Travel Tips

Fernvale Visitor Information Centre


Conveniently located along the Brisbane Valley Highway, the Fernvale Visitor Information Centre provides a warm welcome to those travelling to the Somerset region. The Fernvale Futures Complex, which houses the Visitor Information Centre, was opened in September of 2006 and was built on the site of the old Fernvale Railway Station, in a style reminiscent of the old station house. Visitors are greeted by a friendly group of volunteer tourism ambassadors who's local knowledge and home-grown tales will sure to delight both domestic and international guests. During your visit you may purchase fishing and boating permits and collect a wide range of maps, brochures and flyers to help you prepare for your adventure through the Somerset region.




1483 Brisbane Valley Highway
Fernvale, QLD, 4306

Located 16.9K from Coominya

Esk Visitor Information Centre


Nestled along the Brisbane Valley Highway, the Esk Visitor Information Centre provides a friendly greeting to those seeking real country, real adventure, really close to Brisbane.

The quaint cottage-style building reflects the country hospitality that visitors experience from the friendly group of volunteer tourism ambassadors who revel in sharing their local knowledge and colourful tales. The Esk Visitor Information Centre is home to Glenn Rock Gallery where an array of locally created arts and crafts is on display. Somerset artists change the exhibition monthly so there is always something new to see.

While at the centre you can purchase fishing and boating permits and collect a range of maps, brochures and flyers to help prepare you for your journey through Somerset.




82 Ipswich Street
Esk, QLD, 4312

Located 18.3K from Coominya

Coominya Map

Coominya Map - Legend
Multiple Hotels
Hotel
Click on the map markers for more information. Hover over the map to zoom in & out or see satellite & terrain views.