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Upper Kedron: Where To Go / Sightseeing

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 1.7K from Upper Kedron

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. From the information centre join in a fun and informative Connect with Nature activity, or explore the wildlife displays at the 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. 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 for 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.




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

Located 3.5K from Upper Kedron

Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre


Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre features an Information Centre, a Wildlife Centre and a wedding/conference centre and cafe. There is also the opportunity to go swimming or kayaking in Enoggera Reservoir, enjoy a short bushwalk, or go mountain bike riding on the dedicated skills course. The Information 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 Wildlife Centre showcases some of the incredible biodiversity of Queensland and is home to various reptiles, amphibians, fish and mammals. It features an outdoor walk-through habitat for kangaroos and wallabies and is one of the few wildlife displays exhibiting one of the world's most fascinating mammals-the platypus. The Wildlife Centre is open 9.00am to 4.30pm, seven days a week, with the exception of some public holidays.

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




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

Located 3.6K from Upper Kedron

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 5.7K from Upper Kedron

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 6.9K from Upper Kedron

Paddington Antique Centre


The Paddington Antique Centre is an iconic building on Latrobe Terrace, Paddington. This heritage listed building has been used as an antique centre since May 1985, and has been managed by the current owners since October 2008. With more than 50 dealers in the centre, visitors can always expect a great variety of stock.

The collection includes English, Australian, French and Asian furniture, collectable costume and estate jewellery, vintage and retro clothing and accessories and lighting. Additionally, the Centre showcases antique Australian pottery, clocks and watches, photographic equipment, china, glass, silver, linen, buttons, military, rustic European, arts and crafts, art nouveau, art deco and much more.







167 Latrobe Terrace
Paddington, QLD, 4064

Located 9.0K from Upper Kedron

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha


The Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mount Coot-tha are Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens. These 52 hectare gardens are situated seven kilometres from the city centre, and offer a variety of environments and natural wildlife. The Gardens also offer a picturesque venue for a wedding.

The Botanic Gardens are open every day, and entry to the gardens is free. Visitors can enjoy free guided tours Monday to Saturday at 11.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. (public holidays excluded). Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha features Japanese Gardens and a Freedom Wall monument; The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is also located on the grounds.

The Botanic Gardens have a fully licensed restaurant and cafe - Botanical - with a capacity of 150 people. Dining is a breath of fresh air in a relaxing and tranquil setting in the midst of the beautiful gardens. Modern Australian cuisine is served in the main restaurant with light snacks, devonshire teas and ice creams available from the cafeteria.




Mount Coot-tha Road
Toowong, QLD, 4066

Located 9.1K from Upper Kedron

Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-tha


Brisbane will come at you with riverside vistas around almost every corner, but it takes a short drive from the city centre and a few twists and turns up Sir Samuel Griffith Scenic Drive to find the city's best angle.

Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-tha provides a remarkable vantage point to view Brisbane and beyond.
Set amongst beautifully manicured gardens and nestled in the natural bushland of Brisbane Forest Park, is the Summit Restaurant and Bar, Function Centre, Kuta Cafe, Gift Shop and Observation Deck. Interpretive facilities pointing out well-known Brisbane landmarks are located on the observation deck. On a clear day, you can take in striking views of Brisbane City and right out to Moreton Bay. By night, the spectacle switches on with the city lights and star-lit skies.

There are also a handful of bushwalks around the vicinity of the Lookout. Take the Aboriginal Track down to Slaughter's Falls and keep your eye out for some original Aboriginal art. Mt Coot-tha is also scattered with picnic areas fully equipped with gas barbecues.





Sir Samuel Griffith Drive,
Mt Coot-tha Lookout
Mount Coot-tha, QLD, 4066

Located 9.2K from Upper Kedron

Upper Kedron: Events

2018 Anywhere Theatre Festival


Discover the nooks and crannies of brisbane in a way you never expected from May 10 to 27 at the 2018 Anywhere Theatre Festival.

Over 17 days experience 500 events from performances in all the suburbs of Brisbane and beyond: comedy in alleys, fashion parades in backyards, poetry in bowling clubs, walking tours on bridges, behind the scenes workshops and much more.

Grab the full program from the website when it is launched end of March, grab some friends and family and explore a real festival of everything Brisbane has to offer in what has been described as one of the "Top Nine Fine International Festivals You Must See!".

Anywhere Theatre Festival Limited is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.


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117 Mina Parade
Alderley, QLD, 4103

Located 8.4K from Upper Kedron

Upper Kedron: 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 5.5K from Upper Kedron

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