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Venture 44 kilometres north of Brisbane’s CBD and discover the gateway to the Sunshine Coast. Caboolture boasts a unique country life charm, made even more impressive by its short distance from the heart of Brisbane and the pristine beaches on the nearby east coast. White sandy beaches, historic villages and spectacular mountain scenery are just a few of the gems that you’ll find in Caboolture.
Just north of Caboolture’s town centre lies the number one tourist destination in the region, the Caboolture Historical Village. Step back in time as you wander the streets lined with old post offices, barbers, butchers, schools and general stores. Over 70 buildings make up the village of yesteryear, with more than 100,000 museum pieces giving it a uniquely authentic atmosphere. Take a guided walk and delve into our rich past, or hold your next event at the Village Hotel for an old-fashioned bush pub experience! If you’re still in the mood for a bit of history, make your way to the Caboolture Warplane Museum and experience the myriad of displays, exhibitions, memorabilia and wartime aircrafts that are held there.
Drive a short distance from Caboolture and find yourself at the home of legendary Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin. Australia Zoo is home to more than 100 different species of animals including tigers, rhinos, giraffes, kangaroos, koalas and of course, crocodiles. Choose from one of the 23 exhilarating Animal Encounters the zoo offers and get cuddly with some of the incredible animals!
Visit the Caboolture Regional Art Gallery and feast your eyes upon the many wonders that lie within. Temporary and permanent exhibitions showcase stunning local, national and international works, while many public programs, workshops and events are also held at the gallery.
Still looking for exciting things to do around Caboolture? Take a short drive from the city centre and discover the pristine Woorim Beach, fish and ski at Lake Somerset, relax in pure tranquillity at Maleny Botanic Gardens or go adventuring through Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve.
Caboolture Shire Events & What's On
- Kids Dig It! Stone Age School Holiday Program Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology
- Reptiles of Moreton Bay Region - Burpengary Burpengary Library
- Mystery In-The-Hoop Embroidery (March) Sew This & That
- Indigenous Painting Workshop Caboolture Library
- How to Make Shampoo & Conditioner Workshop Simply Natural Soap Making Supplies
- Earth Hour Night Walk at CREEC CREEC
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