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Travel north-west of Brisbane’s CBD and immerse yourself in the tranquil setting of the Pine Rivers District. Picturesque rivers, sparkling lakes and lush foothills are the backdrop to this historic region, but don’t be misled by the charming surrounds, the Pine Rivers District is bursting with exciting things to do and places to see.
Venture into the first and oldest zoo in Queensland, the Alma Park Zoo. More than 200 animals call this magnificent zoo home including pandas, baboons, crocodiles, bears, pythons and of course, kangaroos. Spend a day of exploration under the rainforest canopy, getting up close and personal with a range of exotic and native animals. There’s even a Friendship Farm petting zoo perfect for keeping the little ones entertained.
Indulge your outdoorsy side by paying a visit to Bullocky Rest. Known as one of the best picnic and barbeque locations within the region, Bullocky Rest is situated in a stunning wooded area and boasts sweeping views over Lake Samsonvale and to the distant ranges. If you’re looking for a more action-packed adventure, make your way to North Pine Dam for swimming, fishing, skiing and boating.
Step back in time with the Pine Rivers Heritage Museum. Discover the rich cultural heritage of the region, from the ancient Aboriginal clans to European Settlement and recent urban growth. The museum also displays a range of thrilling temporary and permanent exhibitions and holds regular workshops and sensational events. If you’re still looking for things to do within the region, why not head to the Pine Rivers Art Gallery and feast your eyes upon the dynamic exhibitions that line the gallery’s walls?
Whether you’re looking for action-packed adventure or a relaxing day in a stunning oasis, you can find it all at the Pine Rivers District.
Pine Rivers Shire Events & What's On
- Hills Carnivale George Willmore Park
- Wildlife Habitat Gardens - Arana Hills Arana Hills Library
- DIY Chemical-free Cleaning - Strathpine Strathpine Library
- The Albany Fair 2017 All Saints Primary School
- Making Picture Books with Aleesah Darlison North Lakes Library
- Publishing for Children and Young Adults with Duncan Richardson North Lakes Library
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