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Queensland Explore Centre - Fernvale

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 accredited 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 collect a wide range of free maps, brochures and flyers to help you prepare for your adventure through the Somerset region.


Please note: The Queensland Explore Centre - Fernvale will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday

Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9.00am – 5:00pm | Sat - Sun & PH: 9:00am - 2:00pm 

Fernvale Explore Centre Photo credit: Fernvale Explore Centre

What We Offer:

  • Somerset tourism information
  • Queensland tourism information
  • Brochures and maps
  • Free Wi-fi

Top 10 things to do around the region:

1. Explore the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (Australia’s longest recreational rail trail) by mountain bike, hiking or horseback.
2. Visit Lake Somerset and Lake Wivenhoe
3. Visit the Somerset Regional Art Gallery- The Condensery
4. Indulge your artistic side on the Somerset Art Gallery Trail
5. Tempt your taste buds with a visit to Somerset’s many cafes
6. Designate a driver and discover the Somerset Country Pub Trail
7. Walk a llama along the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail or through a winery
8. Explore the lakes and rivers by canoe
9. Try your luck at freshwater fishing in the lakes
10. Grab your binoculars for a little wildlife and birdwatching.

Contact us:

Phone: 07 5427 0200
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Website: www.experiencesomerset.com.au