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Queensland Explore Centre - Woodford

Moreton Bay Hinterland Visitor Information Centre

The Moreton Bay Hinterland Visitor Information Centre is located right beside the Woodford water tower, opposite the cattle sale yards and across from a World War II Leopard Tank. Woodford is the gateway to the D'Aguilar National Park and local natural attractions like Stony Creek, Dahmongah lookout at Mt Mee and the Gantry. During school holidays the centre is a popular driver reviver station where travelers often spend time enjoying a cuppa and collecting the maps for the next part of their journey

Please note: The Queensland Explore Centre - Woodford will be closed on Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC morning

Opening Hours:

Mon - Sun: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Woodford Explore Centre Photo credit: Woodford Explore Centre

What We Offer:

  • Driver Reviver Station during school holidays
  • Local maps and regional guides
  • Local itinerary planning
  • Accommodation and tour booking assistance
  • Free tour guide for visiting bus groups
  • Welcome packs for visiting groups

Top 10 things to do around the region:

1. Follow the Windows of Woodford art trail at the water-tower
2. A visit to the Woodford Museum and Art Gallery is a wonderful way to learn about the local history of the area and view local artworks
3. Durrundur Railway Museum is well worth a visit and if you happen to be there on the 1st or 3rd Sunday when the markets are on you can even take a ride on one of the restored trains
4. Take a relaxing stroll through Woodford Gardens and enjoy morning or afternoon tea at the café. You can even stay the night in the on site b&b!
5. One of the regions great swimming holes is Stony Creek. Accessible by road and a great summer location to cool off.
6. The regions premier winery Oceanview Estate Winery is set atop the D’Aguilar ranges and has spectacular views especially if you take a tour with Oceanview helicopters who land right at the door step to the vineyard. With fine dining and providore options as well as a wine tasting at the cellar door this is one for the bucket list
7. D'Aguilar National Park totals approximately 36,000ha, protecting the core of the D'Aguilar Range’s vast bushland area. Discover remote gorges, sheltered pockets of subtropical rainforest, expanses of eucalypt woodland and spectacular views to Moreton Bay
8. As you drive through the country town of Woodford, do not be alarmed by the Australian Army Leopard Tank parked closely by the town's water tower, within Sale Yards Park's monument site - Woodford Memorial Park. At 7 metres long and weighing 42 tonne, the tank is an impressive display of scale and power symbolising the Leopard Tank’s important contribution to Australia’s military history.
9. The Woodford Folk Festival is held annually over six days and six nights, from Dec 27th through to January 1st. More than 2,000 local, national and international, artists, musicians and presenters put on over 438 acts to an audience of an estimated 132,000 people
10. If you happen to be in Woodford on a Monday at around 10am you could watch the cattle sales at the Woodford Sale Yards. Located opposite the towns water tower the sales draw farmers from near and far to buy and sell their stock.

Contact us:

Phone: 07 5422 9900
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Website: www.visitmoretonbayregon.com.au