The Ipswich Visitor Information Centre is located in the popular Queens Park complex, a mix of playgrounds, parklands, gardens, and native animal zoo.
The information centre has passionate and experienced volunteers and can provide information along with free maps and brochures, and a selection of local and regional art, hand-made gifts, produce and other products.
There is a free booking service for tours and accommodation and also has restrooms with showers.
Address: Queens Park, 14 Queen Victoria Parade, Ipswich City, Queensland.
Phone: 07 3281 0555
Nearby Brown Signs
Cobb & Co Tourist Drive – The first Cobb & Co mail route from Brisbane to Toowoomba, the drive starts from Ipswich where Cobb & Co mail handed over to Queensland’s first railway main line to Grandchester, then continuing with Cobb & Co taking passengers and mail the rest of the way to Toowoomba
Enviro Park Lookout – Denmark Hill Conservation Reserve is bushland near the centre of Ipswich, an old quarry and fossils site from the 1800s. Lookout from the top of a water tower
Hardings Paddock Picnic Area – Hardings Paddock Picnic Area in the Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate, walking trails, accommodating horse riding, day use picnic area, camping area, stables
Purga Nature Reserve – Purga Nature Reserve is the largest protected area of endangered Swamp Tea-Tree forest in the world. Two walking trails including a boardwalk over the swamp
Queens Park – First park developed in Queensland dating back to 1860s, Queens Park in Ipswich is 3 destinations in one. Playground, Australian animal zoo, & Japanese gardens.
The Workshops Rail Museum – The Workshops Rail Museum in Ipswich was originally Queensland Rail’s North Ipswich Railway Workshops. Interactive features such as the train driving simulator
To get there:
The easiest entrance to the Visitor Information Centre is from Chermside Rd. Travelling from Brisbane, follow signs to Ipswich Central, following Brisbane Road. Approaching Chermside Road, turn left and the entrance is on the right about 200m from the intersection. The parking area is then 200m along the access track.
If coming from the Ipswich CBD, follow Brisbane Rd for about 1km from East St and turn right into Chermside Rd. The entrance is on the right about 200m from the intersection and the parking area is then 200m along the access track.