Brisbane International Rocklea offers high quality accommodation and service. Just 15 minutes from the heart of Brisbane and Southbank with easy access to sporting and entertainment venues and tourist attractions. There are 41 rooms over two levels consisting of single/double and twin deluxe rooms. The property offers a Market Place a la carte restaurant which serves modern Australian cuisine in a casual setting. Room service as an offered option. 24 Hour Reception. Complimentary on site parking, guest laundry facilities, cable television and wifi internet connection. The motel is entirely a non smoking property.
Chapel Woods Bed and Breakfast is conveniently situated just 9km west of Brisbane CBD, with a feel of being in the country. The well appointed rooms have been carefully created , with privacy being of utmost importance. These stylish modern rooms enjoy flat screen TV with foxtel, free internet access, microwave, bar fridge and tea and coffee making facilities, and aircon. Having the bus service which takes you to the heart of the city located just 70m away is an added bonus. Enjoy a hearty breakfast overlooking the sub tropical pool setting whilst listening to the abundant birdlife. A short climb up Mt Cootha located right across the road will see you at the Summit Restaurant/Coffe Shop, where you can sip a well earned coffee whilst surveying Brisbane City at its best.
Leatherwood Lodge is luxury Brisbane accommodation uniquely situated on acreage just a 20 minute drive from the city center in the beautiful rural Brookfield valley. The award winning, architect designed Lodge is sited on a high ridge with stunning city and valley views. The four luxurious guest rooms are named after Australian artists and are individually furnished in the Biedermeier style with French and English fabrics.
Oxley Motor Inn accommodation is a motel located west of Brisbane. We also have a licensed restaurant catering for both breakfast and dinner. Relax in the bar after a long day or dine in our restaurant that offers a variety of affordable bistro style cuisine. Room service is also available. Our motel is conveniently situated for commuting to or from the city with easy access to public transport. Your vehicle can be left in our undercover car-parking while you take care of business or pleasure.
Springfield Lakes Hotel offers stylish, comfortable and very handy accommodation just 20 minutes' drive from Ipswich Central Business District and 30 minutes from Brisbane. Situated in the heart of Springfield Lakes and close to shops, the hotel has 20 rooms which are serviced daily, some of which have lake views. Brookwater Golf Course is a few minutes away as is the popular family fun spot, Robelle Domain, with its huge Orion Lagoon and playground.
If you'd like accommodation in a convenient but quiet setting, a lap pool, exercise room and access to a laundry, Springfield Lakes Hotel ticks all the boxes. There's also the BLVD - the in-house restaurant - offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, and a 16-seat boardroom, making it a popular venue for conferences during the week while weekends regularly host wedding parties.
Rooms are either a King Room or Executive Suite - with a separate bedroom and a sofa bed so that it sleeps four - and there's also a wheelchair-friendly Disabled Access room. Complimentary secure parking and free wi-fi round out the package.
To cool off during a long hot Ipswich summer, you can't go past Orion Lagoon at Springfield, just a 30-minute drive from Brisbane Central Business District. Situated within Orion Springfield Central and the newest stage of the huge Robelle Domain parklands, Orion Lagoon has a vast expanse of shallow pools and water features.
The interconnected pools cater for all age groups, from the toddler-friendly 0.3 metres up to 1.5 metres for more proficient swimmers. Some are gently graded from the edge to give a beach-like effect, with one section offering aquativity features such as squirting spouts and stepping-stones. Lifeguards are on duty from 8am - 4pm from 1 April to 31 August and 5am - 9pm from 1 September to 31 March, but children under 13 must be actively supervised at all times.
Shade is provided by colourful sails and some trees over the grassed areas, while there's also a covered barbecue pavilion with picnic tables. Bring your own picnic or take advantage of the Lagoon Café and other nearby eating places. There are onsite lockers, and flotation devices, swimwear and pool accessories are for sale.
Every first Sunday afternoon of the month from 2pm to 5pm they have their acoustic Didgeridoo Jam in the Park at Didgeridoo Festivals HQ in Bellbird Park. Come in and have a jam or bring a blanket and relax, kick back and listen to a mix of instruments combined with the Didgeridoo. They are a didgeridoo community with a unique gathering of instruments surrounded by gum trees and friendly wild life. This is a free non alcohol community event that is child friendly....
If you're in or near Ipswich, the kids don't have to drive you wild jumping all over the furniture when Just Jump Trampoline Park and Play Centre gives them hours of fun.
Located at Ipswich suburb, Redbank, an easy half-hour drive from the Brisbane Central Business District, Just Jump offers one hour sessions for a small cost. The good news for mums and dads is that there's a cafe on-site so you can sit back, relax and watch the youngsters burn off the energy.
All you have to do for a bouncing good time is bring your socks and you're off! For the admission price, you have an hour of Trampolining and unlimited Indoor Play, which includes Jumping Castles, Imagination Play, Slacklining and Ballsports. If a child is two or under, an adult can join in the jumping fun and pay just for the child.
Just Jump Trampoline Park and Play Centre is a popular spot for fully catered birthday parties, and they also offer hot food platters. There's a discount for group bookings, group fitness classes and upstairs is a gym, Just Sports n Fitness.
Brisbane International presented by Suncorp has established itself as a highlight of Queensland's summer events calendar. Queensland tennis fans experience first-hand, the excitement as some of the biggest names in world tennis descend on Queensland Tennis Centre, turning on eight days of heart-stopping action and entertainment.
Grand Slam Champions Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Samantha Stosur, Marin Cilic, Victoria Azarenka and more have all played in recent years. The most recent Brisbane champions were Milos Raonic (CAN) and Victoria Azarenka (BLR) in 2016....
Recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the world's first and largest koala sanctuary, with over 85 years of experience and 130 koalas. In 2015 Lone Pine was inducted into the Trip Advisor Hall of Fame for five consecutive years of excellence.
Interact with 100 species of Australian animals, with hands-on experiences and presentations. Hand-feed kangaroos and wild lorikeets, or get cuddly with a beautiful koala. Lone Pine is also home to two platypus, residing in a AUD1 million exhibit, who will entertain you with their playful antics.
Relax and take in the beautiful surroundings, while you use the free WiFi, which is available all throughout the park. Wireless phone charging stations are also available for customer use at no charge. Three new bloggers areas are now open, providing guests with comfortable seating, USB power stations and free, high speed WiFi.
Unwind with an organic coffee in the "Koala Forest" surrounded by 40 koalas, or catch the action in the Bird of Prey Free Flight Show! You can also enjoy a real Australian outback farm experience at the daily Sheepdog Show, performed by experienced award-winning sheepdog handlers and their loyal dogs....
The Robelle Domain parklands, in Springfield Central, are a jewel in the crown of the city of Ipswich. Just half an hour from Brisbane's Central Business District, the parklands offer visitors a rainforest walk, waterfalls, water play areas, bike tracks, the country's first Icon on Galaxy interactive play equipment in an all-abilities playground, and more.
The largest park precinct built in Queensland since Brisbane's Roma Street Parklands, Robelle Domain has an 11 kilometre pathway network for family fun during the day and also at night when the 9-metre high light tower installations give off a spectacular light and sound show. Large shaded sections offer a pleasant relief from summer sun, as does the zero-depth water play area complete with a huge tipping bucket and water jets. Across a footbridge is Orion Lagoon - an amazing oasis of interconnected pools of varying depth.
A 5,000 capacity amphitheatre ensures plenty of people can come along to enjoy the public events held at Robelle Domain, including live jazz afternoons and markets. So, bring your own picnic or barbecue treats to cook, or take advantage of the delicious offerings in Robelle Café which is fully licensed and open 7 days.
Locals in nearby Brisbane know that Greater Springfield in Ipswich has much to offer, and visitors would do well to check out its numerous drawcards. Tee off on the ‘must play’ Greg Norman-designed golf course at Brookwater Golf and Country Club; have a picnic, rainforest walk and a dip in the Orion Lagoon at the huge parklands of Robelle Domain; or head to the various shopping precincts.
The Greater Springfield area includes the Ipswich suburbs of Springfield Central, Springfield Lakes, Brookwater, Augustine Heights, Spring Mountain and Springfield.
Greater Springfield is the only fully master-planned city in Australia other than Canberra. As well as having a growing reputation for exciting business, retail and leisure developments, it’s attracting many new residents each year. It is home to prestigious private schools, the University of Southern Queensland, and has precincts centred around health, wellness and information technology.
You can stay centrally in the Springfield Lakes Hotel to explore the rapidly growing area over more than a day, and it’s just a 20-minute drive to Ipswich Central and about half an hour to the Brisbane Central Business District....
Archerfield Airport is situated 12 kilometres south of Brisbane’s central business district. Archerfield is a major general aviation airport and is a secondary airport for Brisbane. Facilities include a licensed club, free car parking, paid secure car parking, aircraft hire, charter, maintenance and parking. Flying training and flight simulators are available. A historical cemetery, buildings and hangers can be viewed. A public aviation museum is also present. Taxis and car rentals are available from the airport....