Lake Somerset

Lake Somerset is just south of Kilcoy and is a very popular boating and recreational spot. Motorised and non-motorised watercraft are allowed on Lake Somerset along with waterskiing, jet skiing, and wakeboarding. Boat ramps are available at three locations across the lake and can be found at The Spit, Kirkleagh and Westvale road. The lake [...]

Yowie Park

Yowie Park is a must see when you visit Kilcoy. Pick up a special handmade gift at the craft cottage and have a chat to the volunteers who made it, or if you are a bit of a history buff, explore the Kilcoy and District Historical Society’s Hall of History and learn a little bit [...]

Kilcoy Farmstay

Heaven on Earth. Water and mountains views….Kilcoy Farmstay and country retreat is perfect for a wedding, corporate event, respite, rehabilitation,couple, family or a group of friends to get away and relax in beautiful and natural surroundings. You can ski or fish nearby at Lake Somerset, visit the local wineries, explore the 300 acre farm or [...]

Skydive Ramblers Post Equinox Boogie – Skydiving and Music Festival

The Skydive Ramblers Post Equinox Boogie held at Toogoolawah, near Brisbane, is Australia’s largest international music and skydiving festival and is a visual smorgasbord of skydiving action and parachuting colour. Held every two years in October, the biennial skydiving event encompasses all disciplines of the sport and attracts over 300 Australian and international skydivers, plus [...]

Twilight 2 Twilight Country Retreats

Twilight 2 Twilight Country Retreats is a great place to create, unwind, relax and recharge! The Retreat is newly renovated four bedroom, two bathroom, homestead nestled into the hillside of a fantastic 90 acre working farm. It has a fabulous open fireplace for cold winter evenings, and a formal dining area. The verandah is over [...]

Twilight Grove Farm Bed and Breakfast

Twilight Grove Farm boasts one of the best Bed and Breakfast guest house properties in the country town of Esk, Queensland. At just over an hour’s drive from Brisbane Airport, they are perfectly placed to enjoy all that the Great South East has to offer. This includes many attractions on the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast [...]

Mud Bulls and Music

Mud Bulls and Music is a unique four-day event blending traditional and contemporary competitions. Enjoy the bull ride, two 4×4 events, talent search, ute muster, camping competitions, and Australia’s best country music and bush poetry including such artists as Troy Cassar-Daley, Beccy Cole, Adam Harvey, The McClymonts, Steve Fode, Sunny Cowgirls, Travis Collins, Anne Kirkpatrick, [...]

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 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 [...]

Esk Visitor Information Centre

Nestled along the Brisbane Valley Highway, the Esk Visitor Information Centre provides a friendly greeting to those seeking real country, real adventure, really close to Brisbane. The quaint cottage-style building reflects the country hospitality that visitors experience from the friendly group of volunteer tourism ambassadors who revel in sharing their local knowledge and colourful tales. [...]

Jimna State Forest

Jimna State Forest has had a colourful history of gold mining and timber milling. The last flurry of mining, in the 1940s, yielded 2.8 kilograms of gold. Attractions include creeks, log bridges and wildlife including platypus and many species of birds. Go bushwalking on one of the easy or moderate walking tracks. Peach Trees camping [...]

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