Kumbartcho is the local Aboriginal word for Hoop Pine (Araucaria cunninghamii). The Hoop Pine is the focus of the Shires name, emblem and logo some magnificent specimen trees can be found at the Kumbartcho Sanctuary, which is set on 6 hectares of natural habitat, including a boundary with the South Pine River. Kumbartcho hosts the Pine Rivers Community Nursery. The Nursery produces local native plants perfect for planting in the district. Other facilities at Kumbartcho include a community hall, playground and barbeque.
An exciting Australian wildlife experience like no other awaits, with a host of amazing Australian animals including snakes, crocodiles, frogs, possums, owls, lizards and quolls waiting to meet you and help celebrate a special occasion.
We deliver a range of educational and entertaining presentations and hands on wildlife experiences for schools and community groups, birthdays parties for both kids and adults, corporate and private functions and even filming opportunities throughout Southeast Queensland, including Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.
Geckoes also offers an educational training service through a qualified instructor for venomous snake handling, general wildlife handling and TAFE courses.
Take a trip back in time to when trams were the lifeblood of Brisbane City. See why they were so popular with the people of Brisbane and discover why many cities are returning to this viable form of public transportation. Rediscover the romance that Brisbane has lost, but not forgotten.
Tours of the museum and display hall plus tram rides on restored 1901 - 1969 Brisbane Tramcars are available each Sunday. Special mid-week group charters are available by prior arrangement.
The Slab Hut is a unique art and craft venue located in the picturesque Samford Village, just north of Brisbane.
This distinctive reproduction of a traditional slab hut is the home of the non-profit Samford Art and Craft Association Inc.
The Slab Hut sits in a garden setting and features local timbers and recycled corrugated iron.You will see a wide range of
exciting & individual works of art and craft which reflect the diversity of the members, who are there to offer a personalized service.
Welcome to Ella Baché Brookside, we pride ourselves on offering a range of Professional Beauty Treatments preformed by highly educated Beauty Therapists. We want your skin to be the very best it can be, we will take the time to diagnose your skin prior to every treatment and we will help you to achieve your skincare goals. We will prescribe a home care regime to ensure that your skin is healthy and has the ultimate glow. As skin care experts we are dedicated and passionate about what we do so if your coming in for waxing, tinting, manicure, pedicures, massage, micordermabrasion or facial treatments we will ensure that your journey with us is relaxing and rejuvenating for the mind, body and soul! We are located in the Brookside Shopping Centre, come and experience our divine treatments in a luxurious environment to which you will most definitely want to return. Please take the time to peruse our Menu of Services and choose a treatment that suits you. Please feel free to contact or email if you have and questions and one of our friendly team members will be more than happy to help you. We look forward to pampering you soon!
Totoka is an innovative family owned day spa offering the latest in organic and holistic beauty treatments for our chemical and eco conscious clients, in a blissful and tranquil environment. Totoka meaning BEAUTIFUL in Fijian.
The spa offers 6 treatment rooms either for a single treatment, pampering package or an all day indulgence. The Totoka Day Spa experience is all about you! Arrive half an hour before your treatments to indulge in a cup of herbal tea in the blissful lounge area or slip into the sauna or spa bath to accelerate the relaxation process.
The extensive spa menu (which can be tailored to suit allergies, injuries, skin conditions or pregnancy) is brimming with options to enhance your well being. All therapists at Totoka Day Spa are highly qualified and leaders in their fields of expertise, so relax -you're literally in the best of hands.
Brookside Shopping Centre is the largest shopping centre in Brisbane's north-west, situated in Mitchelton, a suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Located just 10 minutes north of Brisbane, our 60 acre venue at Keperra can cater for numbers of between 1 to 200 people at a time.
In Paintball or Skirmish, men and women compete equally.
Paintball is like a game of tag and chess combined. Determination and the ability to think quickly and decisively is what makes you a star.
Each player is armed with a compressed gas powered paint marker that propels soft gelatine balls the size of a bath bead. These are filled with biodegradable washable paint that splatters upon impact.
Keperra World Series Paintball is Brisbane's premium paintball field. It is set over 60 acres and has 10 fully developed themed fields which will have you running, ducking and shooting for hours! Being the largest field in QLD, it's the obvious decision for paintballing in Queensland.
Keperra offers four start times, two morning session and two afternoon session, so you can play at a time that suits you.
The morning session are 7:15am and 8:15am and start with a quick safety brief and tutorial before heading out to play.
The afternoon session are 12:15pm and 1:15pm and also start with a quick safety brief and tutorial before heading out to play.
Samford World Series Paintball is your chance to play on the same field as the Pro's. Samford has been the host to International Games and Tournaments and therefore can cater for groups of any size. Samford is home to 6 different themed fields and all only 25 minutes from the Brisbane CBD.
Discover remote gorges, sheltered pockets of subtropical rainforest, expanses of eucalypt woodland and spectacular views to Moreton Bay, all within an hour and a half's drive of Brisbane.
D'Aguilar National Park (formerly Brisbane Forest Park) totals approximately 36,000 ha, protecting the core of the D'Aguilar Range’s vast bushland area.
This delightful walk takes you through some of the best rainforest in Brisbane Forest Park. The rainforest is more varied here, with strangler figs, buttressed trees, stinging trees and large rainforest trees such as white booyong. After walking for about 500 metres you will come to a clearing beside the road - Western Window - with a magnificent view over the scenic rim of mountains to the west. You can see Cunningham's Gap and Mount Barney on a clear day. Walk down some steps and you will reach a junction. If you take the track to the right, you will walk below the rocky basalt cliffs and through wet sclerophyll forest and rainforest.
The Samford District Historical Museum boasts a comprehensive collection of buildings of local significance and purpose built replicas. There's also an Aboriginal kippa-making ceremony diorama as well as displays featuring local rural industries, horse-drawn transport, Ferny Grove to Dayboro railway (1918 to 1955), education and domestic life. Groups, by prior arrangement, can be entertained with demonstrations of old-time working with timber skills, blacksmithing, olden day school and more. Researchers will be amazed at the reference collection of photographs, published local history books, newspaper cuttings, historical maps and other files covering Samford district's growth and changes since the mid 1850s to current times. The rustic and rural buildings also provide ideal settings for wedding photos.
On a clear day, the Morelia Track, Manorina offers spectacular views as far as the sparkling white sand hills of Moreton Island. Walk from the picnic area through tall open forest to the summit of Mount Nebo. Patches of rainforest along the way provide a cool contrast to the more open forest and pockets of cabbage tree palm rainforest. At the end of the walk there are large granite boulders on which to sit and ponder, and perhaps plan your next walk.