Things to Do in Caboolture – Come Spend a Day!

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Posted 24 January


There are so many things to do in Caboolture for families and couples. It’s an easy day trip from Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast and a wonderful “stop off” for road tripping adventurers. Caboolture is the best kept secret of the Moreton Bay Region with a wide selection of attractions and events for the whole family.

There’s so much to do in Caboolture…

Whether it’s a day trip from Brisbane, a weekend away at an event or just a little shopping and sightseeing, Caboolture offers an excellent selection of things to do and see.

Centenary Lakes Caboolture

Caboolture Region and Culture

Caboolture region is a vibrant area made up of family homes, excellent shopping and wide open pastoral views. Caboolture has long been the go to tree-change destination for Brisbane families seeking a rural lifestyle handy to Brisbane. Despite its growing urbanisation, Caboolture residents still enjoy “country style community”. Currently tipped to be the “next big thing” in Brisbane’s never ending urban sprawl, the Caboolture region is enjoying growing demand and increased business investment. Caboolture’s affordable homes, easy rail commutes and proximity to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland makes it an ideal place to spend a day, or a lifetime.

Caboolture region includes Morayfield (and it’s excellent shopping districts), Bellmere, Caboolture South, Moodlu, Rocksberg, Elimbah (including Beerburrum State Forrest) and Upper Caboolture.

Day trips from Brisbane – take a road trip to the Caboolture region

Fancy a drive in the country? Caboolture is an ideal destination for families or couples looking for a pleasant day out. Plan for some wide open country roads and beautiful rural scenes – but also plan for some tasty dining and fascinating attractions along the way.

Plan your day trip - top things to do in Caboolture

If you love history and sports, you’ll love a day out or mini-break in Caboolture. Some of the highlights include:


Abbey Museum of Art and Architecture

The Abbey Museum is a world renowned boutique museum with a broad selection of historical artefacts starting with the Etruscans. It’s “Abbey” boasts an impressive collection of beautiful stained glass. The Abbey Museum is perhaps best known for its annual Medieval Festival, the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere and one of the best known in the world. It attracts tens of thousands of visitors from Australia and across the world, enchanting them with traditional fare and entertainment.


Caboolture Historical Village

Caboolture Historical Village boasts over 70 buildings and 110,000 local museum pieces. It’s an excellent way to spend a day learning a little about the history of the region which makes it a popular destination for schools. It also plays host to Caboolture’s annual Country Music Festival.

Caboolture Warplane Museum

For military enthusiasts, the Caboolture Warplane Museum boasts an array of original war planes. As an added attraction, visitors can take a flight out over the gorgeous Moreton region in one of these old beauties.


Caboolture Art Gallery

With a selection of exhibits, public educational seminars and kids workshop activities, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery offers families an interactive and educational day out – from littlies to grandma.

Morayfield Aquatic Centre

Love sports? Join the club

Caboolture loves sports. Caboolture’s proud sporting culture means that whatever your passion on the field, in the pool or just in the bar, there’s always something to watch or get involved in. If you’re a sports fan, check out what to see, play and cheer.

Woodford Folk Festival

Festivals and events

Caboolture is the gateway to some of the regions biggest and most popular events, including:

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