Guide to spring school holidays long weekend

As we bid adieu to the spring school holidays, it's time to elevate the rest of your stay in Moreton Bay, just a short drive from Brisbane, for the upcoming long weekend.

Whether you're a music lover, nature enthusiast, or adventure seeker, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Here's a curated list of things to end your school holidays on a high note in Moreton Bay, near Brisbane.


Saturday - Spend the day in Dayboro for Music in the Park

Join the Tastes of Moreton Bay Feastival's Music in the Park Dayboro event, featuring talented local musicians. Bring a picnic blanket and chairs to relax in the beautiful outdoors. Grab snacks from food trucks or pack your own picnic basket.

Take this opportunity to dive into Dayboro’s vibrant local art scene at the Dayboro Art Gallery. Or continue the picnic and discover the historical gem known as The Gantry. To end the day, treat yourself to a meal at Dayboro’s finest dining establishments, such as Mill Creek Café, Johnnys Pizza Place, Dayboro Bakery, The Old Store House or The Dayboro Drop.

Stay for the evening and grab a ticket to Little Tree Bake & Brew House’s Fashion Feast: A Fusion of Ethical Fashion and Culinary Delights. This event offers a showcase of ethical fashion from Djama Eco Prints’ along with tastings of local beverages from Little Ridge Distillery and Hip Hops Brewers. Your ticket also includes a cocktail made with local ingredients and live music from Day of Embers Trio.


Saturday - Spend the day in Caboolture for Moreton Bay Eco Fest

Head to Caboolture Town Square for the Moreton Bay Eco Fest, a celebration of sustainability and green living. Back for its second year, you can explore eco-conscious initiatives and enjoy interactive activities from 10am.

For those craving a deeper connection with nature, take the experience to the next level and consider hiking one of the three scenic walking circuits in the Sheep Station Conservation Park or explore the Caboolture to Wamuran Rail Trail on two wheels.

For a culinary adventure, Gather & Feast café beckons with its mouthwatering offerings, or pack a picnic and bask in an afternoon tea at Centenary Lakes Park.

Alternatively, immerse yourself in the world of art and culture at the Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, delve into the rich aviation history at the Caboolture Warplane Museum, or step back in time at the Caboolture Historical Village while imparting a valuable lesson about life in the past to your kids.

Stay the night and stroll the Caboolture Markets for unique finds and tasty treats on Sunday. Read 23 more things to do in Caboolture here.


Sunday - Llamaberry at Luvaberry in Wamuran

Visit Luvaberry Strawberry Farm where lovable llamas await your company and you can eat strawberries as you pick as part of Peckish Picking Llamaberry (Note: Llamaberry is also open on Saturday!).

While you’re already in Wamuran, why not wander through sunflower fields at Sue's Sunflower Farm? Make sure to check their Facebook Page for opening hours before you go, as sunflower season can be fleeting and unpredictable.

Venture inland a touch to Woodford and appreciate a swim in the natural beauty of Lake Gkula at Lake Gkula Camping. Only open during autumn and spring school holidays, they have a huge line up of activities on until October 3.

Take the kids, and even the young at heart, on a train ride at the Woodford "Durundur" Railway, operating every first and third Sunday of the month.

For history buffs, or those eager to educate their kids about Woodford’s past, don’t miss the Tastes of Moreton Bay Heritage Walk and Talk Tour of Woodford. You’ll gain a wealth of local knowledge from our dedicated volunteers and have the chance to sample products grown and sourced in Moreton Bay including Arakai Estate tea, Luvaberry Strawberry jam, Little White Goat Cheese freeze-dried feta and Blue Dog Farm salad mix.

And when more hunger strikes, you can grab lunch at the Woodford Gardens Café or The Woodford Hotel.


Monday - other fun activities for the kids near Brisbane

Monster Jump at Sandstone Point: Catch the last day of the thrilling Monster Jump at Sandstone Point Hotel. It’s a colossal mobile inflatable obstacle course that stretches over 280 metres – one of Australia’s most epic attractions!

Flip Out Strathpine: For a flying-high adventure, head out to Flip Out Strathpine, the premier trampoline park in the region suitable for all ages and skill levels.

Aqua Warrior Watercourse: Seeking a splash of excitement? Challenge yourself and your little ones at the Aqua Warrior watercourse in Redcliffe, featuring ladders, climbing domes and runways that promise a few refreshing splashes.

Settlement Cove Lagoon: If you prefer a more relaxed experience, allow the little ones to cool off at Settlement Cove Lagoon, a 95-metre-long aquatic paradise beside the sea.

Undersea Putt & Play: Have an awesome experience with glow in the dark putt putt and games arcade at Undersea Putt & Play.

So, make the most of this long weekend and explore the diverse range of activities and events in the Moreton Bay region. Enjoy the last moments of the spring school holidays to the fullest!

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Acknowledgement of Country - We would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands and waterways of the Moreton Bay Region, the Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi, Jinibara, and Turrbal people and pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise the ongoing connection that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the original custodians of this land.