Magic fills the air at this time of year. If you’re looking for a fun filled spring break only minutes from your home, prepare your bags, fuel the car and sort your playlist! Check out these seven unmissable adventures to help inspire your next weekend getaway in Moreton Bay Region. All within an hours' drive of the Brisbane CBD, you'll be amazed by what's at your doorstep.
You don't need first class road cycling technology to ride in Moreton Bay.
This 10km (one way) scenic track extends from Beerburrum Road in Caboolture to Atwood Street in Wamuran and showcases the history of the railway while also providing quality shared pathway. It's the Caboolture to Wamuran Rail Trail and it's calling your name!
The Caboolture to Wamuran Rail Trail is a great place for a weekend adventure or an afternoon walk or ride kitted out with the following facilities.
Please note there are no toilets, public toilets can be found at the Caboolture Trail Station or Caboolture Town Square.
Get out of bed and choose to explore your own backyard this weekend.
You simply can’t spend spring in Moreton Bay without visiting one of our oh so special strawberry fields. Filled with warm, juicy, ready-to-eat strawberries, pick your way around the farm before taking home your own stash for later. Bookings are essential, you must secure a timeslot directly with the farm before arriving.
Head just 45 minutes north of Brisbane to LuvaBerry Farm to pick your own strawberries, go on a tour of the farm gate, or sample the selection of strawberry and chocolate covered treats on offer. Don't forget the picnic banked and snacks! LuvaBerry's got you covered with the perfect picnic spots.
Enjoy a day out in the spring sun with pick your own strawberries at this family owned working strawberry farm Rolin Farms. Stop by the shop to pick up your wooden basket before heading out to the fields to enjoy a 'Pick Your Own’ experience. Also find a wonderful selection of strawberry inspired goodies, such as farm made strawberry jams and blended ‘real fruit’ strawberry ice-creams #yum.
Baby animals means only one thing...spring is here! These farms throw open their gates for visitors and allow you to pat, feed and cuddle their animals.
Don your farmers hat and head 45 minutes north of Brisbane CBD to where you can hug a lamb, hold a chick and meet a piglet this spring. Take a peek into life on a farm at White Ridge Farm.
You’re able to hand-feed many of the animals and the kids will love doling out their bucket of feed to their new-found furry friends. Jump on a tractor ride or allow your little one to enjoy a pony ride.
Hidden in the hills 40 minutes north-west of Brisbane CBD you'll find a gorgeous property home to a small herd of rescued deer; a motley crew of red, rusa and fallow deer. At this time of year the team from Lyell Deer Sanctuary often welcome a number of fawns to the family. If you time your visit right you might just find yourself in the presence of one of these precious babies.
This peaceful little hideaway in the beautiful Samford Valley, is a popular destination for adults and children alike, offering education, serenity, and a truly unique experience. The Lyell Deer Sanctuary has been caring for deer for over thirty years, and attracts visitors who want to get close to these magical creatures in a peaceful and beautiful setting. You can cuddle, sit with and hand feed the deer.
Get up close and personal with alpacas, donkeys, chickens, guinea pigs, goats, pigs, sheep, cows, and horses at Trevena Glen Farm this spring only 35 minutes north of Brisbane CBD. The family run farm welcomes animal lovers of all ages to pat and feed the farm animals, enjoy horse and tractor rides, watch demonstrations, purchase coffee and drinks.
Raise a glass to spring and partake in the celebration of local produce set to the stunning backdrop of remarkable coastlines and lush hinterland with Tastes of Moreton Bay. Discover the region’s best produce from the farms to the Bay, and everywhere in between by attending an event, foodie trail, cellar door experience or masterclass.
From yoga, to cooking classes, dining events and tours, there is something to tickle everyone's taste buds. Tastes of Moreton Bay runs until October 10. Check out all the events here.
As the days get warmer and get ready for summer, there’s no better time for a spring fling getaway in Moreton Bay. With the sun shining and the flowers blooming, it really is the perfect time to treat yourself to a few nights away. View our recommendations below where you can rest your head only meters from gorgeous blooms.
Wake up to the smell of lavender in the air at Blue Ridge Lavender Cottage. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and experience the charm of country life in the Moreton Bay's most idyllic cottage. From the balcony you will see the rolling hills, hear the birds
Set on four acres of manicured gardens and lush green lawns, enjoy the laidback country lifestyle right on Brisbane city’s doorstep and just a short drive from the Sunshine and Gold coast at Woodford Gardens.
Located just 400 meters from the beach and foreshore of Scarborough Reid's Place Bed and Breakfast offers luxury accommodation and doubles as a wedding and high tea venue on the beautiful Redcliffe Peninsula.
The gardens surrounding the cottage are simply immaculate with a rose garden, trimmed hedges and a stunning bougainvillea vine. If you appreciate a well cared for garden, this is the place to stay!
As the temps get warmer, the days get longer and the sun rises just that tad earlier. Set your alarm for a sunrise adventure and watch the sky turn golden. Our top spots are:
It's the ultimate kids weekend! Families will get swept away in the fun, colour and excitement of the annual Redcliffe KiteFest where kites of all shapes and sizes fill the sky.
This year, the Aussie made worldwide TV phenomenon, Bluey, will step onto the KiteFest stage for a live performance at 11:20am and 1:20pm on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th September.
The festival program also includes free kids activities, carnival rides, roving entertainment and delish festival foods!
We know times are a little uncertain at the moment so planning a getaway close to home sure is the way to go. We hope you find inspiration for your next road trip adventure in Moreton Bay Region.
If you are on the hunt for a new whip perfect for your spring getaway check out the all-new Renault Arkana available now to test drive at Village Motors Renault.
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If you’re looking for a fun filled spring getaway only minutes from your front door, prepare your bags, fuel the car and sort your playlist! Point your steering wheel to Moreton Bay this springtime.