Local Caboolture Attractions

Just under 60 minutes from downtown Brisbane, Caboolture is the gateway to the Sunshine Coast. White sandy beaches, stunning mountain scenery and charming country villages await visitors to the Caboolture Shire.

Best Western Caboolture Gateway is located just 1km from the town centre, 2 minute drive from Caboolture Hospital, 7 minutes’ drive from Caboolture Golf Club and 25 minutes’ drive from Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo.

Popular annual events guests attend include the Redcliffe KiteFest, Pine Rivers Festival, the Woodford Folk Festival and Caboolture’s famous Urban Country Music Festival. If you’re fascinated by ancient history and pharaohs, visit the Abbey Museum only a short distance from us to walk in the shoes of famous archaeologist, Howard Carter. The museum organises archaeological digs (mummy’s tomb included), perfect for a family day kids will love, or your next school/college excursion.

Centenary Lakes Park

Central to Caboolture’s busy town centre, hides one of the region’s best water parklands, Centenary Lakes Park.

Just off Morayfield Road and situated on the banks of the Caboolture River, Centenary Lakes is a beautiful parklands teeming with wildlife. A popular spot for nature loving photographers, the lakes is home to a wide selection of birds including cockatoos and ducks.

Australia Zoo

Located an hour north of Brisbane on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Australia Zoo has a team of passionate conservationists working around-the-clock to deliver animal experiences like no other.

Steve and Terri Irwin’s vision has always been to make Australia Zoo the biggest and best wildlife conservation facility in the world. There is no zoo like Australia Zoo!

Caboolture Golf Club

Conveniently located midway between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, the established 18 hole championship golf course is extremely picturesque with the Wararba Creek flowing alongside many of the undulating fairways.

We pride ourselves not only on our fine championship course and modern clubhouse, but also on our friendly country service that will make your experience at the club memorable.

Redcliffe KiteFest, Pine Rivers Festival

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! Redcliffe KiteFest is the Ultimate Kids Weekend. Don't miss the Hot Wheels Stunt Teamwith their huge Hot Wheels Semi-Trailer and Kids Fun Zone!

Urban Country Music Festival

Urban Country is like no other festival experience in the country. With a distinct mix of artists, it is set amongst a picture perfect gathering of art, food, craft and all things for the ‘musicurious’ festival-goer.

Woodford Folk Festival

The Woodford Folk Festival is held annually over six days and six nights from Dec 27th through to January 1st. More than 2,000 local, national and international, artists, musicians and presenters put on over 438 acts to an audience of an estimated 132,000 people. The festival begins each year with the iconic Opening Ceremony and closes with the spectacular showcase, the Fire Event on New Year’s Day.