Location – Ipswich, Queensland
Everything in Ipswich Queensland is within arm’s reach
Whether you are visiting Ipswich Australia for business or pleasure, Best Western Ipswich offers a prime location on Warwick Road, situated in Ipswich Central, close to hospitals, shopping centres, local attractions and parks, heritage walks, historical buildings, and annual events. Bundamba Racecourse is a short drive away, as is the Queensland Motor Raceway and the award-winning Railway Workshops Museum in Ipswich, Queensland.
Best Western Ipswich provides free parking, is conveniently located near the local bus and train links and is only a 45-minute drive from Brisbane and Brisbane Domestic and International Airports, as well as a comfortable 1-hour 20-minute drive from Gold Coast Airport and 60 minutes from Toowoomba Airport. The Defence Force Amberley Base is a 15-minute drive away and both Ipswich hospitals, as well as the medical specialist precinct, are just 2 minutes from the motel’s location.
IPSWICH PARKS AND GARDENS
Willey Street Park (BMX track) – 2-minute walk/1-minute drive
Denmark Hill Conservation Reserve – 1-minute drive
Queens Park and Nerima Gardens – 2-minute drive
Limestone Park – 3-minute walk
Ipswich Nature Centre and Ipswich Little Theatre – 3-minute drive
Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve – 15-minute drive
Pan Pacific Peace Gardens – 15-minute drive
Spring Mountain Forest Park – 25-minute drive
THINGS TO DO IN IPSWICH QLD
Ipswich Art Gallery – 2-minute drive
Ipswich Civic Centre – 2-minute drive
Seraphim Escape Rooms – 3-minute drive
The Workshops Rail Museum – 7-minute drive
Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway – 10-minute drive
Robelle Domain, Orion Lagoon – 25-minute drive
Rosewood Railway Museum – 25-minute drive
BMX Track – 3-minute walk
Mountain Bike Trails (Castle Hill) – 10-minute drive
IPSWICH ANNUAL EVENTS
Ipswich Show (Ipswich Showgrounds) – 2-minute walk
Winternationals (Willowbank Raceway) – 20-minute drive
Spark Festival (Ipswich City Centre) – 3-minute drive
IPSWICH SHOPPING CENTRES
Ipswich Antique Centre – 10-minute walk/1-minute drive
Ipswich Central Mall – 5-minute drive
Riverlink Shopping Centre – 5-minute drive
Brassall Shopping Centre – 7-minute drive
Booval Fair Shopping Centre – 10-minute drive
Orion Springfield Central Shopping Centre – 25-minute drive
More to discover in Ipswich, Queensland
The Ipswich area has so much to offer. Located just a short 40-minute drive from the Brisbane Central Business District, there are so many opportunities for family fun in the region. The City of Ipswich itself sits on the Bremer River and boasts 6000 heritage-listed sites, as well as a number of other architectural, natural, and cultural places of interest to enjoy.
Queensland Raceway in Willowbank is a premier motorsport facility, as well as hosting a number of events including concerts including the Willowbank 300. Willowbank MX is the newest drawcard for the area, with 7 motocross tracks and fun to be had for all skill levels and ages.
Ipswich’s Top of Town on Brisbane Street is renowned for its architectural beauty, as well as opportunities for boutique shopping, dining, and more. The region is also famous for its extensive conservation estates and reserves. Just 20 minutes from the City of Ipswich you can find Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate where you can enjoy bird-watching, bushwalks, and mountain biking or horse riding.
As Queensland’s oldest provincial city, you can expect to find little slices of history everywhere you look. Ipswich Library features the Picture Ipswich digital image archive where you can peruse historical records and pictures showcasing Ipswich life since 1843. It also boasts a new Children’s Library now open in the Nicholas Street Precinct.
Step it up a notch, and enjoy Ghost Tours at historic haunted sites. Learn the stories of tragedy and tales of spooky sightings. Follow your host through the cemetery or city centre, and immerse yourself in myth, urban legend, and magic.
Families will adore the region, with plenty to see and do for younger visitors. The Llama Farm is popular. See Queensland’s largest herd of llamas, plus donkeys, miniature ponies, peacocks, and more! Haigslea EWE Nique Hobby Farm is another treat for families. Grab a coffee and watch the kids enjoy a day out playing with friendly alpacas and sheep, patting lambs and goats, or feeding chickens and geese.
Another must for visitors is the Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway. Ride in an immaculately preserved vintage carriage past old abandoned mines, or enjoy a themed pioneer dinner train.
However you choose to unwind, explore, and enjoy the rich history of our beautiful location, we know that you’ll love your stay in Ipswich, Queensland.