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Ramblers Parachute Centre, Toogoolawah

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Skydiving and parachuting, tandem skydiving and learning to skydive - all available at Ramblers Parachute Centre, Toogoolawah, located only one hour and 30 minutes from Brisbane. It will give you the extreme adrenalin rush of a lifetime, so, "Do it in Tandem" or "Learn to Skydive" at the Ramblers Toogoolawah drop zone (just outback of Brisbane) and be surrounded by koalas and kangaroos. Jump today!

Ramblers have qualified and experienced instructors who are keen to take you for a tandem skydive or help you gain the skills you will need to ease your way into this unique and fascinating sport. To Do it in Tandem with Ramblers you must be at least 12 years old (12 to 18 require parental authority), of average health and fitness and weigh under 100 kilograms. To Learn to Skydive (minimum 16 years) with Ramblers select from the Skydiving Instructional Packages offered to find what suits you best.

Ramblers is Queensland's largest and longest established skydiving operation. They have been teaching people to jump out of aeroplanes since 1972 and they would like to take you too.

Come and find out why Ramblers are 'Famous for Fun'!

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Public Telephone

Activities

  • Lessons/Tutorials
  • Skydiving

Other Information

Accessibility:

Facilities are available for guests with a disability.

Children:

Children are welcome. Please note however that the minimum age for tandem skydiving is 12 years and to learn to skydive 16 years.

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Savages Crossing

Fernvale, Somerset Area
Free Entry
Looking for a quiet spot to drop a line or take the canoe or kayak out for a spin? Fish where the locals fish and visit Savages Crossing. Located along Banks Creek Rd, its just a short five minute drive from the township of Fernvale. The crossing is a beautiful spot where you can get back to nature and unwind in this tranquil creek setting. Catch a fish or go for a paddle in your kayak or canoe, you won't be disappointed!

Somerset Trail

Mount Mee, Moreton Bay Area
Free Entry
At the D’Aguilar Range’s northern end, this huge expanse of rainforest and eucalypt forest in Mount Mee Forest Reserve contains clear creeks, and lookouts with lovely views. Beginning at the Gantry, this mind-calming walk contains beautiful open forests, scribbly gum forests, rainforest remnants, hoop pine plantations and picturesque creek scenery. About halfway along, enjoy the magnificent views to the west, overlooking Somerset and Wivenhoe Dams. On your return, enjoy a picnic at the Gantry picnic area where the remains of the old sawmill that operated here until 1981 can still be seen.

National Paintball Fields

Ironbark, Ipswich Area
For a fun and adventurous day out, you can't go past Ipswich's National Paintball Fields at Blacksoil on the Brisbane Valley Highway - a 15-minute drive from Ipswich and just over half an hour from the Brisbane Central Business District. The family-owned Paintball Fields have 23 acres of lush fields so you can enjoy a safe adrenaline rush overseen by referees. Whether it's for a family outing (for over 15s), birthday party, group celebration or corporate event, you're guaranteed to have a day to remember in one of the largest skirmish and paintball fields in Australia. There are eight different themed concept fields, with forts, tournament field, bush fields, open playing fields and more. Once you check in and are provided with your overalls, goggles and breast vests for women, you're ready to splatter paint at your rivals! They have a package and catering tailored to suit your needs. National Paintball Fields is also licenced for Archery Tag - a game played similar to dodgeball but with bows and patented foam-tipped arrows. Suitable for 10 years and over, an Archery Tag birthday party will be a hit with kids and adults alike!

Yowie Park

Kilcoy, Somerset Area
Free Entry
Yowie Park is a must see when you visit Kilcoy. Pick up a special handmade gift at the craft cottage and have a chat to the volunteers who made it, or if you are a bit of a history buff, explore the Kilcoy and District Historical Society's Hall of History and learn a little bit about Kilcoy' past. You might also like to take a stroll around Fred Greensill Lake and the "For Valour" memorial walk designed by the Kilcoy RSL and learn about the town's war veterans. If art is more your style wander over to the Courthouse Art Gallery, to view the ever changing local and regional exhibits and have a chat to one of the volunteers about the artwork and workshops that they hold. Yowie Park also has picnic and barbecue facilities, public amenities, and a children's playground. Eateries are within walking distance to the Kilcoy Aquatic Centre which is adjacent to the park for easy access. Don't forget to have your photo taken with the Yowie statue before you leave.

Lake Somerset

Somerset Dam, Somerset Area
Free Entry
Lake Somerset is just south of Kilcoy and is a very popular boating and recreational spot. Motorised and non-motorised watercraft are allowed on Lake Somerset along with waterskiing, jet skiing, and wakeboarding. Boat ramps are available at three locations across the lake and can be found at The Spit, Kirkleagh and Westvale road. The lake is also a great fishing spot either from your boat or along the shoreline. Don't forget to grab your boating and fishing permits before heading out or dropping a line. If you would rather be in the water than on it, take a dip at the designated swimming areas at The Spit and Kirkleagh. These areas also provide picnic and barbecue facilities, along with Somerset Park, so make the most of if and enjoy the whole day by the water. If you want to stay longer there are a number of private campgrounds, holiday houses and retreats close by. Find out more about the accommodation around Lake Somerset at the Kilcoy Information Centre.

Toogoolawah

Toogoolawah, Somerset Area
Step back in time and experience the town of Toogoolawah. Begin your journey to the past at the Toogoolawah Condensery Art Precinct. Experience old meets new as you walk through the old factory packing shed whilst viewing exhibitions of modern art. Next stop is the Toogoolawah Railway Museum. As you enter the old railway station house, you will be greeted by a team of friendly volunteers who will happily regale you with stories of the past and the Toogoolawah of yesteryear. Outside the station house you will see the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, a passage of disused rail corridor now a popular recreational trail for cyclists, horse riders and runners. Fancy a great meal and drinks? Toogoolawah is home to three pubs which are open for lunch and dinner; each pub has its own unique style. The main street in Toogoolawah also features a quaint shops and cafes which are well work a look. On Saturday nights visit the Alexandra Hall, which houses the Toogoolawah Pictures. Here you can watch the latest new release films, whilst sinking back into the old canvas chairs. Just up the road is Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield and museum. Their open day fly in events provide great opportunity for history buffs and flight enthusiasts to view vintage and military aircraft. Whilst Watts Bridge specialise in the planes of yesteryear, you can also take a ride in modern day aircraft with Skydive Ramblers. Take to the skies with Skydive Ramblers and experience the beauty of flight and some of the best views of Somerset.

Mount Glorious

Mount Glorious, Moreton Bay Area
Glorious by name, glorious by nature. Tenderly embraced by lush rainforest, the endearing mountain hamlet of Mount Glorious is just 45 minutes drive from Brisbane on the magnificent D'Aguilar Range. Accessed by a winding mountain road, the tiny village is surrounded by mountainous National Park and protected forests. The drive up the mountain is peppered with breath-taking lookouts, picnic spots and points of natural interest. Be sure to stop a while and enjoy the view. At 680 metres above sea level the village is sometimes shrouded in cloudy mist. The cool mountain air makes Mount Glorious a particularly glorious place to visit during the hot summer months. In and around Mount Glorious you'll find a range of attractive accommodation options from weekend retreats and rainforest chalets, to bed-and-breakfasts and cosy cottages complete with fireplaces. Mount Glorious also plays host to a magnificent world-class sculpture garden set amongst thick lush rainforest. Feel your work-day worries melt away as you marvel at these beautiful works of art crafted from marble, stone, bronze and onyx. The stunning natural beauty of the mountain can be enjoyed with a bushwalk through adjoining Maiala National Park. Breathe in the crisp rainforest air, hike to the waterfall and be serenaded by hundreds of rainforest birds in song.

Mount Mee

Mount Mee, Moreton Bay Area
Overlooking the magnificent Glasshouse Mountains, Mount Mee is approximately 90 minutes drive north west of Brisbane and is part of the beautiful D'Aguilar Range. The delightfully bohemian village of Woodford is just 10 minutes drive to the north. From on top of Mount Mee, expansive and picturesque views of seaside Caloundra and pristine Moreton Bay can be savoured. The Mount Mee Forest Reserve contains huge expanses of rainforest and eucalypt forest and includes many picturesque bushwalks and four wheel drive tracks. Clear water creeks, lush rainforest canopies and stunning views make the Reserve a perfect place to unwind and get back to nature. Bushwalkers can explore beautiful, open forests, scribbly gum forests, rainforest remnants, hoop pine plantations and cascading rainforest creeks. For an extra challenge, hike the Somerset trail and be rewarded with glorious views of Somerset and Wivenhoe Lakes. History buffs can inspect the remains of an antique sawmill and take the Piccabeen Palm walk to learn about the area's forestry and logging history. The area has a number of good camping spots with toilets, barbecues and firewood provided. Camping and four wheel drive permits are required. With its rich volcanic soil and good rainfall, this area is also known for its coffee growing and wonderful variety of local cheeses. These gastronomic delights can be savoured at the local restaurants and eateries. Several charming bed-and-breakfasts offer accommodation on Mount Mee with further accommodation options to be found at nearby Dayboro and Woodford.

Marburg

Marburg, Ipswich Area
The historic village of Marburg, west of Ipswich, takes visitors back in time to an era when the town was the bustling hub of the local area. The streets are lined with beautifully restored heritage buildings including the old German Baptist Church, Bielefeld's Store and the historic hotel built in 1879. In 2008, Marburg won the title of Friendliest Town in Queensland. Just outside of town you will find the restored two-storey plantation style mansion named Woodlands of Marburg. This grand old lady of the valley is heritage-listed and was built in 1890 as the home of a local sawmill owner, his wife and their 11 children. The mansion overlooks picturesque Marburg Valley and is surrounded by magnificent Jacaranda Trees and Bunya Pines Visitors to Marburg can enjoy exploring on foot. Look for the iconic Marburg Hotel (circa 1879); the Community Centre, formerly the town's bank; Rosewood Scrub Historical Museum with lots of early photos of the area; old Bielefeld's Store, now an antique centre; the old Police Station, courthouse and lock-up; and the Anglican cemetery, the resting place of many of the area's pioneers.. From Woodlands you can take a hot-air balloon ride over the Scenic Rim and the heritage city of Ipswich. The Great Dividing Range provides the backdrop for your breath-taking glide over the scenic countryside. There are several boutique wineries in the area that are well worth the look. You can take a tour, enjoy a delicious meal and sample a drop of award-winning wine at the cellar door. The pretty villages of Haigslea and Rosewood nearby are also of historical interest and great places to linger a while and explore. Marburg is just 45 minutes' drive from Brisbane and Toowoomba and 15 minutes from Ipswich.

Morelia Track, Manorina

The Gap, Brisbane Area
Free Entry
On a clear day, the Morelia Track, Manorina offers spectacular views as far as the sparkling white sand hills of Moreton Island. Walk from the picnic area through tall open forest to the summit of Mount Nebo. Patches of rainforest along the way provide a cool contrast to the more open forest and pockets of cabbage tree palm rainforest. At the end of the walk there are large granite boulders on which to sit and ponder, and perhaps plan your next walk.
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