Whats On

Come and Celebrate at the 2021 Garrett Brisbane Jamboree!

Across 2 Days, Saturday & Sunday you will see the Fastest Sport Compact Cars in the World racing to take out the title!

It’s not all just Drag Racing with plenty to see and do! Matt Mingay and the Hotwheels stunt Gymkhana team are back to put on a show with their Drift cars and Stunt team, Shannons Show N Shine will see over 100 show cars on display, Babe & Bikini Comps, Sound Off to give your ears a workout, Trader Alley and FREE Kids Rides!

Australia’s biggest Sport Compact event RESCHEDULED now on October 30th & 31st 2021 at Willowbank Raceway!

CMC Rocks 2022

We are currently waiting on confirmation of the dates by the organiser and will update as soon as released.

Are you up for the Challenge?

Experience the thrill of a lifetime driving a Holden or Ford V8 Race Car around the infamous Queensland Raceway in Willowbank!

We are one of the closest accommodation venues to Queensland’s premier race circuit – Willowbank. Just 10 minutes to the circuit where the biggest two & four-wheel events, in Qld, take place. This is the only location near Brisbane where you can drive on the same race track that international heroes do.


Pterodactyl Helicopters

Since 2008, Pterodactyl Helicopters has been partnering with the best local cafes, wineries, restaurants, pubs, breweries, and accommodation places in southeast Queensland and Brisbane to put together a selection of once-in-a-lifetime helicopter tours and scenic flights, where getting there is half the fun.

Workshops Rail Museum

The Workshops Rail Museum is a great day out for the whole family. The Museum is known for their school holiday activities such as Build it!, Circus Train, Toyland Express, The Great Train Robbery, and of course the iconic Day out with Thomas event (the biggest Thomas & Friends event in the country) that runs from Boxing Day every year until the end of January.

Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights

Experience the magic and adventure of a hot air balloon flight floating above the heritage city of Ipswich, the Scenic Rim and Somerset countryside. Discover and explore Greater Brisbane’s big backyard from the air!

Offering a boutique ballooning experience with only one flight per day and a maximum of 10 passengers ensuring absolutely everyone’s needs are catered for and you enjoy the experience you deserve. 

Receive a 10% discount on your accommodation when you choose to stay at Country Motel Ipswich when booking your flight.

Parks and Gardens

For the families, there are many parks, gardens and attractions which are FREE.

The Ipswich City Council Animal and Bird enclosure is well worth a look, located in the Ipswich CBD, directly across from Queens Park


Ipswich Turf Club


Join us trackside for a perfect day of racing

The Ipswich Turf Club is the home of the Ipswich Cup and so much more. Now boasting new horse race day stalls, refurbished track as well as impressive renovated facilities, the venue has something for everyone.

Embrace the Ipswich Cup!

18th June 2022

Rich in history, heritage and horses there really is nothing like the Ipswich Cup. But it is more than a horse race; it is the social day of the year for the greater Ipswich region.

The Arts

Ipswich Art Gallery is situated in the CBD and has regularly changing art and exhibits. It is interactive and child friendly with a dedicated hands-on Gallery just for children.