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Samford & Surrounds

Samford and Surrounds is an idyllic picture of relaxed country living, the region is located close to the city but still feels a world away with its rolling hills, wide open spaces and country charm.

Things to see and do in Samford and Surrounds:

  • Jollys Lookout
  • Mount Glorious
  • Cedar Creek
  • The Store of Requirement
  • Millen Farm Farmers Markets (Wednesday 2pm – 5pm)
  • Samford Valley Rail Trail

Explore Nearby:

Kids riding bikes at Brian Burke Reserve

The Latest Samford & Surrounds News


Moreton Bay Region Weather   •   16-5-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Where rain hit hardest in Moreton Bay Region

Last week's torrential rain wrecked Moreton Bay Region events and had many weather gauges filling fast. Here's the rainfall figures for last week.…

Moreton Bay Region Weather   •   16-5-2022  •   Kylie Knight

How to apply for flood disaster assistance

Personal hardship disaster assistance has been extended to residents affected by recent severe weather and flooding in the Moreton Bay Regional Council area. Here’s how to apply…

Local News   •   16-5-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Nominations open for top business awards

Nominations for the 2022 Moreton Bay Business & Innovation Awards are now open.…

Local News   •   15-5-2022  •   Nick Crockford

$2.8 million upgrade taking shape

North Lakes Sports Club is just a few weeks away from completing its $2.8 million refurbishment.…

Local News   •   15-5-2022  •   Nick Crockford

From Brendale to the world stage

Three times Mike Arieni has won the Moreton Bay Business & Innovation Award for Export Excellence. With nominations for 2022 opening on Monday, the founder of Solar Bollard Lighting has tips for business on the world stage.…

Captain Tohu's Magic comeback

Tohu Harris has been named for his first match of the season in Vodafone Warriors’ Magic Round encounter with South Sydney Rabbitohs at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday (3pm).…

New road surface to tackle hoons

Trials are underway in two selected areas of the Moreton Bay Region to tackle hooning.…

Dolphins' double swoop for State league stars

The Dolphins have added two more signings for their entry to the NRL competition next year, plucking two players straight out of Queensland Rugby League pathways.…

Kodi released early by Warriors

Halfback Kodi Nikorima has been granted an immediate release from his contract by the Vodafone Warriors, who are based at Redcliffe this season.…

Four-some display at national titles

Four players from this region made quite a splash at the Australian Youth Water Polo Championships last month winning medals and possible state selections.…

Where to vote early in Moreton Bay Region

Pre-polling ahead of the May 21 Federal Election begins on Monday. Here's a list of the pre-polling booths in the Moreton Bay Region and opening times.…

Dallin returns for Sharks showdown

Dallin Watene-Zelezniak returns on the right wing in one of two changes to the Vodafone Warriors’ line-up for their clash with fourth-placed Cronulla in Sydney on Sunday (kick off 4.05pm).…

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Upcoming Events

28th May   •  Causes & Community

Moreton Bay Red Ride

On May 14, we will see Moreton Bay’s scenic roads play host to thousands of bikes dressed in red to send an important message and raise much needed money.…

Moreton Bay Red Ride

28th May
Causes & Community

  •  Festivals

Samford Easter Fair & Morayfield Fair

Celebrate Easter over two big weekends in Samford and Morayfield.…

29th May
Arts, Culture & Heritage

Tawny Trails

Tawny Trails is The Creative Living Experience. A crafted journey that takes you through the heart of the Moreton Bay Hinterland. Mixing the beauty of nature and the magic of creativity into an art and lifestyle trail that shares the culture of creative living. …


Music & Entertainment

Moreton Bay Live & Local

First of its kind, live & local is re-igniting the south east Queensland north regions’ music scene – a series of micro-festivals showcasing live, original music organised by the creative community, for the greater community…


Workshops & Classes

Potions Making Classes at The Store of Requirement

Indulge in the subtle art of potion making! Have some fun and master the science of wizards’ potions. Using only the finest ingredients the wizarding world has to offer, take a step-by-step lesson in bottling the perfect brew.…

Live Local, Support Local in Samford & Surrounds

Greenes Falls | Mount Glorious

Greenes Falls is one of the astonishing rainforest hikes near Brisbane at Maiala National Park. Situated on the border of the Moreton Bay Region in Mount Glorious, the park enables visitors a chance to immerse themselves in nature and wildlife whilst mountain hiking.…

D'Aguilar National Park

D’Aguilar National Park is a truly stunning region that we're blessed to call part of the Moreton Bay Region. Parks, walking tracks and lookouts dot the scenery, offering amazing views of Moreton Bay, the Mountains of Glasshouse, and pools of crystal clear rainforest. …

Forgan Cove | Lake Samsonvale

Forgan Cove is a park at Lake Samsonvale, located in Joyner near Brisbane. This cove is a perfect day-use area for people who want to have a picnic, kayak, walk or fish. Forgan Cove has beautiful views of Lake Samsonvale and is a perfect place to visit on a warm, sunny day.…

Lake Wivenhoe Lookout | Mount Glorious

Overlooking the famous Lake Wivenhoe has become a whole lot easier with two great Wivenhoe Lookout spots in South East Brisbane. Mount Glorious and Dundas provide the Moreton Bay region with two outlook spots that overlook the largest lake in South-East Queensland.…

Maiala Day Use Area | Mount Glorious

Maiala National Park, one of the best Brisbane Rainforest’s bushwalks providing kid-friendly and family fun activities. With truly beautiful and enchanting scenes Malia is perfect for young ones and families. …

Jollys Lookout

One of Brisbane’s most famous picnic spots, Jollys Lookout in D’Aguilar National Park is known for its panoramic views over Enoggera Forest Reserve out toward the city.…

Samford Conservation Park

Samford Conservation Park is a easily accessible and pleasant area for outdoor space for picnics in the park, horse riding, bush walking and mountain bike riding.…

Mount Glorious

Mount Glorious, located in the D’Aguilar Range north-west of Brisbane City, is home to some of the most spectacular rainforests around Brisbane. Accessible by a winding mountain road, Mount Glorious is a hilltop that offers great walking trails, picnic and barbecue areas along with cafes. …

John Scott Park | Samford

John Scott Park is situated in the heart of Samford Village, on Station Street and provides segmented playgrounds for smaller children and larger children, bordered by green space on two sides, suitable for a small family footy or cricket.…

Samford Village Heritage Trail

Trace the historic footprints of a town steeped in Brisbane’s rich history that has now become a bustling hinterland village just 40 minutes from the city.…

Explore the Region

Bribie Island

The Bribie Island area includes Banksia Beach, Bellara, Bongaree, Welsby, White Patch, Woorim, Beachmere, Donnybrook, Meldale, Toorbul, Godwin Beach, Ningi and Sandstone Point.…

Burpengary & Narangba

Burpengary and Narangba are some of the Moreton Bay Region's fastest growing residential suburbs. Find out more on the Moreton Bay precinct. …

Caboolture & Surrounds

The Caboolture precinct is located in the north of the Moreton Bay Region, offering large residential blocks, catering to families away from the hustle and bustle of bigger cities.…

Dayboro & Surrounds

Located in the hinterland of the Moreton Bay Region, Dayboro and surrounds has been growing in popularity with those looking to make a lifestyle change and weekend day trippers. …

Hills District

The Hills district comprises of Arana Hills, Ferny Hills, Everton Hills, Eatons Hill, Albany Creek and Bunya. …

North Lakes & Mango Hill

North Lakes and Mango Hill are both family-oriented suburbs with the infrastructure and facilities to suit the needs to growing families.…

Pine Rivers

Pine Rivers precinct takes in the Strathpine, Brendale, Kallangur, Petrie, Murrumba Downs, Warner and Kurwongbah suburbs. The region is rapidly growing, proving popular with families due to the close facilities, parks and playgrounds. …

Samford & Surrounds

Samford and Surrounds is an idyllic picture of relaxed country living, the region is located close to the city but still feels a world away with its rolling hills, wide open spaces and country charm.…

Woodford & Surrounds

Get a little taste of country right on the city’s doorstep in Woodford and Surrounds located to the west of the Moreton Bay Region. The Woodford region is steeped in history and retains much of its yesteryear charm.…

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