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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

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Kids riding bikes at Brian Burke Reserve

The Latest Samford & Surrounds News


Local News   •   27-12-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Jetty, Set, Go! Fun run entries open Jan 5

Entries are about to open for Queensland’s longest running fun run – the Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run.…

Local News   •   27-12-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Join Roman fun at Abbey Museum

Youngsters can travel back in time this January MMXXII (2022) to Ancient Rome at the Abbey Museum in Caboolture.…

news   •   23-12-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Times tumble for Southern Cross at state titles

Barry Pope was the standout for Southern Cross Swimming Club at last week’s 2021 McDonald’s Queensland Championships at Brisbane Aquatic Pool.…

Local News   •   21-12-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Home away from home

The Lifestyle Centre at Samford is home to a treasure trove of beautiful businesses – and animals. It’s the perfect place to search for a special gift……

Local News   •   21-12-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Sign-up for swim on Australia Day

Entries are rolling in from across Queensland for the first Suttons Beach Pavilion Swim on Australia Day next year.…

PICTURES: Hotel reopens after $2.2m renovation

Bribie Island Hotel has officially re-opened after a $2.2 million dollar renovation.…

RESULT: Yvonne Barlow wins Division 7

Yvonne Barlow has been officially declared winner of the Moreton Bay Regional Council Division 7 by-election.…

Raptors' pride despite missing Sunbowl glory

Moreton Bay Raptors are celebrating a season of firsts with their Men and Mixed teams reaching semi-finals - and Juniors the Sunbowl final.…

COVID-19: Masks are back from 1am

Wearing masks will be mandatory again in many public places throughout Queensland from 1am on Saturday (December 18).…

Isaac ready for Zerafa showdown

Isaac Hardman has the Christmas present he wanted – a fight against Michael Zerafa.…

From Redcliffe to world's greatest sporting stages

Cheryl Jenkins will spend two weeks at the Australian Open next month - with “no time to watch the tennis”.…

Making miracles happen

Steph Bennet cares for hundreds of injured or orphaned wildlife every year with the aim of returning them to their natural habitat. See her work in our gallery of images...…

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Upcoming Events

  •  Festivals

Samford Easter Fair & Morayfield Fair

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

30th January (+ 4 more)   •  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. …

Tawny Trails

10:00am 30th January
Arts, Culture & Heritage


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…

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.…

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. …

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. …

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. …

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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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