10 Unique Things to do in Ipswich

Some of the most unique and quirky experiences to be had in Queensland are just half an hour's drive from Brisbane, in the historic city of Ipswich.

From sunset cocktails with camels and glamping on a cattle farm to haunted mansion sleepovers and traditional Japanese tea ceremonies in a Japanese garden tea-house, here are 10 things you need to do when visiting Ipswich: 

Enjoy a sunset camel ride and a cocktail on the verandah of this camel farm’s homestead cafe
Take a ghost tour of Ipswich’s famous haunted mansion followed by wine in the cellar and a sleepover
Look out for the relics of an old Ipswich castle and coal mines on this interesting bush walk or bike trail
All aboard the vintage picnic train for a Sunday jaunt from historic Swanbank
Take a tour and traditional tea ceremony in these beautiful Japanese gardens west of Brisbane
Hardings Paddock is an exclusive scenic picnic and camp ground that is surrounded by bushland and just 20 minutes from Ipswich CBD.
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Enjoy an exclusive glamping experience on a cattle farm just 45 mins from Brisbane
This olive and lime farm near Ipswich has a tiny farmgate shop and a picturesque spot for picnics

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