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Ipswich Visitor Information Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Heritage Bus Tour of "Great Houses of Ipswich

Everybody was extremely friendly and very knowledgeable about the history of historical houses in... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
SusanneB1157
The place to start

Popped in here as we entered Ipswich for the first time, hoping just to pick up a map and a few... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
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This accredited Visitor Information Centre offers a one stop shop for travel information including maps, brochures, and itineraries. Staffed by skilled and knowledgeable locals, the Centre offers a free booking service for accommodation and tours, a...more
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14 Queen Victoria Parade | Queens Park, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Everybody was extremely friendly and very knowledgeable about the history of historical houses in Ipswich. We were able to visit and walk through 3 historical homes while learning about the history of the homes. We also drove around observing different homes and buildings while learning...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SusanneB1157
DiscoverIpswich, Manager at Ipswich Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with a review Susanne. The Great Houses of Ipswich bus tour is an easy way to get around to these privately owned homes and includes commentary on the heritage and history of the town as well as a Devonshire...More

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Popped in here as we entered Ipswich for the first time, hoping just to pick up a map and a few brochures. Glad we did...a lovely lady offered help straight away and pointed out a few things to do on our first afternoon (including Queens...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kittenvintage
DiscoverIpswich, Manager at Ipswich Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Thank you for your review kittenvintage. It's great to hear that you received valuable service and enjoyed what the region has to offer. We hope to see you again soon to assist with more places to explore.

Reviewed July 29, 2018

I have been to this centre a few times now and the excellent service is consistent. Yesterday I took two guests to the centre to have a short break on their Ipswich and surrounds tour. As always the service was impeccable, but what was really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

From the time of booking my tickets till I got off the bus yesterday the staff from the Ipswich Visitor Information Centre made the day very memorable. The ladies that organized the trip where very helpful and on arrival and boarding of the bus we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Housed in Queens Park this information centre is very attractive and accessible. It has information for locals and tourists alike with everything from local brochures and maps to local hand made souvenirs. Friendly local knowledge staff and as a local I was able to find...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

We were looking for a map to help us get to Ivory's Rock conference centre near Peak Crossing and the ladies were extremely helpful, including showing us the location on a computer screen. They were knowledgeable and enthusiastic about current developments at Ivory's Rock, which...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

I visited the Visitors Centre in Ipswich a couple of times, and on both occasions found them extreamly helpful. The second time was to book a camp site for the night and they went out of their way to help me, even printing off the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lynn H
DiscoverIpswich, Manager at Ipswich Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thank you for your review. We aim to give visitors and locals a welcoming and positive experience every time. Assisting with accommodation, places to visit and things to do is what we do best - We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Very helpful. As new resident to region, very good resource. Helpful & friendly staff. ICC has been great with information about the region, and some activities. Other Councils where we lived previously could learn from them.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tony R
DiscoverIpswich, Manager at Ipswich Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Welcome to beautiful Ipswich, I'm glad our friendly staff and volunteers were able to assist you with useful information and suggestions to enjoy as a new resident. We look forward to seeing you again once you're ready to explore more.

Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

A bus tour to the oldest provincial city in Queensland ( 1 hour plus from the Gold Coast) proved amazing! The city of Ipswich ( 200,000 ) was built on the back of the coal mining industry and railways around 1842. Beautiful heritage homes 🏡...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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DiscoverIpswich, Manager at Ipswich Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2017

Thank you for the informative review and positive experience you had in Ipswich. Only 1 hour to Ipswich from the Gold Coast and only 30 minutes from Brisbane. What a great day trip!

Reviewed May 22, 2017

So pleased we called in -the staff were amazingly helpful and friendly - gave us some good recommendations for dining out and photography spots - thank you team!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Deborah S
DiscoverIpswich, Manager at Ipswich Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2017

Thanks for a great review Deborah - we would love to see some of your photographs.

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