Beerwah

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Get close to nature, explore lush forest reserves and glimpse native wildlife when you visit this relaxed mountain village.

Enjoy the laid-back atmosphere, magnificent surroundings and a network of nature trails in Beerwah, one of the larger towns in the Glass House Mountains area. Beerwah’s biggest attraction is the beauty and majesty of the Glass House Mountains, but it is also home to exciting theme parks, including the famous Australia Zoo.

The name Beerwah comes from the Aboriginal Kabi word birrawaman, which is an abbreviation of the word birra-wandum where birra means “sky” and wandum means “climbing up”. With spectacular views of the Glass House Mountains, it’s easy to see how the town earned its name. If you are an experienced climber, tackle the challenging Mount Beerwah, the largest of the Glass House Mountains. From its summit, relish the stunning panoramic views across the Sunshine Coast.

Venture into the Beerburrum State Forest and the Beerwah State Forest. These extend north from Caboolture to Caloundra and from Pumicestone Passage west to Woodford. Take one of the short walks through exotic pine plantations and open eucalypt forests. Try to identify the changes in vegetation as you move through remnants of rainforest and and pockets of coastal wallum country. Wallum is characterised by shrubland and heath where wildflowers and the beautiful banksia grow.

You can also go four-wheel driving, trail biking or horse riding along the established forest roads. Experience the outdoors with a camping trip at Coochin Creek. This mangrove-lined creek is a great place to fish or explore in a canoe. The creek flows into the sheltered waters of Pumicestone Passage and into Moreton Bay Marine Park. The Coochin Creek camping area includes communal fire rings and sites for tents, camper trailers and caravans.

Set aside a full day to enjoy Australia Zoo. Established in 1970, Australia Zoo was brought to fame by the late wildlife enthusiast Steve Irwin. Australia Zoo features dozens of open enclosures filled with remarkable wildlife and spread throughout native bushland. Experience the one-of-a-kind crocodile show made famous by the Crocodile Hunter himself, Steve Irwin.

Beerwah is located about 70 kilometres (43 miles) north of Brisbane along the Bruce Highway. Only a short drive from the Sunshine Coast, Beerwah is the perfect spot to explore the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland where you will find the charming towns of Maleny and Montville.

Australia Zoo, Glass House Mountains and surrounds!
Australia Zoo, Glass House Mountains and surrounds!
5 Bloomfield Pl, Beerwah, QLD
The price is NZ$217 per night from 7 Dec. to 7 Dec.
Situated in Beerwah, this guesthouse is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Glasshouse Mountains National Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Beerwah Forest Reserve and East ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (29 reviews)
Excellent place
"Very neat and clean. A nice quiet place to stay and relax. This guest house is a credit to Steph and Matt for the way in which it is presented. The only thing missing was an egg whisk (I do like my scrambled eggs in the morning Steph) so I bought you one."

Reviewed on 17 Nov. 2021

Australia Zoo, Glass House Mountains and surrounds!
Beerwah Retreat B&B
Beerwah Retreat B&B
75 Shaws Rd, Beerwah, QLD
The price is NZ$290 per night from 7 Dec. to 7 Dec.
Situated in the mountains, this romantic bed & breakfast is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Glasshouse Mountains National Park and within 6 miles (10 km) of Australia Zoo ...
5/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
"Phil and Sonia were lovely hosts who were very welcoming to us as a young couple who had never experienced this type of accommodation before. Would highly recommend!"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2021

Beerwah Retreat B&B
Beerwah Ideal 2 Bed Apartment - Pet friendly and 5 minutes to Australia Zoo
Beerwah Ideal 2 Bed Apartment - Pet friendly and 5 minutes to Australia Zoo
Beerwah, QLD
This family-friendly Beerwah apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of Glasshouse Mountains National Park and Beerwah Forest Reserve. Australia Zoo is 2.6 ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Nice stay
"Nice apartment, well equipped with all you need.Very clean and well looked after. Good communication with the host. Easy check in. Hosts were very welcoming. Beds were a bit uncomfortable. Overall had a great stay. Thankyou, Julie and David."

Reviewed on 31 Oct. 2021

Beerwah Ideal 2 Bed Apartment - Pet friendly and 5 minutes to Australia Zoo
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort
Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort
4.5 out of 5
2 Landsborough Parade, Golden Beach, QLD
The price is NZ$240 per night from 7 Dec. to 7 Dec.
Located in Golden Beach, this luxury aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bulcock Beach, Caloundra Events Center and Queensland Air Museum. Kings Beach and Moffat ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (2,002 reviews)
"Amazing resort! Loved the water Park!"

Reviewed on 28 Nov. 2021

Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort
Beerwah Ideal 2 Bed Apartment - Pet friendly and 5 minutes to Australia Zoo
Beerwah Ideal 2 Bed Apartment - Pet friendly and 5 minutes to Australia Zoo
Beerwah, QLD
This family-friendly Beerwah apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of Glasshouse Mountains National Park and Beerwah Forest Reserve. Australia Zoo is 2.6 ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Nice stay
"Nice apartment, well equipped with all you need.Very clean and well looked after. Good communication with the host. Easy check in. Hosts were very welcoming. Beds were a bit uncomfortable. Overall had a great stay. Thankyou, Julie and David."

Reviewed on 31 Oct. 2021

Beerwah Ideal 2 Bed Apartment - Pet friendly and 5 minutes to Australia Zoo
Beerwah Ideal 1 Bed Apartment, Pet friendly and  only 5 minutes to Australia Zoo
Beerwah Ideal 1 Bed Apartment, Pet friendly and only 5 minutes to Australia Zoo
Beerwah, QLD
This family-friendly Beerwah apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of Glasshouse Mountains National Park and Beerwah Forest Reserve. Australia Zoo is 2.6 ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Fanatic Accommodation
"David and Julie were wonderful and informative hosts. The accommodation was the best Stayz we have enjoyed in the last Decade that we have been greatful for being able to use Stayz Accommodation. David and Julie were so inspirational in fact, that we would like to turn our newly purchased Historical ..."

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2021

Beerwah Ideal 1 Bed Apartment, Pet friendly and only 5 minutes to Australia Zoo
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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