Environment centres

Visit one of our Environment Centres to learn more about our special region and its amazing animals, plants and habitats. Each centre has its own boardwalk, picnic areas, viewing platform and discovery trails. All centres have a playground, BBQ and toilets.

School groups are catered for with our School Education Program  


Caboolture Region Environmental Education Centre (CREEC)

Location

150 Rowley Road, Burpengary

Contact

(07) 3888 8751

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 8.00am - 4.30pm
Outdoors areas are accessible 7 days.

End-of-Year Closures

Closed from 4.00pm Thursday 22 December 2016, reopening Tuesday 3 January 2017.

Brochures

Caboolture Region Environmental Education Centre (CREEC)
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CREEC is located on an 18-hectare reserve that incorporates Burpengary Creek and rare lowland creek rainforest ecosystem. Grow and buy local native plants from the community nursery or take a self-guided walk along informal tracks, which are pram and bike friendly.

The learning centre provides displays, tours, workshops, talks and information about "Living with the Environment" to help you sustainably manage our natural areas and waterways, minimize waste, reduce energy and water consumption and travel smarter. Become a volunteer to support the centre and the Friends of CREEC.

Meeting and event space

CREEC is also open for meeting and event space hire.  View the availability and make bookings of the following sections of CREEC:

Osprey House

Location

Dohles Rocks Road, Griffin

Contact

(07) 3886 4463  

Opening hours

10.00am - 4.00pm (7 days)  

End-of-Year Closures

Closed from 4.00pm Thursday 22 December 2016, reopening Tuesday 3 January 2017.

Brochure

Osprey House brochure [PDF 830KB] 

Osprey House is nestled amongst the mangroves on the North Pine River, where it opens into a wide estuary. It is rich with sea life and birdlife, with bird hides along the boardwalks amongst the foreshore, as well as an osprey nest on the "Osprey pole", with live streaming video of the ospreys fishing and nesting.

The interpretive centre includes a life size dugong, bird and animal displays and the live streaming video from the osprey nest. 

Kumbartcho Sanctuary

Location

15 Bunya Pine Court, Eatons Hill

Contact

(07) 3886 4463

 

Opening hours

10.00am - 4.00pm (7 days)  

End-of-Year Closures

Closed from 4.00pm Thursday 22 December 2016, reopening Tuesday 3 January 2017.

Brochure

Kumbartcho brochure [PDF 540KB]  

Kumbartcho is the local Aboriginal word for Hoop Pine (Araucaria cunninghamii). The Hoop Pine is the focus of the district's name, emblem and logo. Some magnificent specimen trees can be found at the Kumbartcho Sanctuary, which is set on 6 hectares of natural habitat, including a boundary with the South Pine River. 

Kumbartcho has many discovery trails, a suspension bridge that winds along the river banks and through the riparian rainforest. 

Meeting and event space

Kumbartcho is open for meeting and event space hire. View the availability and make booking of the following sections of Kumbartcho:

Volunteering

To volunteer with our enthusiastic and friendly team please fill out the volunteer online application and someone will contact you shortly.

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