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)

Address 150 Rowley Road, Burpengary
Phone (07) 3888 8751
Open Monday - Friday: 8.00am - 4.30pm
Outdoors areas are accessible 7 days. 
Brochure CREEC brochure [PDF 830KB] 
Walking track guide [PDF 2.7MB]

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

Address Dohles Rocks Road, Griffin
Phone (07) 3886 4463
Open 10.00am - 4.00pm (7 days)
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

Address 15 Bunya Pine Court, Eatons Hill
Phone (07) 3264 3953
Grounds Open Dawn till Dusk everyday
Nursery Open Tuesday - Friday: 9.00am - 3.00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8.00am - 12.00noon
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:


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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