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Beerwah is a thriving small country town and home to Australia Zoo. Located just an hour drive north of Brisbane and a short drive from the Sunshine Coast, Beerwah is the perfect location to explore the Sunshine Coast hinterland.
The Glass House Mountains, 16 ancient volcanic crags that emerge from the plains, are also just a few minutes away. Mt Beerwah is the name given to one of the eroded volcanic plugs. There are several walking tracks and some lookouts in the Glass House Mountains that offer breathtaking views of the region, so be sure to take some time to explore this area. Call into the new Visitor Information Centre at the town of Glass House Mountains on the Steve Irwin Way to pick up a local map and directions.
- From the North: Exit off the Bruce Highway onto Steve Irwin Way. The main Beerwah turnoff is on the right about 15km from the exit. - From the South: Exit from the Bruce Highway onto onto Steve Irwin Way. The main Beerwah turnoff is on the left about 15km from the exit. Beerwah has one petrol station, a Shell, in the heart of town. There is also a couple of petrol stations along Steve Irwin Way.
There is a train station in the heart of Beerwah which offers frequent (usually hourly) services. Timetables can be found at the translink website .
There are no buses within Beerwah, and few taxi services, so to get around you would want to hire a car at a major city (car hire is not available within Beerwah).