The Samford region lies approximately 20 kilometres to the northwest of Brisbane. A picturesque and hilly area, Samford was first settled in the mid-1850s and is now a place many hobby farmers call home, being one of the closest semi-rural acreage townships to Brisbane.
The average daytime temperature in Sept/Oct is 26 degrees with overnight minimums getting sown to around 15 degrees. The days are generally dry and sunny with an average total monthly rain faill of around 25mm and an average wind speed of 12km/h.
It’s located close to the city, but feels a world away with its rolling hills, wide, open spaces and country charm. Samford has managed to maintain a buzz around its café scene, so you’ll find yourself wanting to linger longer for a second coffee before wandering next door to the local produce shop for some of Samford’s freshest food. You’ll be keenly aware of the community vibe in Samford, with real country hospitality around every corner and over every hill.
Samford’s welcoming atmosphere, natural beauty and proximity to both Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast make it a great place to stop for the day, night or even longer. Many a day tripper has found themselves wanting to make a life here with so many eclectic things to do in Samford and its surrounding areas.
The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2,045 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships and urban centres to coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We’ve Got it All.
Located between Brisbane City and the Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay is one of Australia’s fastest growing urban regions with its population forecast to grow by over 40 percent to more than 690,000 by 2041.
Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys the benefits of close proximity to the Brisbane CBD and a lifestyle that’s second to none.
The region offers some of South East Queensland’s premier waterfront locations, pristine environmental areas, vibrant entertainment options and thriving cultural and community hubs. Residents enjoy access to award-winning medical, commercial, leisure, entertainment and residential precincts.
We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Country across our region. We also acknowledge and pay our respects to the Kabi Kabi, Jinibara and Turrbal Traditional Custodians, and their elders past, present and emerging.