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Beerwah is very easy to find because it is situated along Steve Irwin Way, which used to be known as the Glasshouse Mountain Tourist road. It is nestled at the base of Mount Beerwah and is 70 kms north of Brisbane and a short drive from the Sunshine Coast. The town of Beerwah has many agricultural industries such as vegetables, tropical fruits, dairying, pineapples and strawberries.

Beerwah was a farming and timber community until the 1980s when residential development quickly grew. It is named after Mount Beerwah, the tallest of several volcanic plugs comprising the Glass House Mountains. The mountain is in a national park, eight km south-west of the town.

Beerwah has a golf course, a train station, shopping centres and Australia Zoo. It also has a sports ground with a youth activities centre, a golf course, a hotel and a motel. Beerwah also has 3 schools and a private college. Visit the Beerwah Aquatic Centre website. Located on Roberts Road, Beerwah, the centre has a 25-metre heated pool and offers learn-to-swim classes

Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo is one of Australia’s greatest tourist attractions, drawing people in from all over the world and it is in Beerwah.

The zoo was set up by Bob Irwin and later made famous by his son, Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin. Another tourist attraction, the Glass House Mountains are located nearby. Beerwah Market - 7-11am the first Sunday of the month, Beerwah Marketplace (Woolworths) car park, Peachester Rd, Beerwah

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