Nostalgic Stroll Through Nundah Heritage Trail

Nostalgic Stroll Through Nundah Heritage Trail takes you on a journey through Nundah, discovering events that have shaped the area including:

  • Nundah’s early European settlement
  • the impact of World War II on Nundah
  • Queensland’s early pineapple industry in Nundah.

Download the trail information, and view the map online:

Nostalgic Stroll Through Nundah Heritage Trail map and table

There are 18 points of interest on the Nostalgic Stroll Through Nundah Heritage Trail. The trail starts at Toombul Shire Hall, before heading along Sandgate Road to the Royal Hotel, then to the Nundah Baby Clinic, and passing Nundah State School. It then moves towards Nundah Fire Station and Nundah Cemetery before concluding at Toombul shopping centre.

For more information about each place of interest, download the Nostalgic Stroll Through Nundah Heritage Trail brochure in your preferred format. The brochure map includes additional information on the locations of public transport, public toilets and access for people with limited mobility along the heritage trail route. Some parts of this trail are steep and may not be easily accessible for people with limited mobility.

Use the Google Map and information boxes to follow the Heritage Trail. Alternatively, you can use the heritage trail table below, which includes the places of interest number, name, location and description. The starting point of the trail (on the map) is marked with a ‘person’ icon.

Map of Nostalgic Stroll Through Heritage Trail points of interest including columns with number, name, address and description.
1.Toombul Shire Hall1141 Sandgate RoadConstructed in 1891 for the Toombul Divisional Board municipal offices.
2.Sandgate RoadSandgate RoadRoad used by Cobb & Co. carriages between Brisbane and Sandgate.
3.Royal Hotel1259 Sandgate RoadThe Royal Hotel was built in 1888.
4.Imperial Picture Pavilion1279 - 1285 Sandgate RoadOpened in 1918 and originally showed silent films before being demolished in 1965.
5.First Free Settlers MonumentCnr Sandgate Road and Nundah Bypass TunnelThe monument celebrates the arrival of the first free European settlers in Queensland at Nundah.
6.Nundah Air Raid ShelterCnr Sandgate Road and Wood StreetConstructed in 1942 due to the possibility of Japanese bombing raids which Brisbane remarkably escaped.
7.Nundah Baby Clinic10 Chapel StreetBuilt in 1934 to provide babies and new mothers with health care.
8.The Salvation Army Hall11 Boyd StreetConstructed in 1952, after the previous hall was destroyed in a cyclone in 1948.
9.Nundah State School41 Bage StreetNundah State School was established in 1865.
10.Tufnell Home OrphanageEnd of Dalziel StreetThe Tufnell Home orphanage operated from 1901 to 1970s.
11.Corpus Christi Catholic Church65 Bage StreetThe Corpus Christi Catholic Church is one of the best examples of Romanesque Revival architecture in Queensland.
12.Nundah Memorial Park133 Buckland RoadDedicated to the men and women from the district that fought in World War I and II.
13.Nundah Fire Station9 Union StreetThe Fire Station in Nundah was built in 1936.
14.PineapplesBuckland RoadPineapples were first introduced to Queensland by German missionaries and grown in Nundah from 1838.
15.Zion HillIn the vicinity of Hedley Avenue and Walkers WaySite of the first free European settlement, several kilometres away from the penal settlement at Moreton Bay.
16.Aboriginal History40 Hedley Avenue‘Nundah’ is believed to come from an Aboriginal word meaning ‘a chain of waterholes’.
17.Nundah Cemetery86 Hedley AvenueEstablished in the 1840s, Nundah Cemetery is the oldest surviving cemetery in Queensland.
18.Toombul shopping centre1015 Sandgate RoadOpened in 1967, Toombul shopping centre was the first shopping centre built in Queensland with air-conditioning.


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