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The quiet hamlet of Helidon lies in the picturesque Lockyer Valley, approximately one hour west of Brisbane and just 15 minutes east of Toowoomba. Sandstone from this area has been used in many of Queensland's beautiful historic buildings. Helidon is also the business hub for explosive manufacturing companies situated on the outskirts of town

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For many years Helidon has been famous for its natural mineral springs prized for their great healing and therapeutic properties. The local Aborigines bathed in the spring water to ward off illness and after European settlement, the springs attracted the frail from far and wide. Arthritis, rheumatism, muscular aches, pains, stress, and a host of other ailments are said to be relieved by soaking in the warm, mineral-rich water.

Stay at a nearby health resort to get the most of your visit to the natural springs. You'll find quality motel-style accommodation, saunas, barbecue and gymnasium facilities and an on-site restaurant.

The grand old city of Toowoomba is just 15 minutes' drive up the range and offers a host of things to see and do. Not far from Helidon you'll also find wineries, historic homesteads, national parks and a host of scenic drives.

Accommodation in the Helidon area includes spring resorts, bed-and-breakfasts, hotels and motels.

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How To Get There:
From Brisbane, follow the Ipswich Motorway and follow Toowoomba signage, exiting onto the Warrego Highway.
Follow the signs until you reach Helidon.

Must See and Do:
Take some time out to enjoy the relaxing heated mineral hydrotherapy pool, sauna and outdoor saltwater pool amongst the spacious and relaxing acreage at Helidon Natural Springs Spa Resort Motel.
Stay a while in the centre of the village of Helidon. The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast is a National Heritage listed building. Helidon has an RSL, hotel, general store, post office and is a good spot to head off on the Spring Bluff Scenic Drive.


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