The Birthplace of the Australian Commercial Sugar Industry

on Quandamooka Country

277 Wellington Street Ormiston, QLD 4160


Historic Ormiston House is regarded as the birthplace of the Australian Sugar Industry. 

It was built by Hon. Captain Louis Hope and dates back to 1862.

 The beautiful house is considered to be one of the finest examples of colonial architecture in Queensland. 

The meticulously restored house, expansive grounds and beautiful gardens overlook stunning Moreton Bay to the East.

Ormiston House will reopen on Sunday 4th February at 12pm. Devonshire tea and House tours will be available from 12-4pm with last gate entry at 3pm. 

Entry $8, child (5-12) $5,  Devonshire Tea $8.