Spirits of the Red Sand is located in Southern Queensland, Australia. We are located halfway between two of Southern Queensland’s most popular destinations: Brisbane and Gold Coast.
BRISBANE – (30 mins)
With clear blue skies and a pulsing river at our heart, Brisbane is an adventurous urban metropolis with a relaxed vibe. Brisbane offers a subtropical climate as an integral part of the alfresco lifestyle and culture. Explore stunning natural assets such as World Heritage rainforests, mountain peaks and a pristine bay, or immerse yourself in our ancient Aboriginal culture. A vibrant bar and dining scene, stunning new hotels, a jam-packed events calendar and a welcoming attitude means Brisbane embodies the best of Australia.
GOLD COAST – (40 mins)
Embrace the unrivalled energy of the Gold Coast, where Aussies come to holiday. With its beautiful sandy beaches, ancient rainforests, thrilling theme parks, and a vibrant dining and cultural scene come to life in this entertainment playground.
Whether it’s watching the sunrise at Burleigh, fishing at Main Beach, taking in the golden sand at Surfers Paradise, or surfing with the pros at Currumbin, there’s a spot reserved for you on the spectacular coastline that draws visitors locally and from all over the world.
OUR UNIQUE VENUE
Spirits of the Red Sand is set within the Beenleigh Historical Village – which offers visitors an authentic journey back in time and boasts an extensive collection of twenty heritage buildings and features early Australia memorabilia.
Our unique location at Beenleigh Historical Museum allows you to witness first-hand the sights and scenes of 19th century Aboriginal Australia. Also available for special events, our venue is ideal for weddings, corporate functions, and educational tours. The fully licensed Tin Cup Café is located on-site and open daily for you to enjoy fresh home-cooking and bakery treats, all-day breakfast, specialty coffee and teas.
We are located halfway between Brisbane and Gold Coast off the M1 Exit 35 South, either direction.
From Brisbane CBD or Airport: 30 minutes.
From Gold Coast Airport: 45 minutes. From Broadbeach, Gold Coast or Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast: 40 minutes.
Spirits of the Red Sand
Beenleigh Historical Village
205 Main Street
We are a 3-minute drive or a 20 min walk from Beenleigh Train Station. With prior notice we can pick you up from the train station, just call or email our office.
Ask the driver to take you to Beenleigh Historical Village – 205 Main Street, Beenleigh.
A luxury 4-seater Mercedes vehicle can be arranged for round-trip private transfers door to door. $130 round-trip. Ask for details.
"This was a great experience for our high school young people. It was such a great day of learning, connecting to culture, learning the histories of the area. " TripAdvisor, Australia, August 2022
"This by far was the best experience I’ve ever had. The things you learn is so invaluable, you do not learn of this stuff in schools and it should be. I felt this deep in my heart, made me cry and it will forever be a moment I will remember. " TripAdvisor, Australia, August 2022
"I would highly recommend this show to anyone. The cast gave a moving true story of the aboriginal people and what they went through. It was eye-opening and educational. Thank you for an amazing night that we will never forget! " TripAdvisor, Australia, May 2022
"It’s absolutely lovely to be able to be a part of celebrating NAIDOC and First Nations Culture. Loved the stalls and Indigenous artworks and businesses. Especially loved the dancing, Bush Tucker Bunjie and the Educational sessions. " TripAdvisor, Australia, July 2022
"Second year we have been and it's just amazing. Great food, entertainment and the markets are fantastic.. always stock up on my Davidson Plum jam - yum! And there is a young artist there, Stephen Hogarth, who is brilliant.. love his work. Well worth the visit. I'll be back next… " TripAdvisor, Australia, July 2022
"This is a story that every Australian, every Queenslander - and every visitor to Queensland - needs to know. The performers did a great job of telling us a very confronting story that must be extremely painful to tell. I felt humbled that the performers were prepared to share… " TripAdvisor, Australia, July 2022