©

Hampton trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Hampton

Trip Planner South Pacific  /  Australia  /  Queensland  /  Hampton
Hampton is a town in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia 147km west of the state capital, Brisbane At the 2011 census, Hampton and the surrounding area had a population of 345. Situated at the top of an escarpment on the Great Dividing Range, Hampton is one of the small hamlets located along the New England Highway between Toowoomba, (29 kilometres away) and Crows Nest (12 kilometres).HistoryHampton Post Office opened on 19 May 1913 and closed in 1977. In 1886, the Crows Nest railway line reached the town.GeographyThere are three local dams that supply water to the surrounding area, all within a short distance of Hampton. These are Cooby Dam, Perseverance Dam and Cressbrook Dam. Recreational activities are available on some of the dams.ClimateHampton has moderate summer temperatures with high temperatures around 27°C. The summer low temperature is around 16°C. Hampton also has mild winters with temperature highs close to 17°C, and low temperatures around 6°C. The local flora and fauna are abundant to include many species of birds and mammals. Eucalypt and pine forests as well as grass land are present in this area.AttractionsHampton is known for the antique shop and gift stores as well as local produce, including citrus and avocados grown on the many farms located around the district. The Hampton Information Centre is located on the New England Highway at the junction of the Esk–Hampton Road. The road provides access to Ravensbourne National Park and connects Hampton to Esk. Ravensbourne National Park features short bushwalking tracks, a scenic lookout and picnic facilities. In May the park surrounding the Visitor Information Center plays host to the Hampton High Country Food and Art Festival. The festival gives local producers from all over the Darling Downs a chance to showcase their produce.
Use our Australia itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Hampton and other destinations in Australia.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Hampton

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities in Queensland:
Adventure, trails, parks
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Adventure, beaches, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Parks, sightseeing, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, sightseeing, adventure
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Outdoors, beaches, spas
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Where to stay in Hampton

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Queensland

30 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Australia BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Australia BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Cairns BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Mackay BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Sydney & Great Barrier Reef BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Brisbane BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 36 days in Brisbane & United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, teens, popular PREFERENCES: September, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Birdsville & Nambour BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Birdsville & Brisbane BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Sydney & Great Barrier Reef BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans