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Gardners Falls

Maleny, 4552

Not far from Maleny up in the Hinterland, Gardner’s Falls is a wonderful place for people of all ages to freshen up, relax swim or just soak their feet in the cool stream. It’s just a short walk from the car park down to a series of falls and rock pools that are popular for s…

Roma Bush Gardens

Roma, 4455

Welcome to the Roma Bush Gardens. Since 1998, the volunteer Roma Bush Gardens group has been working to convert the surrounding area from a bare paddock to a beautiful native bush garden. The site features hundreds of trees and shrubs, all of which are natives found in the Marano…

Adungadoo Pathway

Roma, 4455

Adungadoo is a two kilometre recreational walkway along a naturally sensitive area located on the banks of the Bungil Creek. This area is locally called ‘The Long Drain'. The pathway is ideal for walkers, joggers and cyclists, whilst the adjoining watercourse is a must for an…

Paradise Dam Recreation Park

Biggenden, 4822

Paradise Dam is just a short 20 minute drive from the town of Biggenden, an hour south-west from Bundaberg and 3 hours drive North of Brisbane. The recreational area caters to day visitors and campers, and has many new modern facilities such as free gas bbqs and picnic areas, e…

Kondililla National Park

Montville, 4560

Just behind the Sunshine Coast, in the scenic Blackall Range, Kondalilla National Park is a cool mountain retreat. The park is named after the spectacular Kondalilla Falls, where Skene Creek drops 90 m into a rainforest valley. Kondalilla, an Aboriginal word meaning 'rushing wate…

Kolora Park

Palmwoods, 4555

Kolora Park, on the outskirts of Palmwoods, is a lovely place to visit. It is known by the locals as the 'Palmwoods Duck Pond' due to the vast duck population. Kolora Park consists of a freshwater lake, a playground and a walking track that leads people all around the pond. BBQ…

Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park

Bundaberg East, 4670

Known as Bundaberg's own "Kakadu", Baldwin Swamp is home to many species of birdlife and wildlife. Meander through the trails and take in the smells of the Eucalypt trees whilst enjoying the peace and quiet Baldwin Swamp offers. The wetlands provide a roosting, breeding and feedi…

Botanic Gardens Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountain, 4272

Covering 11 glorious hectares, the Gardens consist of exotic species and the natural rainforest of Tamborine Mountain. Over 25 years, dedicated volunteers have developed this property into the highly-photographic boutique Gardens that they are today. Nestled snugly in Tamborine M…

Tamborine Mountain National Park

Tamborine Mountain, 4272

Tamborine National Park, including Witches Falls - Queensland’s first national park - offers walking tracks leading to secluded places where you can soak up cool mountain air in the forest and enjoy a picnic with friends and family. Take your pick of several short easy walking…

Mercer Park

Kedron, 4031

Mercer Park incorporates Benelong Park, an area of remnant forest being rehabilitated by the Benelong Park Bushcare Group. The Benelong Park bushcare area includes a lovely circuitous path used by walkers and cyclists. Take the path through the remnant Eucalypt forest and you wi…

Mt Gravatt Outlook Reserve

Mt Gravatt, 4122

Mt Gravatt Outlook Reserve is part of the larger Toohey Forest Park and offers spectacular views of the city, surrounding suburbs, and on clear days, Moreton Bay Islands, the D'Aguilar Ranges and the Glasshouse Mountains. Visitors can enjoy picnicking, nature study, spectacular…

Toohey Forest Conservation Park

Nathan, 4111

Toohey Forest Park, which includes Mt Gravatt Outlook Reserve is approximately 260 hectares in size and is located 10 kilometres south of the city CBD. Toohey Forest adjoins bushland owned and managed by Griffith University. The vegetation of Toohey Forest is typical of the open…

7th Brigade Park

Chermside, 4032

While this park boasts one of the northside's largest fort-like playgrounds (known as Kidspace), an exploration of the expansive 7th Brigade Park reveals it has much more to offer. The Downfall Creek Bikeway runs through the park making this one a very popular track for runners a…

George Wilmore Park

Ferny Hills, 4055

George Willmore Park in Ferny Hills is jam-packed with play equipment to keep Brisbane Kids of all ages entertained for hours, as well as having plenty of space to run free and lots of trees to provide many spots for a family picnic in the shade. The park provides plenty of room…

Sheep Station Creek Conservation Park

Upper Caboolture, 4510

The park consists of 231ha of open forest and locally important for the conservation of natïve plants and animals and has identified sites of cultural heritage significance. It has a low-key recreation use including bushwalking, nature observation and horse riding.

Beerburrum and Beerwah State Forests

Beerburrum, 4518

Exotic pine plantations, open eucalypt forest and rainforest patches surround the peaks of the Glass House Mountains. Glass House Mountains lookout offers great views over all of the Glass House Mountain peaks and walking tracks. Enjoy relaxed camping close to the creek at Coochi…

ANZAC Park and Ululah Lagoon

Maryborough, 4650

Once a favourite spot for aboriginal corroborees, the area is now a beautiful park, centred on the Ululah Lagoon. In 1852, the first land sales were held for the new town here, in a simple slab hut. Horse-drawn scoops were used to clear the lagoon to form Maryborough’s first wa…

Queens Park, Maryborough

Maryborough, 4650

HERITAGE-LISTED Queens Park is one of Australia’s earliest botanic gardens and is an important part of Maryborough’s distinctive character. It is renowned for its sweeping river views, rolling green lawns, ornamental flower beds, towering trees and unique heritage features.…

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