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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.…

Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens and Orchid House

Urangan, 4655

The Botanic Gardens are situated on a 26-hectare property which was established to display plants of the Wide Bay and Sandy Straits regions. Natural bushes, formal gardens and wetlands merge together to provide an environmental delight. Areas of interest include the Japanese Brid…

Arkarra Lagoons and Tea Gardens

Dundowran Beach, 4655

Arkarra is an aboriginal word meaning "place of many ducks" and was so named by the local Aboriginal tribe of the Fraser Coast Region. Arkarra's melaleuca wetlands, covering a substantial part of the original 200 acre freehold property, were first identified as "swamp" in 1880.…

Banksia Track and Boardwalk

Woodgate, 4660

Situated within the Woodgate section of Burrum Coast National Park, the Banksia Track and Boardwalk takes you over swampland and open forest into palm forest and towards wildflower territory. The boardwalk experience starts off your journey, taking you through a melaleuca tea tre…

Mon Repos Regional Park

Mon Repos, 4670

Mon Repos supports the largest concentration of nesting marine turtles on the eastern Australian mainland from November to late March each year. This is the most significant loggerhead turtle nesting population in the South Pacific Ocean region. Successful breeding here is critic…

Alexandra Park

Bundaberg, 4670

Nestled on the banks of the Burnett River on Quay Street, Alexandra Park offers a playground for all ages under the shade of large trees. The kids can play on the playground or run in the large open spaces. The Rotunda gives the park an old time feel. Keep an eye out for locals p…

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