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- Stunning foreshore area in the heart of Brisbane. This area is over 30 years old but it is truly a beautiful place filled with so many places to visit from vegetarian gardens, a beach and pools, bars and cafes, stunning gardens, markets, cultural and exhibition centres and walkways. Takes about 20 minutes to walk the length but you'll be stopping so frequently so you could easily spend hours here. It's clean, peaceful and amazing to visit right in the heart of the city.Written 27 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Visitor from Virginia, friends here said let’s visit a locals place that you won’t forget. Visited on a warm Thursday late morning, heat and humidity in full bloom! Plenty of shady rest spots which was essential. Great walk through the scenic birds merely set the tone for a great visit. Enjoyed the wild raptors, the Kipa herding demonstration, the crocodile feeding, Koalas everywhere, and the Kangaroo feeding. Simply a superb visit!Written 16 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Beautifully presented parkland in middle of Brisbane. Easy to walk around in half an hour or to spend longer admiring the range of gardens. Good cafe on site, it was very busy the day we went. Access is good for pushchairs, wheelchairs though the gardens are laid out on different levels so some parts are sloping.Written 3 December 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- We had 1 1/2 hours and only managed about 1/3 of the gardens. Probably needs 2 visits. It is free.
Japanese gardens, bonsai specimens, cacti, temperate gardens , lagoons, rainforest , giant bamboos and more…
Excellent.Written 13 November 2023
- We got tickets and rode the city cat up to the Hamilton turnaround spot and back to South Banks Park area. It was nice to write the boat as the sun was setting and see the city lights coming on. Also, once you get out of the city area and the sun has start to see thousands of bats coming into the city to settle for the night as they fly across the river. We bought a ticket for $20 Australian, which is a two hour window to ride the boat.Written 29 October 2023
- Beautiful at night and day , this tropical oasis showcases unusual plants and is adjacent to the river which also enables access to the Southbank parklands by pedestrian bridge with city beach where you can swim or walk to major gallery’s or theatres ..Written 7 December 2023
- I walked here from the South bank taking in some spectacular views across the river and CBD. Definitely worth the trip up to the parkWritten 7 November 2023
- What a wonderful place to relax under the big trees by the river. Just hop off the River Cat at New Farm.Written 12 August 2023
- We drove up to the top of Mount Coot-tha last week in the middle of the work week so there was very few people there. There was one bus group that came and went very quickly. The main restaurant is closed because it was a Covid casualty or maybe a remodel, but it didn’t look like they were doing any remodeling. There is another small café that has mostly some snack food and great views overlooking the city of Brisbane. As we drove up one side of the mountain and down the other, it’s very dry and not really a lot to see I would suggest taking a drive up, just to see the views of the city perhaps maybe at Sunset.
Make sure you stop at the botanical garden on the way up to the summit. Here you could spend a couple of hours easily, and there are a lot of trails. Depending on your interest and timing, you could probably spend the majority of a day here looking at the different types of gardens and the exotic local Australian birdlife.Written 7 November 2023
- Visited the playgrounds at Rocks Riverside Park with my young son. There are several playgrounds/play areas scattered around. The toddler playground is fully fenced and quite shady. The water play areas are super shallow and great for young children. Adults can supervise without getting all wet. Very cool park, very enjoyable. There was one coffee van, which was great. Some more food options would be fantastic 👌🏽Written 20 September 2023
- We travelled from Redcliffe to the Gantry (about an hour) and completed the Somerset Trail - approx 14km loop which was a relatively easy trail to follow and well marked through a variety of bush types. The lookout about half way round was a great spot for lunch with view over Somerset Dam and Lake Wivenhoe. The track does cross the 4WD track a bit, so you do hear the cars/bike etc. Plenty of bird life and really nice to get out of the city and into the bush.Written 29 July 2023
- During my short trip to Brisbane I had the opportunity go fishing in this location. Very interesting. Lot of people come to this place for relaxing. All the facilities are availableWritten 24 July 2022
- A breathtaking and serene view of Lake Wivenhoe and Wivenhoe dam. A beautiful recreation area is available nearby for family picnics, a few meters from the lake.Written 19 June 2022
- Interesting place to entertain the grandchildren and consume some time on the school holidays. Some of the activities in the centre are interactive with participation and are both amusing and interesting. Our outing ended with a walk through the area on established walkways and make sure you obtain the brochure to "spot the creatures" along the way.Written 2 October 2020
- I did this short & easy rainforest hike up in Mt Glorious on a weekend. It’s perfect for beginners with an easy/flat track, lots of signage, boardwalks & graded paths. The walk is pretty, with lush rainforest all around you. It’s 4.3km return and you walk to Greenes Falls & back. The falls are nice but nothing special when compared to other giants in SEQ like Purling Brook & Larapinta or even smaller ones like Buderim Falls & Curtis Falls. The draw card is the beautiful walk through the fairyland-like rainforest which is well worth doing.Written 6 August 2023
Frequently Asked Questions about Brisbane
- These experiences are best for nature & parks in Brisbane:
- Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Admission with Brisbane River Cruise
- Moreton Island Day Trip (Kayak, Snorkel & Sandboard) frm Brisbane or Gold Coast
- Premium Springbrook, Mt Tamborine Glow Worm, Lunch and Skywalk!!
- Springbrook andTamborine Rainforest Tour Incl Natural Bridge and Glow Worm Cave
- Whale Watching Cruise from Redcliffe, Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast