Nature & Parks in Brisbane

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Nature & Parks in Brisbane

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What travellers are saying

  • Sarah C
    Ashtead, UK1,290 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It's well worth sending a couple of hours along the South Bank, there's so much to see, mock beaches, art galleries, bridges, city vista, people watching...
    Written 29 February 2024
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  • Jessparish11
    Woking, UK52 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really enjoyed the visit to the sanctuary, it showcases all the classic Australian animals, koalas, platypus, kangaroos, wombats, dingoes etc.
    We pre-booked the koala hold, it was very fleeting and I was unsure if it felt a bit like a corporation of using the animals for profit, but they do conduct important koala research here, just came away a little unsure if it felt a bit more like a zoo than a sanctuary. Others have commented here how the koalas in the sanctuary are actually from a breeding program as opposed to being rescued and unable to live back in the wild.
    In general, we really enjoyed our day here.
    Written 3 April 2024
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  • KBofLB
    Littleborough, UK564 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I visited Roma Street Parkland on a visit to Brisbane some ten years ago. I enjoyed that visit, but I noted on this occasion that there has been significant development in the meantime. The formal flower beds have been increased in size and looked wonderful. I was particularly impressed by the rainforest area and its colony of flying foxes. I managed to avoid treading on any of the abundant eastern water dragons!
    This is an essential site for visitors to Brisbane to include on their itinerary.
    Written 18 March 2024
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  • humanfoodbag
    Brisbane Region, Australia41 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I hadn’t visited the botanic gardens in a very long time. I visited it recently. A lot of it is as I remembered. I really enjoyed walking through the gardens. There are a lot of things to see. My favourite was the bonsai garden.
    Written 3 April 2024
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  • Paul Legate
    United Kingdom20,408 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Brisbane River is the longest river in South East Queensland and runs through the centre of Brisbane.

    The river is a significant focal point of Brisbane and dominates the city, a great deal of attractions in the downtown area are contentrated around the riverfront. During our stay in Brisbane we did a number of walks using the the dedicated multi-use bikeways.

    One walk was from CBD to Toowong along the Bicentennial Bikeway which runs along the river and there were some fantastic views of the Brisbane skyline and the river itself.
    Written 28 March 2024
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  • Chris F
    Slaithwaite, UK496 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A very nice place to take a stroll in the middle of Brisbane. The gardens are well maintained and the is a lovely cafe in the middle of the gardens. The only negative is that some of the signage is a little misleading and could be better.
    Written 28 December 2023
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  • Sarah C
    Ashtead, UK1,290 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Having walked across Story Bridge we came across Kangaroo Point. It's a lovely leisure area with great views across to the city
    Written 29 February 2024
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  • Katrina L
    Sydney, Australia12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    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
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  • Geraldine D
    Canvey Island, UK29 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We used public transport to and from Brisbane CBD which was very easy.
    The views were truly amazing
    The viewing platforms made taking photos of the many views to be very easy, especially panoramic vistas
    It did get crowded on occasions when tourist disembarked from the many tour buses that stopped there. Luckily, there was a quick turnaround as they seemed to be back on buses within 15 minutes
    Written 4 April 2024
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  • charmi_13
    Brisbane, Australia59 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    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
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  • GriffnLeanne
    Morrinsville, New Zealand96 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    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
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  • Malraj B
    Kandana, Sri Lanka281 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    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 available
    Written 24 July 2022
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  • Vivek M
    Brisbane, Australia6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    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
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  • WorldTravla7
    Cairns, Australia6,054 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    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
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  • Aussie Traveller
    Brisbane, Australia381 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    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
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