Cedar Creek Falls, Tamborine Mountain QLD

The Cedar Creek Fall Section of Tamborine Mountain is amazing. Differing from the other five sections – there is no rainforest here – it is a stand out unique experience not to be missed. Whilst it is very small as far as bushwalks go, it is very big as an immersive nature experience. Pack a … Read more

Strickland Falls Bushwalk, Strickland State Forest, NSW

Adjacent to the M1, Strickland State Forest is an ideal spot to have a picnic and stretch your legs while travelling between Sydney and Newcastle. 10 minutes from the freeway entrance, the forest is home to Strickland Falls. Quick Info Location: Strickland Forest Road, Somersby NSW, 2250 Walking Distance: 1.6km Elevation: Some hills Time: up to 1 hour Difficulty: Easy/Moderate: … Read more

Point Cartright Bushwalk, Sunshine Coast QLD

Point Cartright is vibrantly alive. The power and relentlessness of the ocean sets the tone for this bushwalk/beachwalk. Quick Info Location: Lot 577 Pacific Blvd, Buddina QLD 4575 Walking Distance: 500m return Elevation: Small incline, stairs to the beach Time: Less than 1 hour Difficulty: Easy Costs/Permit: No cost, no permit required Opening Times: Only closed occasionally for maintenance Facilities: … Read more

Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Bushwalk

Queensland’s premier botanic gardens, just a short drive from Brisbane City, is a wonderful place to experience a different type of bushwalk. With loads to discover, come for an hour or pack a picnic and come for the day. Quick Info Location: Mt Coot-tha Rd, Toowong QLD, 4066 Walking Distance: Various, from 1km Elevation: Gentle hills Time: 1+ hours … Read more

Bullimba Creek Walking Track

Located in the midst of Carindale, Bullimba Creek Walking Track is a great little spot to unwind from the busyness of suburban living. Walking distance from Westfield Carindale, the track provides an alternate form of entertainment for those who grow weary of retail therapy. Quick Info Location: Bullimba Creek Walking Track, Access via Eromanga Street Park, … Read more

Mt Coot-tha Summit Bushwalk, QLD

I love it when local councils invest well in free nature experiences that are suitable for families. The bushwalk from J.C.Slaughter Falls to the summit of Mt Coot-tha is one such experience. Superbly planned and consistently maintained, this bushwalk is a must do for all Brisbane families. Make that all South East Qld families; and everyone … Read more

Daisy Hill State Forest, Old Quarry Bushwalk, QLD

The Old Quarry is an unexpected treasure in Neville Lawrie Reserve, which adjoins Daisy Hill State Forest. I’d lived in the area for 20 years before I heard about the Old Quarry, and have since visited regularly to make up for lost time. The quarry is a welcome oasis in the midst of the usually … Read more

Wild Horse Mountain, Glass House Mountains, Summit Bushwalk

Challenging enough to feel like you have achieved something when you arrive at the summit, with the added benefit of coming away better educated from the information on display at the fire tower lookout. Quick Info Location: Walking Distance: 1.4km return Elevation: 123m Time: 1 hour – allowing time to explore the sheltered fire tower platform Difficulty: Moderate … Read more

Daisy Hill State Forest, Paperbark Trail, Lake Dennis, QLD

Daisy Hill State Forest is a treasure trove of tracks and facilities. Whether you have a hour to spare or the whole day, Daisy Hill State Forest has something to offer. The forest caters to diverse users such as: bushwalkers, school groups, mountain bike riders, rogaine adventurers, wedding parties and horse riders. A 2km ring road, … Read more

Berrinba Wetlands Bushwalk Walking Track

Stunning loveliness! I came away truly impressed from my jaunt to Berrinba Wetlands. This free community nature playground is a credit to Logan City Council. The extremely well maintained and much wider than average footpaths make for an enjoyable social nature experience. Even if you just make it to the viewing platform, your trip to Berrinba … Read more