Goomoolahra Falls Picnic Area and Bushwalk, Springbrook, QLD

A lovely addition to your day at Springbrook, Goomoolahra Falls bushwalk and picnic area is an ideal place to refuel between longer bushwalks. Visit here in combination with Twin Falls circuit or Purling Brook Falls to complete your day at Springbrook National Park. Quick Info Location: 2922 (end of) Springbrook Road, Springbrook, Qld 4213 Walking … Read more

Best of all Lookout Bushwalk, Springbrook National Park, QLD

Wow! Be transported into Tolkien’s Middle Earth in this bushwalk. The 350m walk to the lookout, which really does live up to its name, is something straight out of Lord of the Rings. Mysterious, misty and gloomy – but without the fear of giant spiders or wargs – this bushwalk is a truly unique experience. … Read more

Dalrymple Circuit, Main Range National Park, Goomburra Section, QLD

Dalrymple Circuit is a beautiful little bushwalk, adjacent to Manna Gum camping area, that follows Dalrymple Creek. Strategically placed seating, with views of the creek, makes this is a track to pause and reflect as you go. Location: End of Forestry Reserve Road, Goomburra QLD 4362 (2.5 hours SW Brisbane) Walking Distance: 1.2km Elevation: Negligible Time: 30 … Read more

Sylvesters Lookout Track, Main Range National Park, Goomburra Section, QLD

Sylvesters Lookout track is a lovely short bushwalk, idealy completed in conjunction with other tracks, during a day in the Goomburra Section of Main Range National Park. Location: 1.5km from the end of Lookout Road, Goomburra QLD 4362 (2.5 hours SW Brisbane) Walking Distance: 1km Elevation: 47m Time: 30 minutes Difficulty: Moderate, due to uneven path. However, a very … Read more

Mount Castle Lookout Track, Main Range National Park, Goomburra Section, QLD

With views to Brisbane on a clear day, over 100km away, Mount Castle Lookout is definitely qualified to boast spectacular views. The 480m walk through lush rainforest to get there makes it a very small effort to reward bushwalk. Location: End of Lookout Road, Goomburra QLD 4362 (2.5 hours SW Brisbane) Walking Distance: 1km Elevation: 43m Time: 30 … Read more

Main Range National Park, Goomburra Section, QLD

Home to Araucaria Falls and the beautiful Cascades circuit, Main Range National Park Goomburra Section is an unexpected rainforest oasis. With over half a dozen tracks to choose from, many fitness levels are catered to. The walks vary in length from 1km to 12km. Location: Lookout Road, Goomburra QLD 4362 (2.5 hours SW Brisbane) Walking … Read more

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

Ravensbourne National Park, QLD

A great place to stop if you are travelling between Brisbane and Toowoomba and need to stretch your legs. Ravensbourne National Park is an oasis in the middle of a dry land. Quick Info Location: Dodds Rd, Ravensbourne QLD 4352 Walking Distance: 1.7km Elevation: 100 stairs Time: 30 minutes Difficulty: Easy Costs/Permit: No cost, no permit required Opening … Read more

Curtis Falls Bushwalk, Tamborine Mountain, QLD

The Curtis Falls bushwalk track is an ideal beginners bushwalk, suitable even for very young families. At a little over half a kilometer from the carpark to the constantly running falls, there is a very small effort to reward cycle that young families and reluctant teenagers will appreciate. And it’s beautiful! Stunning! Glorious! Quick Info … Read more

Minnippi Parklands

Minnippi Parklands is a welcome spot for a relaxing stroll. While not technically a bushwalk, the Parklands are a welcome nature escape for the surrounding suburbs of Tingalpa and Carindale.  A wider than average footpath, that is suitable for all abilities, circles Minnippi  Lake. A viewing platform overhanging the lake is an ideal vantage point … Read more

Springwood Conservation Park Bushwalk

Hidden away in the middle of suburbia, just to the south of Brisbane, is Springwood Conservation Park. Previously an old quarry, this area was transformed into a nature reserve thanks to the local council and passionate community members. It’s vision was to create “a place from which you leave restored, more aware, more responsible and … Read more