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Great Walks In and Around Brisbane

Posted on 19 Nov, 2012

Brisbane is a great city to get to know on foot.  With an inner city area that has maintained its charming historic buildings, kilometres of river side and bay side tracks, urban villages, lush parklands and gardens,  plus unique wildlife habitats and bushland areas close to the CBD, there is always a new area to explore.

South Bank to Dockside
- Walk past Kangaroo Point and under the Story Bridge
Goodwill Bridge to New Farm
- Follows the river all the way
Roma Street Parkland
- Inner city oasis with garden rooms ranging from desert habitats to rainforest
West End to Victoria Bridge
- River and city views
History on the Streets
- Brisbane’s architecture dates from the convict-built Commissariat Store completed in 1829
Story Bridge to New Farm
- Walk over the Story Bridge from Kangaroo Point, turn right and follow the river
New Farm and Teneriffe
- Explore the river and historic Wool Stores
Art in the CBD
- Explore city streets full of art
City Botanic Gardens
- A favourite picnic spot with river views

 

NORTH OF THE CITY

Enoggera Creek
- Follows the creek and ends with a visit to a city farm
Raven Street Reserve
- Learn more about local flora and fauna at the Downfall Creek Bushland Centre
Tinchi Tamba Wetlands
- Boardwalks take you over delicate habitats
Boondall Wetlands
- Visit a hide to see birds that have travelled from Siberia and Canada

SOUTH OF THE CITY

Toohey Forest
- Look out for huge goannas and ancient grass trees
Karawatha Forest
- See birds and turtles in the lagoons
Fairfield to University of Queensland
- Follow the river at Fairfield and cross the Eleanor Schonell Bridge
Daisy Hill Conservation Park
- Visit the free Koala Centre after your walk

EAST OF THE CITY

Brisbane Koala Bushlands
- Good path for strollers with picnic shelters at end
Hawthorne & Bulimba
- After your walk enjoy enjoy a snack or catch a film on boutique Oxford Street
Gateway Bridge & River Views
Seven Hills Reserve
- You will feel like you are out in the bush
Whites Hill Reserve
- An easy bushwalk with a playground and picnic at the end
Norman Park to Stones Corner
- Follow Norman Creek and check out the flying foxes
Minnippi Parklands
-Great for little kids on bikes and they'll love the water birds

WEST OF THE CITY

Mt Cootha and Simpson Falls
- Wilderness right on Brisbane's doorstep
Brisbane Forest Park
- The 'Walk-About Creek Wildlife Centre' at Park Headquarters is great for kids
Seventeen Mile Rocks
-Walk along the river and visit the suburb's huge park
Paddington
-Great city views and plenty of cafes and boutique shops

BAYSIDE

Manly to Wynnum
-End this walk with a cool down in the wading pool or fish and chips on the jetty
Wynnum Mangrove Boardwalk
- Teaming with animal life
Shorncliffe to Brighton
-Expansive views, cooling breezes and great picnic spots
Redcliffe- Woody Point to Scarborough
Start with Pelican feeding then enjoy the coastal views

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