If you’re after a bit of exercise and may consider a dip to cool down, the Lower Portals at the base of Mount Barney will be just what you need. Unlike the Northbrook Gorge, you don’t have to get wet at the Lower Portals to see the gorge, but it’s a lovely swimming spot.
Northbrook Gorges is the perfect hike when Brisbane gets too hot, and you want to escape the heat with some outdoor fun. Walk in the shade of the forest and refresh with swims in the river while admiring the stunning rocks surrounding you.
Is scuba diving Cook Island worth the trip? Just a few hundred meters from the mainland on the Gold Coast, Cook Island is ideally located and thus an attractive dive site for a day trip from Brisbane. Read the article to learn more about what you can expect there.
Brisbane’s Kangaroo Point Cliffs are a natural rock climbing wall just in front of the CBD. Not only are they a fun way to work out, but they also offer fantastic views of the CBD. Are you up for the adventure? Read these tips before you start rock climbing Kangaroo Point Cliffs!
Where are the best places to see jacarandas in Brisbane? Check out these pics and map to find the best spots to view the beautiful purple trees!
Only 10 minutes away from the beach on the Sunshine Coast, the Buderim forest is a nice short walk along a creek that leads to cascades and waterfalls. The Serenity Falls (Buderim Waterfall) is one of the most scenic and photogenic in the region. Learn more about the place to enjoy your visit!
Looking for an easy half-day hike with spectacular views near Brisbane? Mount Cordeaux & Mount Mitchell summits are rewarding walks for moderate efforts!
HMAS Brisbane was sunk in Mooloolaba to create a scuba diving site on the Sunshine Coast, 1.5 hours north of Brisbane. It’s a great wreck that scuba divers from any level can explore. Learn more about our scuba diving HMAS Brisbane experience so you can get tips to plan yours!
The rock pools in Conondale National Park were maybe the best ones I’ve seen in the region, without the crowd. We spend a lovely day testing Conondale National Park walks, including Booloumba Creek Falls, Artists Cascades and Mount Allan. Read the article for info and tips to plan your trip.
Mount Greville (720m above sea level) is perfect if you want a fun leg workout. It only goes up or down, leaving no opportunity to rest with flat zones.