Monthly Archives: September 2009

North Stradbroke Island – The Gorge Walk

One of my favourite places for walking is North Stradbroke Island.  Locals refer to the island as “Straddie”.   While it’s not part of Brisbane (it’s in the Redland’s City Council area), Straddie is close to Brisbane and a favourite … Continue reading

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Top 5 Photo Spots in Brisbane City

If you’re talking a walk in or near the CBD in Brisbane, don’t forget your camera.  There are plenty of spots to snap a good photo.  You’ll always get the best photos in the ‘magic hour’ just as the sun … Continue reading

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Kurilpa Bridge Opens Sunday 4 October

Kurilpa Bridge from GoMA Brisbane’s newest pedestrian river crossing, the Kurilpa Bridge, will open officially on Sunday 4 October 2009 with public access from 11am.  If you want to be the very first person to walk across the bridge, you … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Point

This is the perfect time of year for walking in Brisbane.  The mornings and evenings are cool and you’re almost guaranteed clear, blue skies.  If you’re an early riser, walking along the cliffs at Kangaroo Point gives you one of … Continue reading

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Brisbane Bushwalks for Kids

If you’re looking for walking tracks in Brisbane suitable for children, take a look at my article on the Ourbrisbane website. Each walk has a ‘reward’ at the end – either a playground or nature centre with animals.

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South Bank – Cool Pools

If you’ve been walking in the South Bank Parklands, you would have seen the huge lagoon swimming pools and Australia’s only inner-city beach.  These are free and open to the public.  In summer, they’re one of Brisbane’s favourite spots to … Continue reading

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Newstead House

It looks like this weekend is going to be a great one for walking in Brisbane – fine and around 24 degrees.  If you’re looking for a pleasant Sunday afternoon post-walking activity in Brisbane I can highly recommend Newstead House.  It’s … Continue reading

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