Kangaroo Point Park

Kangaroo Point Park at night

The newest place to enjoy sweeping views of Brisbane city is Kangaroo Point Park which is above the Kangaroo Point cliffs, opposite the City Botanic Gardens.

With shaded picnic tables and free BBQs, this park is great for a picnic, both during the day and at night when you can see the city light up.  If you don’t want to bring your own food, the Cliffs Cafe is nearby. (Public toilets are behind the cafe.)

There are open lawns, great for kicking a ball around and quirky play sculptures called Wormholes 2010 by artist  Alexander Knox. New public artworks will be installed over the next few months.

Kangaroo Point Park Wormholes 2010 by artist Alexander Knox

At the end of the park is historic St Mary’s Anglican Church which was built in 1873. Music concerts are held in the church throughout the year.

Getting there:
Car: Corner of Main Street and River Terrace, Kangaroo Point – street parking in River Terrace.
Ferry: Thornton Street ferry terminal, at base of cliffs
Bus: Route 475 to Stop 7 on Main Street or walk from the Wooloongabba Bus Station. Contact Translink  on 13 12 30 for timetables.

About Dianne McLay

Australian writer, author and photographer. Author of 3 guidebooks: Brisbane's Best Bush, Bay & City Walks -- Best of Brisbane guide book -- Best Village & Coastal Walks of the Sunshine Coast. Photographer for "Building Brisbane's History - the fascinating stories behind the city's most notable buildings and structures" Editor of www.brisbaneandbeyond.com.au www.photocompetitions.com.au
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