Category Archives: Walks

Great places to go walking in Brisbane and on the Sunshine Coast

Evening Walks

  During the steamy Brisbane summer, it can be just too hot to walk during the day. If you’re an early bird, a walk just as the sun is rising is a great way beat the heat.  At this time of … Continue reading

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Gallery of Modern Art

   After a walk along the river at South Bank, we stopped for a rest at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA). We found this Eastern Water Dragon just near the gallery’s River Cafe.  Males have a red belly and we … Continue reading

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Jacaranda Trees

At this time of year, Brisbane turns purple with Jacaranda flowers and you’ll find some walking paths carpeted with fallen blossoms.  I recently did a ballon flight with Balloons Over Brisbane  and from above you really appreciate how many of … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Warm Weekend

The weather forecasters are predicting a warm weekend with 30 degrees for Saturday.  So if you’d like to take a walk in Brisbane, head for the bay where the breezes off the ocean usually make it cooler.  Manly to Wynnum … Continue reading

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Ourbrisbane.com

If you’ve clicked through from Ourbrisbane.com welcome to Brisbane’s Best Walks.  If you’re not familiar with Ourbrisbane.com, it’s an online guide to all things Brisbane and the place to visit if you’re wondering what to do this weekend. I’ve written up … Continue reading

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