Best Things To Do In The Gap
The early settlers followed dirt tracks along Waterworks Road in order to reach Fish Creek for a picnic. Today The Gap is a large sprawling suburb with plenty of parks, playgrounds, bike tracks and clear waterways to explore. With Mt Coot-tha on one side and Mt Nebo on the other, The Gap has become a popular region for families and nature lovers alike.
Set high in the trees within Walkabout Creek Wildlife Centre, it is possible to drink your coffee and watch the resident wombat at the same time. It is best to combine a visit to the Green Tree Frog Cafe with a visit to the wildlife centre and maybe have a swim afterwards at Enoggera Reservoir...more
Meet real farmers and local providores at this colorful outdoor market, located within the grounds of Hilder Road State School. The Gap Farmers Market is a great place to enjoy Sunday breakfast while you buy the fruit and veg for the week - or perhaps some authentic Parisienne Crepes, Woodfire Pizza or Turkish Pide might take your fancy?..more
Located within The Gap Markets at The Gap Shopping Village, Choppit is a fresh salad bar with plenty of great food to eat in or take away. The Market itself is a must visit – a foodie’s emporium of gourmet goodies, bread and pantry items with excellent in-house deli and fresh fruit and veges...more
Located in the old quarry overlooking Taylor Range, this child friendly venue is a great spot for parents to enjoy their meal while the kids run around the playground. The outdoor verandah is often filled with diners enjoying the cool evening air...more
Walton Bridge Reserve
This green leafy oasis is located under and around historic Walton Bridge (circa 1900), with a playground, BBQ and picnic facilities, war memorial and walk and cycle paths that pass along bushy creek beds and under the bridge to open green spaces and another playground on the other side.
by Lucy Hordern