Best Swimming Holes

Around Brisbane

Brisbane is surrounded by beautiful bushland that is home to fantastic rock pools and swimming holes, the perfect places to cool off for free on hot summer days. Here's 7 of the best:

Enoggera Dam, Brisbane’s heritage-listed water reservoir dating from 1866, is The Gap’s bush water playground and one of Walkabout Creek’s leading attractions.
Bunya Riverside Reserve, also known as Bunya Crossing, has a deep waterhole which is perfect for swimming, kayaking, canoeing and fishing
Kondalilla Falls National Park occupies a stunning corner of the Blackall Ranges in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The highlight of any visit is a refreshing
Cedar Creek Falls is one of Mount Tamborine's most popular tourist attractions with stunning views over the open canyon, waterfall and rock pools.
Rocky Hole is an idyllic series of bush rock pools in the Mt Mee section of D’Aguilar National Park, that makes a great natural swimming spot on a hot summer’s day
One of the Gold Coast's best kept secrets – the Currumbin Rock Pools – is found in the picturesque Currumbin Valley.
Spend an afternoon with the bellbirds and kookaburras at the rock pools of Cedar Creek, just ten minutes drive past Samford

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Southern Downs Harvest is a delicious Autumn luncheon held in an historic homestead in Killarney
KIRIN Stakes Day returns to historic Eagle Farm Racecourse for a thrilling day
Shakespeare’s iconic love story, Romeo and Juliet, comes to life on stage at La Boite Theatre
LEGO® fans won't want to miss this mega weekend of mind-blowing displays
Logan's free annual family-friendly Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF) is back in May
Shared Connections is an exhibition of Indigenous artworks in public spaces
Arthur Boyd: Landscape of the Soul is a must-see major art exhibition
Be inspired, be informed and be empowered at Brisbane's Modern Woman Expo coming to BCEC in June
Ponies, people watching, fashion & fine jewellery combine at the 2019 McLaren Polo by the Sea

Arthur Boyd: Landscape of the Soul

Arthur Boyd: Landscape of the Soul is a must-see major exhibition of one of Australia's most significant artists and it's free to visit
Arthur Boyd editor's pick