Picturesque Lake & Dam Day Trips

Discover picturesque lakes and dams on one of these easy day trips from Brisbane, combined with a picnic, spot of fishing, bush walk or water sport. Here are 5 scenic destinations worth the drive:

Located in Moreton Bay Region, this popular day trip destination boasts a number of designated picnic areas including beautiful Bullocky Rest. There's an easy 4.5km walking trail that weaves along the water's edge from Bullocky Rest to Forgan Cove, or drop your fishing line in
Scenic Rims' expansive Lake Moogerah is an ideal day trip from Brisbane, just over an hour's drive from the CBD. Visitors can enjoy a barbecue lunch or picnic, go boating, fishing, walk across the dam wall or take on the challenging 6km return hike to Mt Edwards' summit
This pretty lake in the Scenic Rim is a popular spot with picnic shelters right on the water’s edge; where outdoor enthusiasts can go canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, boating and fishing. An unexpected highlight and well worth a look is the Sculpture Park overlooking the
Located in the Noosa hinterland, this lake is worth visiting if you have a little time up your sleeve. This scenic locale has much to offer: picturesque picnic spots, a fishing platform, 3 watercraft launch points located around the lake, and Botanic Gardens right next door
There are short paved walking paths along the edge of Hinze Dam as well as a scenic walk along the top of the dam wall

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Poached prawn rolls, char grilled octopus, prawn tostadas & spicy lamb ribs are now on the menu
Don't miss Brisbane's biggest and best ladies shoe sale
Revisit Captain James Cook's arrival in the Pacific 250 years ago
The Home Collective Market is a must-visit for the home & garden lover
Share an evening with Julia Gillard as she discusses Women and Leadership
Join this lively online discussion between siblings, Benjamin & Tammy Law
The Big Band Cabaret Dinner & Show returns to Cloudland

Winter on the Water

With the abundance of warm winter sunshine on the Gold Coast it's time to get out and enjoy the water
Winter on the Water
Come & Play on the Gold Coast: