Quirky Hidden Gems of Logan

From peaceful Buddhist temples to unspoilt waterholes and fine dining restaurants – the City of Logan has some real quirky hidden gems just waiting to be discovered. So read on as we lift the lid on 12 of Logan’s harder-to-find but entirely must-visit (and awesome) destinations.  

The Old Quarry in Daisy Hill is a hidden oasis, surrounded by a myriad of walking trails and mountain bike tracks
This Bahrs Scrub eatery may just be one of the best dining establishments you’ve (quite possibly) never heard of. Housed in a beautifully-restored cottage and specialising in modern Australian cuisine, The Patio is a laidback yet classy destination for any dining occasion...
Surrounded by bush and parklands, this Priestdale Buddhist retreat is just about as peaceful as it gets. Marvel over the ornate buildings and gardens, then head to the tea room for a light vegetarian meal or refreshment....
Om Pantry and Coffee is a charming, wholefood café in Rochedale South serving delicious wholesome meals along with organic coffee
This Kingston relic provides a fascinating glimpse into how one of the region’s pioneering families – the Mayes’ – lived way back in the late 1800s and early 1900s
This Logan Village tea house is worth the drive for those seeking a quaint country high tea experience. Surrounded by serene bushland, you’ll feel totally relaxed as you indulge in some seriously good food and drink...
Occupying a former Slacks Creek factory is one of the hippest coffee joints you’re likely to find in this part of the world. As well as a super-cool vibe, the food is top notch and the internationally-sourced coffee is some of the best going...
Next time you’re looking for an epic leg workout, skip the gym and head straight to the Stairs of Death. Within Springwood Conservation Park, these towering stairs will really get the blood pumping as you journey up and down as many times as you’re game. ..
This Afghan-style bakery is packed full of sweet baked goods including cakes, biscuits, shortbreads, pastries and more. Throw in some quality coffee and ice-cold gelato and you’ve got a pretty compelling argument for making the trip to Logan Central...

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