SITE PARTNER:  

Colmslie Beach Reserve

Murarrie

Colmslie Reserve is an eden-like grove and parkland, complete with sandy beach that appears like a mirage down a long tree-lined drive in the midst of an industrial area of Murarrie.

A string of well-shaded picnic tables, BBQs and shelters line the cliff overlooking the river and nearby Gateway Bridge and a sturdy wooden staircase leads down to the sheltered bay below.

The children’s playgrounds add to the charm with their Miro-esque sea sculptures and a rainbow coloured obstacle bridge.

Once inside the only reminder that this is an industrial zone is the red brick factory and gothic chimney stack of Heinz Smallgoods factory which flanks the western side. Built in 1917 on the one time site of the Bubonic Plague Hospital, the former lime acetate factory has had other incarnations including a World War II ammunitions store and migrant hostel.

Colmslie Beach Reserve

Colmslie Rd

Murarrie

Map

Colmslie Beach Reserve, Colmslie Road, Murarrie, Queensland

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Snack, feast and indulge like a king this March
Enjoy three-tiers of seasonal, sweet and savoury treats
The menu will transport you to different regions within India
The ultimate Girls Day Out returns to Eagle Farm Racecoure
Yothu Yindi will take to the stage at Brisbane Powerhouse
Museum of Brisbane's new Artist-in-Residence, Hiromi Tango
Step into the mesmerising world of reptiles
What better way is there to enjoy a free movie than under the stars
Round up your female-supporting friends for International Women's Day
EDITOR'S PICK

OHM Festival

A celebration of boundary-pushing music, captivating installations & mesmerising multimedia shows at Brisbane Powerhouse
OHM Festival
MUST DO

Run Army

Brisbane is gearing up for the adrenaline-pumping extravaganza and registrations are now open
Run Army
COMING UP

What's on in March in and around Brisbane

From the World Science Festival to Harry Potter and James Bond on the big screen and Angelique Kidjo and Yothu Yindi in concert
What's On in March 2024
THIS WEEKEND

Top Things to Do Mar 1-3

From free suburban cinema under the stars, Yothu Yindi and Mozart concerts to a mega reptile expo, some top things to do around Brisbane this weekend
This Weekend Mar 1-3
ESCAPE

Narrows Escape Retreat

This secluded rainforest retreat features eight luxury self-contained villas nestled in nature, four with private plunge pools
Narrows Escape Retreat
Gaslight - this year's must-see play @ QPAC!
CONTENT RESUMES ON SCROLL
ADVERTISEMENT