Griffith University Aquatic Centre is one of the southside's best kept secrets. Located in beautiful bush surrounds at Mt Gravatt Campus, this peaceful public pool appeals to all ages – not just uni students.
Noosa National Park’s Coastal Track is one of the great walks of the Sunshine Coast – a must for visitors, holiday makers and locals alike.
Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk is Mt Tamborine’s hidden gem - a rare and unique opportunity to stroll amongst the treetops with a stunning bird’s eye view of Cedar Creek falls and the surrounding rainforest canopy.
Hinze Dam may be the Gold Coast’s chief water catchment but it is also a great destination for tourists, day trippers and locals
Brisbane's Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Fig Tree Pocket is a must do experience for tourists and locals alike. The world's first and largest koala sanctuary was founded in 1927 with two koalas. Today the sanctuary boasts more than 130 of these cute and cuddly creatures.
There are few experiences in life that come close to feasting on king prawns on board a boat while giant whales frolic just outside the window in the sparkling blue waters of Brisbane's Moreton Bay.
This leafy riverside trail of around 6km return includes the option for a meander through the ex convict farm and racecourse that is now the splendid New Farm Park
At the base of the Shorncliffe cliffs is this enchanting little bay with grassy stretches shaded by cotton trees, rock pools, modern white picnic shelters, BBQs and a playground
Of Brisbane’s two water parks, Whitewater World is the recent state of the art addition and a subsidiary of the adjacent Dreamworld.
The original water park Wet'n'Wild is still the biggest in the south east and makes for a spectacular day out, as evidenced by the crowds that pour in, come rain or shine.
Merthyr Bowls Club is arguably the pick of venues for a weekend game of barefoot bowls.
Straddling Newmarket and Alderley is this 37ha of peaceful bush and parkland where once fields of market gardens thrived.
One of the earliest bushwalking spots on the drive west from Brisbane, Bellbird Grove is also one of the most interesting.
This beautiful 80 ha wetland oasis is Logan's best kept secret and well worth the trip to experience.
This other worldly level 2km walk, which starts from the informative Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre, is an all encompassing snapshot of wetlands life.
A few minute’s drive from Jollys Lookout, Boombana is a an off road picnic area with a primitive open fire pit, amenities block and two very different walking tracks

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

A day of non-stop racing and brilliant beats
How Cities Work is a fantastic, interactive family exhibition
Join some of Australia's funniest female comedians for an afternoon of laughs at Brisbane Powerhouse
Comedy superstar Cal Wilson is heading to Brisbane to delight fans with her new stand-up show
Visit Vivaldi’s Venice with French harpist Xavier de Maistre
Noni Hazlehurst’s critically-acclaimed production of Mother returns
Senior Moments 2 is coming to QPAC from March 4 to 8
Experience rocket launching, drone flying & more at this Open Day
All aboard the vintage picnic train for a Sunday jaunt to historic Swanbank
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