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, with its stunning hinterland setting, state of the art information centre and onsite café, wall walk, picnic grounds, pathways, secluded fishing coves and mountain bike trail 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 for over a century has been 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
A flat easy walk or cycle of about 7km return, this shady path hugs the seafront through a continuous parkland to the Bribie Island Bridge and beyond
Walkabout Creek walks consist of two bush tracks that originate at the Walkabout Creek Information Centre and car park

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Brewed & Batched - Queenslander Edition returns to Treasury Brisbane in March
Why are we obsessed with Identity? Join Kenan Malik for a fascinating talk
Opera Queensland opens its 2019 season with A Flowering Tree at QPAC From April 2 to 6
Mystery in the Air revives the Golden Age of radio drama at QUT Gardens Theatre
Regatta Fair is a 3-day festival of food, beer, wine, whisky and live music at Brisbane's iconic Regatta Hotel
Mission Discovery 5-Day Space and STEAM Program is a unique opportunity for kids this school holiday
Don't miss the Regatta Hotel's Good Friday Seafood Buffet this Easter
Cinderella is a heart-felt, funny, fairy tale for grown-ups playing at QPAC from April 26 to May 5
Big Skies is a fantastic 9-day festival celebrating Queensland’s Western Downs region