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

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So Frenchy So Chic returns to Brisbane Powerhouse with French chanteuse Clara Luciani
Sweet Charity, the much-loved musical comedy will be at Brisbane Powerhouse from Jan 24
The soulful Songs & Times of Sam Cooke: A Change is Gonna Come makes its Australian premiere
Spend an Evening with NIGELLA LAWSON when she comes to Brisbane direct from London's West End
Get set for an unforgettable night of guitar mastery
NICKELBACK are bringing their massive Feed The Machine to Brisbane this summer
British crime queen Lynda La Plante is coming to Brisbane for one night
Tom Gleeson, one of Australia’s favourite comedians is bringinn Joy to Brisbane