Lone Pine Riverside Café is a secret gem of a casual riverfront eatery tucked away in Fig Tree Pocket adjacent to the koala sanctuary.
Sassafras was one of Brisbane’s first cafés to serve the ever-popular ‘all day breakfast’ and is still dishing up eggs-three-ways in their leafy converted Paddington weatherboard cottage today.
Schuster Park is top of the league in the dog park stakes – a vast off-leash expanse of interconnected grassy fields and saltwater creek and an on-leash small sandy beach with picnic area, BBQ and playground.
Nana and Da’s is an absolute gem of a friendly neighbourhood café found tucked away in a back street of Kedron
When it comes to dog-friendly accommodation on the Sunshine Coast, Horizons at Peregian is a real find: a beachside holiday resort containing 4 penthouses where (small) pooches* are welcome.
Buddina off leash dog beach comes in 2 sections – Buddina Foreshore Reserve and Buddina Beach proper, both of which are accessed from Pacific Boulevard, which runs along the shoreline.
Lucky canines on the southside don't need to travel too far for a paddle and a play with Colmslie Recreation Reserve (not to be confused with Colmslie Beach Reserve) in Morningside providing both a beach and off-leash dog park.
Pt Cartwright Reserve is not just a must-visit for its spectacular Sunshine Coast views but it also happens to double as the fantastic after hours Buddina dog park.
Brisbane's best alternative to a dog kennel, Houndog, is also Brisbane's most unique and personalized dog day care service.
At the southern tip of Mudjimba, North Shore Off-Leash Dog Beach is arguably the Sunshine Coast’s wildest, most beautiful slice of paradise for dogs.
One of the best dog off leash beaches on the Sunshine Coast would have to be that of Sunshine Beach, the picturesque seaside hamlet nestled to the south of Noosa National Park.
A secluded piece of dog paradise lies to the north and south of Lake Currimundi, albeit one that is off leash between 4pm and 8am.
In a picturesque rural setting less than an hour from Brisbane is this exclusive gem of a camp site where dogs are free to roam, camp fires rule and prices are rock bottom.
There can be few better ways to spend a night out with family or friends than under the stars at the drive-in. And next to a field just off the Pacific Highway lies this time capsule of the 1950’s, where on weekend nights just like their parents once did, kids in pyjamas line up next to Marilyn Monroe & James Dean in the kiosk for candy, hot dogs and ice-creams.
Decker Park is one of those rare all-in-one parks that suit just about everyone.
Aquatic Paradise is a unique non-enclosed sea front expanse for dogs.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Gain a fascinating insight into Aboriginal Australia
Queensland Symphony Orchestra accompanies a screening of Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi
Abbey Road Live in Concert returns to Fortitude Music Hall
Join Patricia Ward Kelly for a fascinating look at legendary Gene Kelly
Two sets of super-talented siblings team up for a night of musical mastery
The Brisbane Comedy Festival returns in February
Noni Hazlehurst’s critically-acclaimed production of Mother returns
Gold Logie winning comedian Tom Gleeson is coming to town
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