10 Best Walks For Kids

These walks provide a great excuse to take the family out into nature and discover a new corner of this river city. Explore Brisbane's local Aboriginal cave art, an old gold mine, castle ruins, a mountain top rainforest or a riverside walkway.

Brisbane Riverwalk

Woman walking on Brisbane Riverwalk boardwalk looking on to the City

Follow the 870 metre Riverwalk on foot, bike or scooter from Brisbane CBD (Howard Street Wharves) beneath the iconic Story Bridge to New Farm along the Brisbane River. This is also a great spot to watch the CityCat ferries glide past...more

King Island

At low tide, it is possible to walk across a natural sand bridge connecting Wellington Point to King Island. This Moreton Bay walking adventure is a lovely way to visit the seaside and maybe spot a turtle along the way...more

Mt Nebo & Mt Glorious Trails

Both Mt Nebo and Mt Glorious each have walking tracks meandering through pristine rainforest. Take Mt Nebo's shorter Pitta Circuit (with a boardwalk past giant figs and fire pit) or Mt Glorious' lush longer Greenes Falls Circuit.

Mt Coot-tha Trails

The Mahogany Trail beginning at JC Slaughter Falls picnic area, with a detour along the Aboriginal Art Trail, and The Mt Coot-Tha Summit Track are some of the excellent walking tracks which are perfect for families to explore in close proximity to Brisbane's CBD...more 

Kangaroo Point City Walk

This 5 km inner city circuit encompasses a mangrove boardwalk, an old quarry, riverside playgrounds and the Botanic Gardens all at once. Take a picnic or stop in at a nearby cafe to enjoy the views along the way...more

Walkabout Creek 

Combine a walk around Enoggera Reservoir with a refreshing swim or kayak. Walkabout Creek is also the headquarters for Brisbane Forest Park and has an educational centre onsite, with regular ranger guided activities for families...more

Redcliffe Peninsula Walk

The Clontarf to Redcliffe walk commences at Pelican Park (pelican feeding at 10am daily), passing numerous playgrounds, Woody Point Jetty, HMQS Gayundah shipwreck, Suttons Beach, Settlement Cove Lagoon, and finishing at the iconic Redcliffe Jetty...more

Bellbird Grove

Just half an hour from Brisbane CBD are 2 great bushwalks - Golden Boulder, a 1.8km circuit taking in the remnants of an old gold mine, with shafts and a mock-up of a miner in his shanty, and the Turrbal Circuit with mock-up gunyahs...more 


Keen walkers can take in the full 10km stretch return to Lota or the shorter scenic walk through Wynnum, which starts at the mangrove boardwalk and follows the seafront taking in a beach, water park & tidal pool...more 

Castle Hill Blackstone Reserve

This Ipswich bush walk has a fascinating historic twist, leading to the remains of Ipswich's own Blackstone Castle, via mine shafts and relics and at the top has stunning view to Brisbane and the border...more

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