Best Swimming Holes

Around Brisbane

Brisbane is surrounded by beautiful bushland that is home to fantastic rock pools and swimming holes, the perfect places to cool off for free on hot summer days. Here's 7 of the best:

Enoggera Dam, Brisbane’s heritage-listed water reservoir dating from 1866, is The Gap’s bush water playground and one of Walkabout Creek’s leading attractions.
Bunya Riverside Reserve, also known as Bunya Crossing, has a deep waterhole which is perfect for swimming, kayaking, canoeing and fishing
Kondalilla Falls National Park occupies a stunning corner of the Blackall Ranges in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The highlight of any visit is a refreshing
Cedar Creek Falls is one of Mount Tamborine's most popular tourist attractions with stunning views over the open canyon, waterfall and rock pools.
Rocky Hole is an idyllic series of bush rock pools in the Mt Mee section of D’Aguilar National Park, that makes a great natural swimming spot on a hot summer’s day
One of the Gold Coast's best-kept secrets, the Currumbin Rock Pools can be found in the picturesque Currumbin Valley
Spend an afternoon with the bellbirds and kookaburras at the rock pools of Cedar Creek, just ten minutes drive past Samford

Check out our full guide to all of the best free swimming pools, including lagoons, rock pools and tidal pools around Brisbane HERE

 

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