One of the Gold Coast's best kept secrets – the Currumbin Rock Pools – is found in the picturesque Currumbin Valley.
For the best views on the Gold Coast, head to Burleigh Head National Park at Burleigh Heads.
A favourite southside haunt on a hot day is Hibiscus swimming pool located in the Hibiscus Sports Complex at Upper Mt Gravatt.
Griffith University Aquatic Centre is one of the southside's best kept secrets. Located in beautiful bush surrounds at Mt Gravatt Campus, this peaceful public pool appeals to all ages – not just uni students.
Noosa National Park’s Coastal Track is one of the great walks of the Sunshine Coast – a must for visitors, holiday makers and locals alike.
Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk is Mt Tamborine’s hidden gem - a rare and unique opportunity to stroll amongst the treetops
Hinze Dam is a great destination for tourists, day trippers and locals, with wall-top cafe
Brisbane's Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Fig Tree Pocket is a must do experience for tourists and locals alike
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 is now 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
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.

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

BIFF returns to Brisbane for 11 days in October
Join Motorwagen for this intimate wine and dinner event
Boom Boom Room is re-opening as a Japanese-inspired restaurant/bar
Blush by Effervescence returns to historic Hanworth House in October
Join comedian Mel Buttle for a much-needed night of comedy
Oktoberfest is coming to Cloudland
Learn to paint with this unique paranormal sip & paint experience
This drive-in concert is headlined by Russell Morris
A unique Mean Girls style high tea experience is coming to Brisbane
Stunning Riverfront Dining:
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