Brisbane Off The Beaten Path

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  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • 1. General

    A very nice scenic drive to do, is a full day trip to Mt. Mee. From Brisbane, head toSamford, then onto the small village of Dayboro. A stop at these villages finds Museums and historical buildings....

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  • 2. Coochiemudlo Island

    "COOCHIE" is what the Island is commonly known as, is located 1km off the coast at Victoria Point. The Island is a small 5ks, so you can walk the whole Island quite easily, this I have done once. No...

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  • 3. Chenrezig Institute

    The Chenrezig Institute was the first Tibetan Buddhist centre formed in the western world, and remains today as one of the largest. It is a centre for teaching, mediation, and a calm and relaxing...

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  • 4. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

    Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is great for getting close to all the Australian animals. Here you can cuddle a koala and hand feed kangaroos and emus. There are more than 130 koalas here but when you hold...

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  • 5. Glasshouse mountains

    The Glasshouse Mountains are located to the north of Brisbane. On May 17, 1770 Captain James Cook discovered these mountains, and said as they looked like a glass house, he would name them the...

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  • 6. Forest Lake

    This Queensland National park is right in Brisbane itself and a delightful way to spend a morning/afternoon/day. It is only 15 mins drive from the CBD, on mt Nebo Rd through the suburb called The...

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  • 7. The big Pineapple

    The Big Pineapple is Australia's number one tourist attraction. It was established in 1971, and the first sight of the plantation is a large 16m high fiberglass pineapple. You can go inside and learn...

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  • 8. Mt Mee

    Mt Mee is an area north west of Brisbane about 1 1/2 hours drive from the CBD The drive there takes you through some spectacular bush scenery and the views from Mt Mee on a fine day are...

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  • 9. Botanical Gardens

    Other areas in the Botanic Gardens are the Rainforest, Fragrant Herb and Plant Garden, the Bonsai, Cactus and Fern Houses, Lagoon and Bamboo Grove and the Australian Plant Community which takes up 27...

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  • 10. Riverside walk

    There are some fantastic areas by the river, just to get away from the madding crowds for a while :)) The river is not normally this color, it was churned up with heavy rains, just before I took this...

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  • 11. Amity Point

    Amity Point on North Stradbroke Island, catch the ferry from Redland Bay or Cleveland, miles of unspoilt beaches, freshwater lakes, National Parks, see koalas, dolphins, whales, hundreds of Australian...

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  • 12. Brisbane Ghost Tours

    Brisbane Ghost Tours. I've never been on this one, but I've heard alot about it! It includes a visit to Boggo Road Gaol (Jail). For those of you Aussies who watched the 'Scream Test' series on TV last...

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  • 13. Miegunyah

    Miegunyah. This is a Victorian Era house, where you can see this beautiful place still furnished with the original fittings. It's absolutely beautiful. Adults are $ 4.00 and Children are $ 1.50. The...

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  • 14. Newstead House

    Newstead House. This is only 2 minutes from where we live. It's a beautiful historic house dating back to 1846, with gorgeous gardens. It's open from Monday to Friday (10am to 4pm) and Sunday (2pm to...

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  • 15. The woolshed

    The Woolshed is a great place to go if you're interested in animals, and other aspects of Australian nature. The woolshed's ram show involves a live display of eight breeds of sheep, who make their...

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  • 16. Brisbane Powerhouse

    Brisbane Powerhouse. This place is a 5 minute walk from where we live. Beautiful old building, which houses a Live Arts Theatre, Restaurant, Bar and Gallery. Something a little different......... You...

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  • 17. CATCH A BARRAMUNDI - ECO PARK FISHING WORLD

    Ecopark Fishing World is the place to come to catch varieties of Australian fish.Relax in beautiful gardens, listen to running water in a tropical setting or...

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  • 18. The Red Tower on the Brisbane River

    I have been travelling on the Brisbane River a bit recently and noticed a red tower on the river bank near the Brisbane Grammar School rowing sheds. I wondered...

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  • 19. WORKSHOPS RAIL MUSEUM

    Are you a Train buff? or just interested in having a look through an interesting Museum. Well, you need to travel to nearby IPSWICH, easy to reach by public...

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  • 20. Doomben 10000 race day - Carlton Clydesdales

    On Doomben 10000 race day at the Doomben Racecourse, the Carlton Clydesdales put in an appearance.The Carlton Clydesdales are a team of Clydesdales, owned and...

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  • 21. NORTH MORETON BAY TOURIST TRAIL

    It was Sunday and I was looking for something to do! The other year, I had driven the South Moreton Bay Tourist Route, so I decided that today I would do the...

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  • 22. Under the Bridge

    Well for a bit of a difference you will find all the fun "under the bridge"...Which bridge? ...well the Story Bridge in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.. You...

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  • 23. Eagle Street Pier

    In the heart of Brisbane, along the river, is a cute little waterfront precinct called the "Eagle Street Pier" that is known for its fine dining, River cruises,...

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  • 24. Brisbane Military History Site

    Interested in Historic Military Sites? Interested in Living History? Combine the two with a visit to the annual historical re-enactment day at Fort Lytton...

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  • 25. SOUTH MORETON BAY TOURIST TRAIL - TIP 13

    Feeling hungry? Want a meal in QUEENSLAND'S OLDEST HOTEL?Well, located next to the historic Banyan tree in Shore Road, Cleveland, is Queensland's oldest Hotel,...

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