Chapel Woods Bed and Breakfast is conveniently situated just 9km west of Brisbane CBD, with a feel of being in the country. The well appointed rooms have been carefully created , with privacy being of utmost importance. These stylish modern rooms enjoy flat screen TV with foxtel, free internet access, microwave, bar fridge and tea and coffee making facilities, and aircon. Having the bus service which takes you to the heart of the city located just 70m away is an added bonus. Enjoy a hearty breakfast overlooking the sub tropical pool setting whilst listening to the abundant birdlife. A short climb up Mt Cootha located right across the road will see you at the Summit Restaurant/Coffe Shop, where you can sip a well earned coffee whilst surveying Brisbane City at its best.
Leatherwood Lodge is luxury Brisbane accommodation uniquely situated on acreage just a 20 minute drive from the city center in the beautiful rural Brookfield valley. The award winning, architect designed Lodge is sited on a high ridge with stunning city and valley views. The four luxurious guest rooms are named after Australian artists and are individually furnished in the Biedermeier style with French and English fabrics.
Travellers Haven Backpackers is located close to the centre of Mount Isa. Single, double, twin and bunk accommodation is available. Relax in the friendly atmosphere around the pool and barbecue area, or walk into town to enjoy the many things to see and do.
Mount Isa is an ideal place to break your long journey when travelling east from the Northern Territory or west from the Queensland coast. Despite its isolation, Mount Isa is a very well serviced city with a friendly atmosphere. Come and discover Outback Queensland and some real unspoilt Australian bush....
The Westside Track is located within D'Aguliar National Park (south D'Aguilar section). The Maiala area was the first national park declared on the D'Aguilar Range. Originally cleared for a timber mill, Maiala is now a spacious and peaceful place to visit. Some machinery and remnant hoop pine plantation remain as evidence of Maiala's loud and laborious past. Enjoy a picnic, barbecue or rainforest walk.
The 6.4 kilometre Westside Track is of a moderately difficult grade. Allow two to three hours to complete the walk. Enjoy a cool, scenic walk through subtropical rainforest. This track branches off the Western Window track. Access is from the top of the Maiala day-use area (the southern side of Mount Glorious Road). From Maiala day-use area walk 600 metres to the Western Window, before walking down to a level track perched on the side of a steep slope that finishes at Lawton Road. Parking is available at Maiala car park. The Westside track can also be accessed from Lawton Road and Joyners Ridge Road....
Brisbane will come at you with riverside vistas around almost every corner, but it takes a short drive from the city centre and a few twists and turns up Sir Samuel Griffith Scenic Drive to find the city's best angle.
Brisbane Lookout Mount Coot-tha provides a remarkable vantage point to view Brisbane and beyond.
Set amongst beautifully manicured gardens and nestled in the natural bushland of Brisbane Forest Park, is the Summit Restaurant and Bar, Function Centre, Kuta Cafe, Gift Shop and Observation Deck. Interpretive facilities pointing out well-known Brisbane landmarks are located on the observation deck. On a clear day, you can take in striking views of Brisbane City and right out to Moreton Bay. By night, the spectacle switches on with the city lights and star-lit skies.
There are also a handful of bushwalks around the vicinity of the Lookout. Take the Aboriginal Track down to Slaughter's Falls and keep your eye out for some original Aboriginal art. Mt Coot-tha is also scattered with picnic areas fully equipped with gas barbecues.
Discover the secrets of the universe at Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium!
The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is Queensland’s first planetarium, established in 1978 by Brisbane City Council. Located within Brisbane's Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, the Planetarium is just a 15 minute drive from Brisbane’s central business district.
The Planetarium is home to the Cosmic Skydome, a 12.5 metre diameter projection dome. Enjoy a show in the Cosmic Skydome, take a tour of Brisbane's current night sky with one of their astronomers, or see fragments of asteroids and spacecraft models in the Display Zone....
Set within a huge, diverse park of scribbly gums and lush rainforest, the Araucaria walking track winds past giant hoop pines along the serene shores of the Enoggera Reservoir. Soon after setting off, you'll be faced with spectacular vistas of the reservoir before winding your way along its edge. Keep your eyes peeled for a variety of water birds in their natural habitat or better still, pack a pair of binoculars to get a close-up view.
This walking track in D'Aguilar National Park begins at the park visitor centre, starting off downhill. It continues around the shores of the Enoggera Reservoir, past giant hoop pines before looping back around one of the reservoir's peninsulas. The track can be combined with the Corymbia Circuit to add further distance to you walk.
The Araucaria track in D'Aguilar National Park is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Please see the Queensland National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Recreation web site for the latest park information including opening hours and safety messages....