Noosa National Park

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Noosa National park, located 2 hours from Brisbane, features the beautiful and iconic mixture of beach and forest. It protects beautiful stands of eucalypt forest, woodland, melaleuca wetland, colourful wallum heathland, and pockets of dense vine-strewn forest. Noosa provides the opportunity to spot local wildlife from koalas and kangaroos to whales and dolphins, bushwalk through pandanus palms, and the opportunity to learn more about Kabi Kabi people, the traditional owners of this area.

Duration: Full day

Activities: hiking, surfing, mangrove walks, lunch at Betty's Burgers.

Essential items to bring: wallet, hat, sunscreen, water (at least 1L), sturdy shoes, warm clothes suitable for walking. We also recommend bringing insect repellent, a camera, and rain jacket.

 

Springbrook National Park

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Located 100 km south of Brisbane, Springbrook National Park holds lush rainforests, impressive views and lookout points, and spectacular waterfalls that flow into the coolest swimming holes.

Duration: Half day

Activities: hiking, bird-watching.

Essential items to bring: hat, sunscreen, water (at least 1L), sturdy shoes, warm clothes suitable for walking. We also recommend bringing insect repellent, a camera, rain jacket, and swim suit.

 

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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Only 12 km from Brisbane, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the perfect place to meet the amazing native Australian wildlife: cuddle a koala, feed a kangaroo, admire the beautiful Australian birdlife such as cockatoos, the great emu, lorikeets, kookaburras and much more!

Duration: Half day

Activities: animal shows, kangaroo feeding, photo opportunity with a koala.

Essential items to bring: camera, wallet.

 

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Location

The University of Queensland St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia

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