outdoor activities

The Wheel of Brisbane
The Wheel of Brisbane August 10, 2015 (3 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

The Wheel of Brisbane is one of the most iconic inner city attractions Brisbane has to offer. Situated in Southbank (near QPAC), the wheel offers visitors a 360° view of the Brisbane River and city skyline. It’s a must see ... Read More »

New Farm Park (Brisbane)
New Farm Park (Brisbane) April 15, 2015 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New Farm Park is one of Brisbane’s oldest, grandest and largest parks, and attracts more than 18,000 visitors each week from all around the world. It is also a popular spot for local families, with enough amusements to keep little ... Read More »

Replacing classroom with outdoors
Replacing classroom with outdoors April 14, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New La Trobe research advocates the educational and emotional benefits of the ‘great outdoors’ for optimal learning. Professor Margaret Robertson, lead editor of the new book Experiencing the Outdoors: Enhancing Strategies for Wellbeing, said the findings showed students can be ... Read More »

Victoria Park (Sydney)
Victoria Park (Sydney) February 12, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A 9 hectare park which offers tranquil surroundings for a lunch break or half day visit. Located on Broadway it boasts views of Sydney University and is home to a number of historic buildings, as well as a picturesque lake. ... Read More »

Stirk Park, Kalamunda
Stirk Park, Kalamunda September 21, 2014 (3 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5)

This playground and picturesque shady playspace is large and located in the centre of Kalamunda. There is a gate which protects the playground from the road but not from the rest of the park, including little rocky creeks so constant ... Read More »

Variety Place (Ernst Wittwer Playground)- King’s Park
Variety Place (Ernst Wittwer Playground)- King’s Park September 13, 2014 (5 votes, average: 4.60 out of 5)

This park has had a re-do in August 2014 with new play structures added and picnic areas. It has been designed as a recreational area suitable for people of all ages and abilities supported by Variety WA and hence the ... Read More »

Fleming Reserve
Fleming Reserve September 7, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fleming Reserve had a complete make-over and new developments added in 2011 to be a recreational area suitable for people of all ages and abilities. Activities Include: Playground and climbing equipment suitable for young kids up to teenagers. All playground ... Read More »

Stirling Civic Gardens, Cedric Street
Stirling Civic Gardens, Cedric Street June 24, 2014 (8 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Beautiful, well-manicured large park with shaded playground, wildlife and green open spaces. Activities include: The playground is large with many climbing and play structures for ranging ages and abilities. The playground is in sand and mostly covered by shade sails. ... Read More »

Easter egg hunt alternatives
Easter egg hunt alternatives April 15, 2014 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-12 Duration of activity Depending on age and which activities you chose, alternative Easter hunts can last for anything from a few minutes to a few hours. Materials/equipment The materials and equipment you’ll need for alternative Easter hunts depends ... Read More »

Maylands Waterland, WA
Maylands Waterland, WA March 24, 2014 (24 votes, average: 3.25 out of 5)

With 4 swimming pools of ranging size (3 of them shaded), free picnic and plenty of playgrounds, this is a great activity for a hot day. Activities include: 4 swimming pools: includes a shaded splash pool for babies, 2 small ... Read More »


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