Brisbane Outdoor Activities: Expert Guides, Tips & More

Brisbane has so much adventure to offer. From the beach paradise of Morton Island National Park to the lush rainforests of Lamington National Park , delve deep into the outdoor paradise of the Brisbane area. The 36,000 hectare D’Aguilar National Park offers the unique combination of high quality nature experiences and convenience, beginning just 10 minutes from the CBD.

Discover adventures in Brisbane, by finding the best hikes, secret swimming holes, camping sites, waterfalls, picnic spots, and more.


Choose from one or more of the experiences below and journey around the map to see where they're found.


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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge that this land on which we tread, whilst beautiful and revered by us, has even deeper layers of significance for its Traditional Owners; we pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.

We Are Explorers is aware that the land is never truly being explored anew, given the ancient cultures that came before us who still call this land their home.