Category Archives: Parks

Take a walk through the Botanic Gardens

Take a walk through the Botanic Gardens

How long is the walk through the Gold Coast Regional Gardens? This is a peaceful location for a walk; there are over 4km of pathways, starting from the shaded tranquil lagoons to open sweeping wide spaces that extend right down to the Nerang River. Along the pathway next to the river is a small patch… Continue Reading

The Koala Track at Coombabah Lakelands

The Koala Track at Coombabah Lakelands

Our first visit to Coombabah lakelands was a washout; we managed to get to Boundary Track and then the rain came down, neither of us were prepared so with a mixture of disappointment and excitement of seeing so much wildlife we headed for the car. Second attempt We were hoping our encounter with the mob… Continue Reading

Coombabah lakelands Conservation Area

Coombabah lakelands Conservation Area

While walking the Coombabah Boardwalk, I wondered how I could access the opposite bank, the bird-life seemed to be prolific on the southern bank of Coombabah Creek, their melodious songs almost hypnotic, and that’s how I saw it on the day. Unfortunately life gets in the way and it was 12 months before I investigated… Continue Reading

Coombabah Lakes Boardwalk

Coombabah Lakes Boardwalk

This walk is best described as a combination of urban walking and scenic views. I have walked this boardwalk before but accessed it from one of the retirement villages that border Hansford Road. This is my version of the walk that I mapped, it may not be the best route but at least it’s a… Continue Reading

Urban Walk Laguna Park

Here on the Gold Coast we are very fortunate to be able to walk safely and in some of the most beautiful locations on earth. However urban walking is still part of the daily routine of many who live away from the beachfront suburbs. And with that thought in mind I want to highlight a… Continue Reading