Tag Archives: Gold Coast Walks

Leave your camera behind

Are you really in the moment when looking at that beautiful view? From time to time when I walk I don’t take a camera and the reason is I sometimes feel I’m missing something. I cease to enjoy the walk because I’m on the lookout for that moment. Don’t get me wrong I love every… Continue Reading

Take your visitors to Burleigh Headland

First time visiting the Headland                             We all love the beauty of Burleigh Headland National Parkland and we all know how unique it is.   However it’s not till you observe someone from interstate walking the trails for the first time and… Continue Reading

The Federation Walk Coastal Reserve

The Federation Walk Coastal Reserve

Hidden from the road Over the years I’ve driven down Sea world Drive, picnicked at the Spit, walked the rock wall and gazed at South Stradbroke Island while watching boats negotiate the Seaway. Maybe once or twice I’ve glanced at the bushland along the side of the road and wondered if there was a trail… Continue Reading

Burleigh Ridge Park

Have you been here lately? We are all familiar with Burleigh Headland National Park, but few know about Burleigh Ridge Park, including myself. This is the start of the green belt to Springbrook; Burleigh Ridge is adjacent to Burleigh Headland National Park. (See the map below). What’s interesting about this Greenspace and it’s cultural heritage… Continue Reading

Mount Cougal Final Ascent at Last!

Mt Cougal Eastern Summit Third time lucky they say and how good it felt to make the top of Mount Cougal’s eastern summit. Around 7.45am we were driving down the Garden of Eden Road, which was littered with branches and foliage, the remnants of some rough recent weather. On our right was Mt Warning bathed… Continue Reading

Oceanwalk Palm Beach to Miami Beach – Gold Coast

Oceanway Palm Beach to Miami Beach After being distracted over the last few months with 3 overseas business trips, it was time to have a decent walk not just a stroll along the beach. This walk is around 14 kilometres round trip not a biggie for seasoned walkers but none the less a fair walk.… Continue Reading