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Springbrook Plateau, Springbrook National Park

Springbrook Plateau of Springbrook National Park features a range of scenic lookouts, walking tracks, waterfalls, rainforest, and ancient Antarctic beech trees. It also features the popular Purlingbrook Falls, Natural Bridge, and much more.           Springbrook Plateau, Springbrook National Park Location Map   Reviews Add Your Review Your overall rating Select a Rating5 Stars4 Stars3 Stars2 Stars1… Read more →

Mount Cougal, Springbrook National Park

Mount Cougal, Springbrook National Park is a mountainous section of Springbrook National Park which protects valuable wildlife habitat and a diverse range of animals. A popular feature is the scenic Cougal Cascades. Take the walking track past cascades and rock pools to the restored remains of a bush sawmill dating from the 1940s.       Getting to Mount Cougal… Read more →

Lamington National Park, Green Mountains Section

The Green Mountains section of Lamington National Park, located in the Gold Coast Hinterland, features lush rainforests, waterfalls, and spectacular views. Lamington National Park, Green Mountains Section is also the home of O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat.     Camp at the park’s Green Mountain camping area. Choose from the many half-day or full-day walks that explore the park. (See Map) Centenary… Read more →

McIntosh Island Park

McIntosh Island Park is an oasis in the heart of Surfers Paradise. It’s tall trees shelter it from the surrounding hi-rises and there are loads well manicured of green-space and even a sandy beach spot by the river.     There is also a coin operated BBQ and kids playground.   Getting to¬†McIntosh Island Park Via G:Link¬†– take the tram… Read more →