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Australia, Queensland, Brisbane

South Bank Parklands

Kid-friendly · Sports Facility · Forest · Beach

4.8 (776 ratings)

South Bank Parklands in Brisbane, Australia, is a stunning 35.0-acre park that offers a variety of walking and running routes suitable for all fitness levels. With its beautiful riverfront location, ...

South Bank Parklands in Brisbane, Australia, is a stunning 35.0-acre park that offers a variety of walking and running routes suitable for all fitness levels. With its beautiful riverfront location, the park provides a picturesque setting for walkers and runners to enjoy their activity. Whether you're looking for a leisurely stroll or a challenging run, South Bank Parklands has something for everyone. The park features several well-maintained routes, including the scenic Brisbane River route and the Grand Arbour walk, providing a diverse and enjoyable experience for visitors seeking an active outdoor adventure. For more information about the park's routes and amenities, users can download Pacer Pedometer for comprehensive details and route information. For walkers and runners, South Bank Parklands offers a range of route options to explore the park's natural beauty and urban landscapes. The park boasts a network of well-maintained pathways, including the popular Brisbane River route, which stretches for 2 miles and provides a delightful riverside experience. Additionally, the South Bank Parklands loop offers a 2.7-mile scenic route, ideal for those seeking a shorter yet picturesque walk or run. With a total of X routes available, visitors can easily customize their walking or running experience to suit their preferences and fitness goals. Whether you're seeking a brisk workout or a leisurely stroll, South Bank Parklands provides the perfect backdrop for an enjoyable outdoor activity. As a premier destination for walkers and runners, South Bank Parklands in Brisbane, Australia, offers a vibrant and dynamic setting for outdoor fitness enthusiasts. The park's diverse range of routes, including the riverside paths and urban trails, cater to individuals seeking both natural beauty and urban exploration during their walking or running sessions. Whether you're a seasoned athlete or a casual walker, South Bank Parklands provides an inviting environment to stay active and enjoy the scenic surroundings. Visitors can make the most of their park experience by utilizing the Pacer Pedometer app, which offers comprehensive information about the park's routes, distances, and estimated times, ensuring a fulfilling and engaging outdoor adventure.

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Walking and Running in South Bank Parklands

When it comes to walking and running, South Bank Parklands in Brisbane offers a diverse and vibrant setting for enthusiasts. With a range of essential amenities such as wheelchair-friendly paths, drinking water stations, ample parking lots, and restrooms, the park ensures convenience and accessibility for all visitors. The presence of ...

When it comes to walking and running, South Bank Parklands in Brisbane offers a diverse and vibrant setting for enthusiasts. With a range of essential amenities such as wheelchair-friendly paths, drinking water stations, ample parking lots, and restrooms, the park ensures convenience and accessibility for all visitors. The presence of leisure playgrounds, picnic sites, and BBQ facilities further enhances the appeal for families and groups looking to engage in physical activity while enjoying a day out. Additionally, the extensive bike paths and swimming pool cater to those interested in various sports activities, making it a well-rounded destination for fitness enthusiasts. The park's wheelchair-friendly accessibility ensures that individuals with disabilities can also partake in the activities and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Not to mention, the captivating attractions, stunning viewpoints, and unique artworks within the park provide an added element of exploration and interest for walkers and runners. To top it off, the abundance of dining options and bicycle parking facilities make it convenient for visitors to refuel and securely park their bicycles after a satisfying workout or leisurely stroll. Whether it's a leisurely walk, an intense run, or a mix of both, South Bank Parklands in Brisbane offers the ideal backdrop for a fulfilling and enjoyable outdoor experience.

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https://www.visitbrisbane.com.au/south-bank/destinations?sc_lang=en-au
Essential Amenities
Playground
Picnic Site
BBQ
Drinking water
Wheelchair friendly
Restroom
Parking lot
Sport Facilities
Bike path
Swimming pool
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Wheelchair friendly
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South Bank Parklands

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Carpentaria

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Victoria Bridge Abutment

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The Wheel of Brisbane

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Brisbane Sign

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Pogo Tri-Lure Confluence

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Brisbane Lagoon

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Mates

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Confucius

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Best Walking Routes in South Bank Parklands
#1 - Brisbane River
(49 reviews)
Length: 2 milesEst. Time: 34m
#2 - Brisbane River
(2 reviews)
Length: 1.3 milesEst. Time: 23m
#3 - South Bank Parklands
(10 reviews)
Length: 1 milesEst. Time: 17m
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Reviews of South Bank Parklands
4.8/5
776 ratings
Kelsey2020/03/23
4

Yeah I’ll

Jason 😊2024/04/10
4

凉爽的布里斯本河畔

Warintorn2024/05/25
4
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Nearby Parks
Musgrave Park
Queen's Gardens
Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
Kangaroo Point Cliffs
Highgate Hill Park
Kurilpa Point Park
Saint Stephens Cathedral Grounds
Emma Miller Place
Kangaroo Point Park
FAQs about South Bank Parklands
Where is the best place to walk in South Bank Parklands?
The best place to walk in South Bank Parklands is along the Brisbane River, with routes like 'Brisbane River' and 'Riverside to Westend' being popular choices. These routes offer scenic views and are highly rated by the Pacer community.
How many routes are in South Bank Parklands?
There are multiple routes in South Bank Parklands, including 'South Bank Parklands', 'Grand Arbour', 'Southbank loop', and others. You can choose from various lengths and estimated times based on your preferences.
Which is the longest route in South Bank Parklands?
The longest route in South Bank Parklands is 'Mater mates 15km half of the 30km walk' with a length of 9.4 miles. Additionally, the 'Discovered Brisbane' route offers a lengthy 6.9-mile trail, both providing a good challenge for runners and walkers.
Are there facilities or amenities for walkers/runners in South Bank Parklands?
Yes, there are several amenities available for walkers/runners in South Bank Parklands, including wheelchair-friendly paths, drinking water stations, parking lots, restrooms, and leisure playgrounds.
How accessible is South Bank Parklands?
South Bank Parklands is wheelchair-friendly, making it accessible for individuals with mobility needs.
What kind of sports can I do in South Bank Parklands?
In South Bank Parklands, you can enjoy activities such as walking, running, and cycling on the bike paths. There is also a swimming pool available for those interested in swimming.
What is the best season to walk in South Bank Parklands?
The best season to walk in South Bank Parklands is during the autumn and spring months when the weather is mild and comfortable for outdoor activities.
What are the typical weather conditions to prepare for in South Bank Parklands?
South Bank Parklands experiences a subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and mild, dry winters. Visitors should prepare for warm temperatures, occasional rainfall, and high humidity, especially in the summer months.
What kind of wildlife might you encounter in South Bank Parklands?
Visitors to South Bank Parklands may encounter various bird species, including ducks, ibises, and other waterfowl. Additionally, the park is home to lizards, possums, and occasional sightings of flying foxes. It's important to respect the natural habitat of these animals while enjoying the park.
Best Walking Routes in South Bank Parklands
#1 - Brisbane River
4.5 (49 reviews)
Length: 2 milesEst. Time: 34m
#2 - Brisbane River
4.5 (2 reviews)
Length: 1.3 milesEst. Time: 23m
#3 - South Bank Parklands
4.5 (10 reviews)
Length: 1 milesEst. Time: 17m
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Nearby Parks
Musgrave Park
Queen's Gardens
Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
Kangaroo Point Cliffs
Highgate Hill Park
Kurilpa Point Park
Saint Stephens Cathedral Grounds
Emma Miller Place
Kangaroo Point Park
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Best Walking Routes in South Bank Parklands
#1- Brisbane River
(49 reviews)
Length: 2 milesEst. Time: 34m
#2- Brisbane River
(2 reviews)
Length: 1.3 milesEst. Time: 23m
#3- South Bank Parklands
(10 reviews)
Length: 1 milesEst. Time: 17m
#4- Discovered Brisbane
(1 review)
Length: 6.9 milesEst. Time: 3h12m
#5- Grand Arbour
(1 review)
Length: 0.7 milesEst. Time: 12m
#6- Brisbane Australia River and City Run/Walk
(1 review)
Length: 3.5 milesEst. Time: 51m
Reviews of South Bank Parklands
Kelsey2020/03/23
4

Yeah I’ll

Jason 😊2024/04/10
4

凉爽的布里斯本河畔

Warintorn2024/05/25
4
PacerPal2024/05/14
5
SL2024/05/04
5
Amy2023/12/11
5
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4
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5
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5
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5
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5
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5
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4.8/5
776 ratings