Kangaroo Point Cliffs—it’s one of the most perfect hideaways when you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city without really getting too far. It’s only a few minutes away from the Brisbane central business district.
The peninsula is known for so many things, and one of these is it is an excellent picnic ground. For one, you have Captain Burke Park, which is actually a free park with plenty of amenities. It has its own playground for the kids, enough supply of water, an information center, wheelchair access, a number of toilets, and several areas for picnic and grilling barbecues. You can also stay at the shelter shed when you need to rest. The rotunda is one of the highlights of the park and an excellent meet-up place.
You are also close to Brisbane’s South Bank Parklands, which are huge. It is more than 15 hectares. Like Captain Burke, it has quite a number of places where you can cook your favorite grilled steaks and barbecue as well as picnic tables and chairs. The kids can play on the swings and slides on the playground. After meals, you can all proceed to the Arbour, which is regarded as a horticultural wonder in the world.
Having a picnic at Kangaroo Point Cliffs will also give you a chance to catch a glimpse of the main city which is just across the river and across the peninsula. You will also notice the unique rock formation, which is actually man made. It’s a product of the constant mining in the area for years few centuries ago.
It would be an added bonus for you that other interesting attractions are also nearby. You can climb the Story Bridge, which provides you a 360-degree view of the entire Queensland and Gold Coast. You may also travel to Fortitude Valley, which has hundreds of bars, pubs, clubs, and restaurants. South Bank also has a complex with fashion boutiques, art shops and galleries, and al fresco cafes.
Indeed, Kangaroo Point Cliffs is one of the best places to go to for outdoor activities. If you if need of Kangaroo Point accommodation, consider staying at Bridgewater Terraces. This well-recognized apartment complex has a number of self-contained apartment with kitchen, laundry, and comfortable bed. The complex also has its own sprawling lawn where you can have another barbecue picnic and a swimming pool for complete relaxation.