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Top Family Parks in Brisbane – Your Next Spot for a Family Day-Out

Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia, is a very popular Australian destination. Beside the many amazing attractions, it's also home to many beloved family parks, the best of which are below;

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New Farm Park

New Farm Park

One of the most popular and loved parks of Brisbane is New Farm Park. Folks just love to keep coming to this park at almost all times of the day, and the park is therefore always buzzing with some activity. Spreading over a vast area giving visitors enough space to have a comfortable experience, the New Farm Park is ideal for long walks, chilling on the lawns with friends and family, picnics, or a casual jog. With the occasional live band performance at the rotunda, the little cafes, and the Fig Tree children's play ground, this park is one that is well worth a visit.

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Sherwood Arboretum

Sherwood Arboretum

This riverside park is well known for giving its visitors a refreshing and relaxing experience. Sherwood Arboretum was established in the 1920's and is considered to be one of the most scenic parks. Apart from large open spaces and grassy lawns which are perfect for a variety of outdoor activities, this park has many iconic landmarks and features. These include the iconic avenue of Queensland Kauri's, a network of footpaths flanked with trees and luscious greenery, two man-made lake wetlands, designated playgrounds and BBQ areas, and the 1974 Flood Marker; a grim reminder of the 1974 floods.

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Mount Coot-tha Botanical Gardens

Mount Coot-tha Botanical Gardens

If you have kids that are nature lovers or are particularly interested in botany, then this is the place to be. The Mount Coot-tha Botanical Gardens spreads over a sprawling 52 hectares, and is home to many different gardens, pavilions, artificial lakes, and many other attractions. If it is your first time here, get a map of the park and do some exploring as the gardens are absolutely splendid. Some of the highlights of the Mount Coot-tha Botanical Gardens include the Japanese Garden, the Hide 'n Seek Children's Trail, the Bonsai House, and the Bamboo Grove. The gardens also have special picnic areas and many cafes.

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Captain Burke Park

Captain Burke Park

Captain Burke Park in Kangaroo Point is one of the most tranquil parks in Brisbane. This park is situated just beneath the Story Bridge, and offers families a great open space to send some quality time. The park is home to a maritime themed playground, which kids are sure to love, as well as a river front walk way and bike path, and designated picnic and BBQ areas. With all these great features Captain Burke Park truly is one of the best family parks in Brisbane. One of the most recommendable Brisbane CBD hotels suited to accommodate the whole family is the Oaks 212 Margaret.

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Wynnum Wading Pool and Park

Wynnum Wading Pool and Park

Few parks in Brisbane offer the variety that Wynnum Wading Pool and Park offer, which is why it is one the best parks around. Located overlooking the bay and offering a great view of the waters of the bay, this park has open spaces, walkways, play areas, and is also in close proximity to many eateries and cafes. The wading pool is one of the major attractions of the park, and is open to anyone who is looking to make a splash and have some fun! Family excursions here are sure to enjoyable.