Bribie Island National Park and Recreation Area Brisbane | Sunshine Coast

Bribie Island has beautiful coastal scenery, low-key camping spots and great 4WDing, boating and fishing. Photo credit: © MJL Photography

Be inspired: Bribie Island—beautiful coastal camping close to Brisbane!

Remote empty landscapes, big skies, views to the horizon—you’d think you’d have to travel beyond the Black Stump to find a place like this, wouldn’t you? Well, not so. Photo credit: Leanne Siebuhr © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Explore the Sunshine and Fraser coasts—your go-to weekend escapes!

They’re renowned for surf and sun-drenched beaches, and deservedly-so, but take a closer look and you’ll find the Sunshine and Fraser coasts have so much more in store! Photo credit: Adam Creed © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Favourite hikes for groups of ‘besties and buddies’ around Brisbane

When it comes to bushwalking with your ‘besties’ (friends or family), in Queensland National Parks near Brisbane, you’re truly spoilt for choice! Photo credit: © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Queensland National Parks’ best-loved camping areas

We are truly a nation of coast dwellers, so when it comes to camping holidays, where do we head? To the water, of course! Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Journeys

  • Explore remnant wallum heathlands and spot colourful birds and other wildlife on this delightful bushwalk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    500m one way
    Time suggested
    Allow 15min walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Wander through a paperbark wetland and bloodwood forest, and discover a vibrant landscape of native plants and animals.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.5km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 1.25hrs walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Cruise in your 4WD through scenic landscapes where you'll discover heath, eucalypt and melaleuca woodlands.

    Journey type
    4WD
    Distance
    16.5km one way
    Time suggested
    Allow 35min driving time.
    Grade
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • No walking
    • Scenic drive
  • Explore long sandy beaches, wind-swept white dunes and serene freshwater lagoons on this 4WD along the island's east coast.

    Journey type
    4WD
    Distance
    23km one way
    Time suggested
    Allow 50min driving time.
    Grade
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • No walking
    • Scenic drive
  • Walk among foxtail ferns and native palms and watch native birds feasting on the fruits and flowers of blueberry ash.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.3km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 1hr walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Set off on a 4WD adventure along this inland sandy track to explore the island's beautiful varied landscapes and fascinating wildlife.

    Journey type
    4WD
    Distance
    5km one way
    Time suggested
    (unavailable)
    Grade
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • No walking
    • Scenic drive