Places to Picnic

Goomoolahra Falls
& Picnic Area

This is the best picnic spot on the mountain – set in the forest beside a babbling creek, close to a fabulous lookout that gives views of Surfers Paradise with a waterfall just a meter away.

great-kidsGreat for the kids! Photo: Adam Maund

goomoolahraGoomoolahra Picnic Area Photo: Adam Maund

Facilities

  • Wood cooking
  • No water available
  • Tables both in the open and under shelter
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Toilets
  • Sights (waterfall, creek and lookout)

Apple Tree Park

This is the first picnic area you’ll come to on the mountain. It is a quiet spot with plenty of cool shaded areas to sit and enjoy your picnic.

historic-appleHistoric Apple Tree Photo: Adam Maund

apple-treeApple Tree Park Picnic Area Photo: Adam Maund

Facilities

  • Electric cooking
  • Water available
  • Tables both in the open and under shelter
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Toilets
  • No sights

Purling Brook Falls
& Picnic Area

This is a large picnic area beside Purling Brook Falls. A great spot for kids to enjoy short easy walks through the forest, walk across the top of the falls and explore the creeks and water holes.

pool-nearPool near the top of Purling Brook Falls
Photo: Tracie Louise

plentyPlenty of cool picnic spots Photo: Adam Maund

Facilities

  • Electric cooking
  • No water available
  • Tables both in the open and under shelter
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Toilets
  • Sights within 100m

Tallanbana Picnic Area

This picnic spot is set amongst the trees with access to a number of walks.

tallanbanaTallanbana Picnic Area Photo: Adam Maund

talanbana1Tallanbana Picnic Area Photo: Adam Maund

Facilities

  • Wood cooking
  • No water available
  • Tables both in the open and under shelter
  • No wheelchair accessible
  • Toilets
  • Sights within 500m

The Settlement

This is an open area with plenty of space for the kids to play. It is a beautiful sunny spot, particularly good in the cooler months. It’s located in Carricks Rd. Just turn at the community hall. Watch for the Springbrook Mural.

info-kioskInfo Kiosk in the Settlement Day Use Area
Photo: Adam Maund

settlementSettlement Picnic Area Photo: Adam Maund

Facilities

  • No cooking facilities
  • No water available
  • Tables both in the open and under shelter
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Toilets
  • Sights 100m away