On the Mountain

On the Mountain

Mount Glorious and Mount Nebo are located in the D’Aguilar Range north-west of Brisbane City. Our Mountain home hosts some of the most spectacular rainforests around Brisbane. Accessible by a winding mountain road, Mount Glorious and Mount Nebo are hilltops that offer great walking trails, picnic and barbecue areas along with cafes. The trail paths are reasonably easy and are suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. This natural attraction is great to visit especially during any season, including summer.

Phoenix Sculpture Garden

The Phoenix Sculpture Garden, privately owned by Margit Radcliffe, has been open to the public since 1995. With the creation of this Garden her her late husband Graham, the combination of the beauty of nature and his life’s work of sculptures and paintings create an ambiance where Peace becomes reality. The 2 hectare rainforest Garden is located on the peak of Mt. Glorious, 632 metres above sea level, and has views over Moreton Bay and Stradbroke Island. There are over 100 marble and bronze indoor and outdoor sculptures permanently on display. The largest is Phoenix Germania which Graham created to commemorate the reunification of Germany. This work is 4 metres high, and gives the garden its name. Indoor and outdoor marble, bronze and steel sculptures for sale. 

D’Aguilar National Park

While out and about Bushwalking, Hiking, Picincing and Bird Watching you’ll be able to discover remote gorges, sheltered pockets of subtropical rainforest, expanses of eucalypt woodland and spectacular views to Moreton Bay and Brisbane CBD. D'Aguilar National Park has a variety of habitat types including dry and wet sclerophyll forests, eucalypt woodland, subtropical rainforest, rocky outcrops and freshwater systems. In these habitats, more than 200 species of native animals are protected. Several near-threatened, vulnerable and endangered animals and plants have been recorded in the park.

Brisbane Nature Tours

Brisbane Nature Tours offers diverse tours in small and personalised groups. Your guide, Anita, loves to share her extensive knowledge and passion for the environment. You will get the chance to connect with the beautiful nature around you and see the natural world differently.​ Anita can pick you up from Maiala Park Lodge or meet you on one of the many walking tracks in D'Aguilar National Park. All tours include enough time at stopovers to admire and photograph the environment and its unique inhabitants.
Brisbane Nature Tours

Walk About Creek Discovery Centre

Encounter native animals, enjoy a walk or bike ride, and splash out in the water at this one-stop nature-play zone. The Park Rangers at the Visitor Centre are ready to share their stories and help you discover all the special, nature-based experiences available to you. While you’re there, take advantage of the spectacular panoramic viewing experience at the Virtual Lookout showcasing national parks all over Queensland. At the Wildlife Centre, you’ll discover some of the weird and wonderful inhabitants of Queensland’s national parks. Explore on your own or join park rangers at the daily wildlife talks (ask for the schedule when at the Visitor centre).