Posted: 16 November, 2016

Five Secret Swimming Holes Near Brisbane

Jump in the water!

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Sick of the beach? Don’t want to go to your local pool? Then maybe you need to take a dip in one of these natural swimming holes near Brisbane… 

Enoggera Reservoir 

Location: Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre, 60 Mount Nebo Road, The Gap
You won’t even have to leave Brisbane to visit this one! You can swim, paddle and watch wildlife in the reservoir’s cool water.


Cedar Creek Falls

Perfect for families and groups of friends, there are lots of different rock pools to choose from along this creek.
Location: Cedar Creek Rd, Samford

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Gardners Falls Maleny

It’s just a short walk from the car park at Obi Obi Creek to this freshwater swimming spot! There’s a waterfall to dive under and a large pool to float around in. 
Location: 50 Obi Lane, Maleny

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Killarney Glen Beechmont

The big attraction here is the heart shaped pool! There are also quieter swimming holes along the creek.
Location: 2 Beechmont Rd, Beechmont

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Lower Portals Mount Barney

You’ll have to like hiking to get to this one – it’s a 7km walk to the pool. But once you’re there how can you beat this swimming spot?
Location: Mt Barney National Park 

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Tags: queensland, swimming holes

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