Our Pick of the Week – Walk the Four Brisbane City Bridges The Goodwill Bridge, Kurilpa Bridge, Victoria Bridge, and William Jolly Bridges are iconic and look even more amazing in the late afternoon and evening, but the walk can be done at any time of the day. The walk is about 7 km long, so allow two hours – it’s easy since it is mostly flat – you just need to have the level of fitness to walk for around 7 km.
To begin, start at the Botanic Gardens, Edward Street Entrance, at the end of Edward Street. From there walk into the Botanic Garden on the footpath that runs along the Brisbane River, the Bunya Walk. Then cross the Goodwill Bridge (first bridge) to the Southside – here turn right and walk along the Brisbane River. .. We seriously know Brisbane, and we know Conveyancing in Queensland. Try our free 30-second conveyancing home calculator here and let us bridge the gap to your new home.https://conveyancinghome.com.au/instant-quotes/
For this walk, a map of Brisbane can be handy or download a good app on your smartphone that can help you to navigate in the City. If you like, you can stop and learn about Epicurious Garden at Southbank, an edible landscape. Epicurious is located in South Bank Parklands, is free to visit and is open all year round.
The Epicurious Garden is run by volunteers which grow edible plants, including vegetable, herbs and fruits. In this way, the team of volunteers build an edible landscape in the heart of Southbank. It is all about learning and taste, smell and feel fresh herbs and produce. Visitors are welcome to walk in the garden and observe what it has to offer. Produce can only be harvested by the team of volunteers and horticulturists. This is to make sure the garden remains in pristine condition and the plants stay beautiful for everyone to enjoy. The volunteers collect the plants and they have them in a cart – please collect samples from the harvest cart or ask the volunteers to pick some for you.
The harvest cart is open from 7am-2pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. It free to collect from and it operates on a first-in, best-dressed basis, so it is better to get there early to have the opportunity to have this great experience. The volunteers are onsite in the garden from 7 am-11.30 am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
While you are walking, if you like you can do a little detour in the short trail in the rainforest. Keep walking on the south bank of the Brisbane River towards the Go Between Bridge (second bridge). Cross the Go Between Bridge and reach the north bank and turn right on the Bicentennial Bikeway. There is room for pedestrians as well as for bicycles. Keep walking along the Brisbane River towards the Kurilpa Bridge (third bridge). Exit the Centenary Bikeway and go on the Kurilpa Bridge via Tank Street. Once you have crossed the Kurilpa Bridge, you are again in South Bank. Here, turn left and keep walking on the pedestrian footpath towards the Victoria Bridge (fourth bridge). You can now cross the Victoria Bridge into the City. Enjoy !
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