With a multitude of adventure filled activities for kids as well as parents, Calamvale is becoming quite a highly sought-after suburb, especially for families. It is located approximately 17-kilometres from the capital of Brisbane with a population of 17,124 residents. There are a variety of activities from a sunny day out among nature or a cooler day in the ice rink, to ensure that the whole family enjoys a day out. Keep on reading for our top 6 picks!
#1 Calamvale District Park
This fun filled park is located at 31 Formby Street, Calamvale, and offers more than just some green grass for the kids to play on. It is home to large playground area with a variety of play equipment to enjoy. Suitable for all ages, the playground offers easy obstacles as well as some more challenging ones for the brave including an 8-metre high netting structure, sky bridges and an exciting enclosed metal slide! There are more to enjoy once the kids have exhausted themselves on the playground such as a dual flying fox, musical play stations and swings. Calamvale District Park also has many interconnected bike paths and walking paths to explore with the whole family on a sunny day out.
For kids Birthday parties or family events, Calamvale District Park includes three spacious designated sites available for booking for any of your special events. All you need to do is fill out the online park booking application form, and click submit once completed.
Whether you want a relaxing picnic and barbeque out among the trees with friends and family or a exciting active day out with the kids to spend their energy, Calamvale District Park is a great choice to keep the whole family entertained.
#2 Little Dreamer Cafe
Need to take a break from all of the activity in the park? Then the Little Dreamer cafe is the perfect place to cool down! Offering many colourful food and drink options, you and the kids will be spoilt for choice. They are open everyday excluding Wednesdays from 7:30am to 2:30 am. The whole family is welcome (including the fury ones) as it is in fact a pet-friendly cafe!
#3 GKR Karate Central
Located only a short 13-minute drive from Calamvale, GKR Karate is a great place for kids and adults alike to get some physical activity through fundamental movement. Suited for all ages and abilities from 5-year and up, everyone can find their place and enjoy an exciting day out. GKR Karate offer free trial classes for you and your kids to enjoy a free day out and if you want to make it a weekly activity, there are many options available for ongoing classes. Apart from developing self-confidence skills, this activity will build self-discipline, determination, focus and fitness! It is the perfect activity to participate in as a family!
#4 The Karawatha Forest Discovery
Offering both an educational and entertaining day out, Karawatha Forest Park, located at 149 Acacia Road, is Queensland’s first nature play and Discovery Centre. It has a range of fun activities including an interactive floor projection of a frog habitat, a night time audio visual experience and a virtual reality experience which the kids will love! If you have had a stressful week at work or school, this is the perfect place to destress! Studies have shown that spending at least 120-minutes a week outside in nature can have a big positive impact on general health and wellbeing, so you can only benefit from spending a day at Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre!
# 5 Ice Worlds Olympic Ice Rinks
If it’s a bad weather day and being out in nature isn’t an option, then ice skating is the go-to for a fun and active alternative! Located in Acacia Ridge, Ice Worlds Skating Rink is only a 15-minute drive from Calamvale. With the music, fun lights, and cool atmosphere, it is hard not to have a good time! This ice-skating rink is fully stocked with all the essentials that you would need to enjoy a day at the rink. If you are starting to feel too chilly, you can step off the ice and enjoy a nice warm coffee or hot-chocolate at the rink’s cafe to warm you up for your next session! Ice Worlds Ice Rink also offers kids parties and events & function packages which include everything you need for a successful event including food, skate hire, decorations and a party host! So if you want an exciting party for your kids without needing to lift a finger or dirty the house, then this is the perfect place to go!
#6: Sheep Station Gully
A short 6-minute drive from Calamvale, you will find an enchanted and nature filled hidden gem in the suburb of Algester. With a long loop walking path that takes you through green-filled forests complete with remnant billabongs and lined with more than just one kids’ playground, there is much to explore on a day out. The walking path goes for 2.5 km that is accessible via Nottingham Road. The playgrounds are dispersed throughout the walking track with a variety of different play equipment to suit different ages, interests, and physical activity levels. Take a break at one of the playgrounds along the way and enjoy a picnic while the kids burn off some of their seemingly endless energy!
PARC Calamvale is situated neatly in the perfect position with a generous estate size, which is a big positive for many residents. With a number of these amenities in close proximity including schools, shops, restaurants and cafes, PARC Calamvale offers a little bit of everything to suit a variety of people. PARC Calamvale is positioned in the ideal location for people who like to get out and active, but who also love to have a little space and tranquility to themselves.
If you think that this sounds like the ideal lifestyle for you and your family, the team here at Bristar would be more than happy to make sure we find the best fit for you!
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