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Exploring South East Queensland by Kayak

I'm in the process of exploring and documenting the rivers and lakes of South East Queensland.

I've broken these up into the following sections:

Brisbane
City waterways between Caboolture and Capalaba
Logan
Logan and Albert Rivers
Sunshine Coast
Rivers and lakes of the Sunshine Coast including Noosa
Gold Coast
Coastal waterways south of Logan River
Inland Waterways
Upper Brisbane Valley lakes and waterways

Brisbane

Brisbane paddling is dominated by the Brisbane River that flows through the heart of the city giving it the honourable nickname of the River City. While it is the main option for paddling in the city, there are a number of other options for those that want to get off the beaten path to explore the quieter backwaters.

This section will be expanded to include rivers bewtween Caboolture and other coastal rivers and creeks north of the Logan River.

Other creeks covered include:

Logan

The lower Logan River is a large tidal river that marks the boundary between the Logan and Gold Coast council areas. The source is high up in the Main Range near Mt Barney National Park.

There are a number of lakes in the catchment that make for pleasant paddling destinations:

Sunshine Coast

A wide array of options including the tidal estuary at Bribie Island, sea cliffs around Noosa Heads, the tidal Maroochy River and even the everglades of Noosa River.

Gold Coast

Similarily to the Sunshine Coast, there is a wide array of tidal estuaries and creeks, as well as more exposed coastal paddling options and a number of lakes in the hinterland to expore.

Inland Waterways

There are a number of lakes in the catchment that make for pleasant paddling destinations: