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Colleges Crossing Recreational Reserve

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There are ducks, water and playgrounds. There are amenities and safe parking. The grassed areas are... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jackie P
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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A fun and well maintained outdoor activity area. I used it for kayaking which was perfect for a... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2019
chriswF2860XO
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Brisbane, Australia
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All reviews brisbane river the reserve great coffee overlooking the river perfect location maintained park bush walk great place for families plenty of parking lovely spot day trip family gathering morning tea play equipment nice park toilet facilities great cafe
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have now been to Colleges on five occasions and have found that the cafe has been closed every time. Really suffers for lack of facilities

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Oscarsmith7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are ducks, water and playgrounds. There are amenities and safe parking. The grassed areas are immaculate along with the pergolas and shade areas. The BBQs are wonderful......no charge admission guys. Beautiful spot to have a picnic or family gathering.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jackie P
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

A fun and well maintained outdoor activity area. I used it for kayaking which was perfect for a beginner. Easy to access, plenty of parking and a peaceful scenery that you could spend a few hours easily enjoying.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chriswF2860XO
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

This spot on the Brisbane River is very lovely and peaceful. This area has a great little cafe for smoko and lunch

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bernborough
Reviewed January 13, 2019

This spot has good facilities for a family picnic or birthday party. While it has table and chair spots, the coverage is not total so a portable shelter would be useful on very hot day. There is a child's playground and toilet facilities. The park...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sue B
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful and very practical place to put the kayak in. Lots of bird life and a gentle current flowing which gets more pronounced downstream from the road bridge

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oscarsmith7
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

It’s been very well rebuilt after being completely flattened and destroyed in the 2011 floods. Need more play equipment and shade, especially on parking bays. Cafe is lovely but needs to have more variety. It’s a very quiet and secluded spot, even with mt Crosby...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andym174
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Large well maintained park along narrow part of Brisbane River. Lots of play equipment and open spaces for kids to run. Cafe with limited offerings (especially for those with food intolerances) up hill from main area. Not suitable for swimming, due to bull shark sitings,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LJHawkeye
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Small choice of cakes but icing too sweet, savoury muffin was better great view of wildlife and river flowing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sue W
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Plenty of covered areas & amenities to set up for a family day out. Safe canoeing, kayaking. BBQ's & a very good cafe if you want to eat out.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Monika C
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