Brisbane's creeks and rivers

Learn more about Brisbane's beautiful creeks and waterways. Find out how you can play your part by helping to protect our waterways or discover the many things to see and do on our creeks and rivers.  


Volunteer to help

Find out more about your local community volunteers who work hard to clean up and restore natural habitats along creeks and waterways in Brisbane.

River Access Network

Council has successfully completed three new river and recreation hubs at West End, Dutton Park and New Farm Park and is constructing two more at the City Botanic Gardens and Murarrie.

Boating facilities

Find out where to access public boat ramps, canoe ramps and pontoons along the Brisbane River. 

Kayaking and canoeing

Splash out and have some fun at awesome canoeing and kayaking activities along Brisbane's waterways. Bookings required.

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Creek Catchments Program

Council officers work with community groups across Brisbane to protect and restore catchments and waterways.

Bushland reserves

Council has created track maps to download with details of popular walking tracks, special features, things to do and safety tips.

Habitat Brisbane

This program helps community groups restore natural habitats in parks, bushland, wetlands and along waterways.

Stormwater harvesting

Stormwater harvesting is the collection of rainwater that flows from a variety of surfaces such as car parks, roads, gardens and footpaths. Find out more.

Join a catchment group

Find links to creek catchment groups, including community contacts and details on how you can contact and join your local group.

Environment centres

Council's three environment centres offer information, environmental programs and events and walking tracks.

Creek Catchment Officers

Creek Catchment Officers help the community protect and restore Brisbane's waterways and bays in partnership with the 11 catchment groups city wide.

Community nurseries

Some Brisbane catchment groups run community native plant nurseries. Find out more about your local plants and meet like-minded local residents.

Protect our waterways

Find information about how Council and the community can partner in protecting Brisbane's waterways.

Last updated:8 January 2020