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.
Kayaking and canoeing
Splash out and have some fun at awesome canoeing and kayaking activities along Brisbane's waterways. Bookings required.
Learn the basics of fishing on land or in a kayak, including knots, bait, hooks, how to cast a rod and more.
Find out where to access public boat ramps, canoe ramps and pontoons along the Brisbane River.
Waterways Activation Map
Use this map to find creek catchments, habitat groups, Ramsar listed wetlands and places of interest including canoe launch, boat launch, environment centres and more.
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Council officers work with community groups across Brisbane to protect and restore catchments and waterways.
Council has created track maps to download with details of popular walking tracks, special features, things to do and safety tips.
This program helps community groups restore natural habitats in parks, bushland, wetlands and along waterways.
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.
Find links to creek catchment groups, including community contacts and details on how you can contact and join your local group.
Council's three environment centres offer information, environmental programs and events and walking tracks.
Creek Catchment Officers help the community protect and restore Brisbane's waterways and bays in partnership with the 11 catchment groups city wide.
Some Brisbane catchment groups run community native plant nurseries. Find out more about your local plants and meet like-minded local residents.
Find information about how Council and the community can partner in protecting Brisbane's waterways.