Wi-Fi in parks

Brisbane City Council is now offering free wireless internet (Wi-Fi) access within the surrounds of some of the city's most popular parks. Wi-Fi access is available in hotspot areas in 22 parks and public spaces across the city.

Wi-Fi access

The Wi-Fi service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Anyone can access it with a Wi-Fi enabled device.

Enabled devices include:

  • personal computers
  • video game consoles
  • mobile phones
  • MP3 players
  • personal digital assistants.

To connect to the service, search your wireless networks, select 'Brisbane Free Wi-Fi', and read and accept the terms and conditions. No login is required.

List of Wi-Fi hotspots

Find a list of Council parks and public spaces with Wi-Fi access. Alternatively, view this information as a Wi-Fi hotspot map.

Park name Street name Suburb Hotspot location
Oriel Park Cnr of Alexandra & Lancaster Rds Ascot Northern end of the park at the shelter beside the pathway 
Booker Place Park Birkin Rd & Sugarwood St Bellbowrie Main playground area at the end of Birkin Road 
Calamvale District Park Formby & Ormskirk Sts Calamvale In the shelters at the main playground near the toilet block 
Carindale Recreation Reserve Cadogan and Bedivere Sts Carindale Near the first car park 
7th Brigade Park, Chermside Murphy Rd & Delaware St Chermside Kidspace playground and playground near Delaware Street entry 
Kalinga Park Kalinga St Clayfield Carpark at park entry off Park Avenue 
Teralba Park Pullen & Osborne Rds Everton Park In main shelter near basketball half court, close to carpark off Pullen Road
Hidden World Park Roghan Rd Fitzgibbon Main picnic and playground area near toilet block off Roghan Road  
Forest Lake Parklands Forest Lake Bld Forest Lake

Main stage area off Forest Lake Boulevard

Glindemann Park Logan Rd Holland Park West Near the car park and the playground 
Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park River Terrace Kangaroo Point Near the Cliffs Café and BBQ area in the parkland and also the southern end near the Rotunda
D.M. Henderson Park Granadilla St MacGregor In shelter and carpark located off Granadilla Street entry
New Farm Park Brunswick St New Farm Near the rotunda at the river end of the park 
Gregory Park Baroona Rd Paddington Baroona Rd, west of the playing fields and half basketball court
Einbunpin Lagoon Brighton Rd Sandgate Next to the bridge in the middle of the park
Rocks Riverside Park Counihan Rd Seventeen Mile Rocks Next to the shed on the carpark side of the park
Guyatt Park Sir Fred Schonell Dve St Lucia BBQ and picnic area close to the ferry terminal 
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha Rd Toowong

Wi-Fi is usually available in and around the Japanese Garden, in and around the restaurant, infront of the administration building and in the Auditorium.

Orleigh Park Hill End Tce West End Near West End ferry terminal 

Map of Wi-Fi hotspots

View the Wi-Fi hotspots on a map. Select the Wi-Fi icon to find more information about the hotspot location.

View Wi-Fi in Parks in a larger map

Wi-Fi support in the parks

Telstra provides end-user support 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

A hotline is available to assist users in the listed Wi-Fi-enabled parks and public spaces. The hotline number is 1800 384 685. Look for this number in hotspot areas.

Wi-Fi use

Hotspot areas are to be used in a fair and community-minded manner. Council may choose to limit downloads and connection times and use content filtering systems as part of this service. More information can be found in the terms and conditions.

Mobile technology and health concerns

Council relies on the expert advice of an authoritative international health authority, the World Health Organisation (WHO), for overall assessments of health and safety impacts.

There are many sources of information on the use of mobile phones and devices and health, including:

29 June 2017