Brisbane City Council is transforming Victoria Park / Barrambin into an iconic parkland with something for everyone. Take a look at what's planned for the future in the Victoria Park Vision​ and have your say on exciting new projects progressing ahead of the release of the Draft Master Plan later this year.

Victoria Park / Barrambin is open for Brisbane residents and visitors to explore and is a natural  retreat and urban park for adventure, discovery and reconnection. There is already so much to see and do with 64 hectares of open space, rolling green hills and expansive city views to enjoy.

For upcoming events check out ‘What’s On’ at Victoria Park / Barrambin.

Latest news

Don't miss this year's Green Heart Fair event on Sunday 29 May at Victoria Park / Barrambin.

There’s so much to see and do in the park, from seasonal events to our Active and Healthy program.

Try out the park's new augmented reality game for kids. Scan the QR code in the park to download the free Magical Park app. Find out more.

Discover Victoria Park / Barrambin's top picnic spots with city views. Find out more.

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Things to see and do

At Victoria Park / Barrambin you can enjoy Brisbane’s beautiful climate and connect with family, friends and visitors. Venture into the heart of the park on the Herston side to discover rolling hills, woodlands and views across the city – you might even spot a curlew or two. On the Spring Hill side you can take a dip at the heritage-listed Centenary Pool, have a hit of tennis or take your dog off-leash in the fenced area near the Gundoo Memorial Grove. Connect with nature in a meaningful way along our Nature Wellness Trail. There's plenty to see and do at Victoria Park / Barrambin:

'Go Slow for a Mo' Nature Wellness Trail

Take a moment to connect with nature, reflect and relax with our new ‘Go Slow for a Mo’ Nature Wellness Trail. The trail signs guide you through exercises to provide meaningful moments in nature to help make you healthier and happier. You will find four rejuvenation zones across the park:

  • Nature Wellness Rejuvenation Zone connecting you with nature to increase health, energy and sense of wellbeing. Located in the grove of gum trees next to the Herston busway station
  • Transformative Trees Rejuvenation Zone supporting your physical and mental health by appreciating the impressive trees in Victoria Park / Barrambin. Located next to the large jacaranda tree in the centre of the park
  • Country Connection Rejuvenation Zone connecting you to the Aboriginal lands of Victoria Park / Barrambin. Located at York’s Hollow waterhole at the end of Gilchrist Avenue
  • Awe and Appreciation Rejuvenation Zone providing you with meaningful moments in nature that expand the senses and increase wellbeing. Located near the top of the driving range, overlooking the city skyline.

Each zone is marked by a welcome sign. Scan the QR code on the sign to access easy-to-follow audio instructions for a short sensory exercise designed to support your physical and mental health.

Daily coffee bike

The Precious Coffee bike is now operating 7 days a week at York’s Hollow, Victoria Park / Barrambin, at the end of Gilchrist Ave.  Come and say hi to Ruth who will be pouring the hot and cold brews:

  • Monday to Friday 6am to 11am and 2.30pm to 5pm 
  • Saturday to Sunday and public holidays 7am to 2pm 

Perfect picnic spots

Victoria Park / Barrambin has plenty of hidden picnic spots. From the tops of the hills with stunning city vistas to the tree-lined gullies and water holes, there are plenty of spots to lay a picnic blanket and relax. You could:

  1. Bask in the shade of the magnificent jacaranda in the tree-lined gully running through the middle of the park.
  2. Hike the hills dotted across the park for sweeping city views.
  3. Grab supplies at Kelvin Grove Urban Village and head to the Kelvin Grove corner of the park, just off Victoria Park Road.
  4. Relax by a waterhole along York’s Hollow, located at the end of Gilchrist Avenue.
  5. Take in the sunset from the Spring Hill side of the park with access and parking along Gregory Terrace.

Dog walker's paradise

Victoria Park / Barrambin has more than 10kms of paths and tracks to walk your four-legged friends along with a dog park on the Spring Hill side to let them run free.

When not in the dog park, keep your dog on a lead to protect the native wildlife and clean up after your dog.

Magical Park augmented reality app

Experience Victoria Park / Barrambin like never before with the Magical Park augmented reality game for children. Find the QR code located on signage within the park (off Gilchrist Avenue, near Park Operations) and download the free Magical Park mobile app.

Magical Park is a free mobile app that uses Augmented Reality (AR) to turn Victoria Park / Barrambin into a digital playground.

Children will be able to choose from a variety of games and see a virtual world through their device. Recommended for ages 6-11 years.

The game is geofenced to a safe location within the park and cannot be played outside of the park.

What's on and events

There's something for everyone at Victoria Park / Barrambin. Check out our upcoming events.

Sat 28 May 2022, 8:00am
Free

Bookings essential. This CityLink Connector ride will teach participants how to link their journey from the suburbs into the CBD and join the CityLink cycleway...

Victoria Park / Barrambin, Herston

Sat 28 May 2022, 10:00am

Participants will learn how to use natural resources in creative ways such as paddling, stretching and stamping using a diverse array of additional materials...

Victoria Park / Barrambin, Herston

Sat 28 May 2022, 1:00pm
Free

Weekly fun soccer is perfect for little kids who want to learn the basics of soccer in a fun and energetic environment! Your soccer star will love playing...

Victoria Park / Barrambin, Herston

Sat 28 May 2022, 2:45pm

Brisbane Inferno FC are a LGBTQI+ friendly football club. We welcome all players to join and get involved in our ever growing club. We recommend you bring...

Victoria Park / Barrambin, Herston

Sun 29 May 2022, 9:00am
Free

Discover how easy it is to be green at Brisbane City Council's sustainable living festival! Learn from Brisbane’s best eco experts while enjoying live...

Victoria Park / Barrambin, Herston

Tue 31 May 2022, 9:30am
Free

Bookings essential. Billy's Buddies is a ball skills program inspired by Billy Slater for children aged 2-6yrs. Each week we play a variety of different games...

Victoria Park / Barrambin, 50 Gilchrist Avenue, Herston

Tue 31 May 2022, 10:00am
Free

Join us at the beautiful Victoria Park in Herston each week for our Little Stars Playtime! Starting at 10am each Tuesday morning, families with young children...

Victoria Park / Barrambin, Herston

Tue 31 May 2022, 10:00am
Free

Bookings essential. Billy's Buddies is a ball skills program inspired by Billy Slater for children aged 2-6yrs. Each week we play a variety of different games...

Victoria Park / Barrambin, 50 Gilchrist Avenue, Herston

Thu 2 Jun 2022, 5:30pm
Free

Learn boxing technique with these fun workouts that incorporate boxing combinations, strength and conditioning.

Victoria Park / Barrambin, 50 Gilchrist Avenue, Herston

Booking an outdoor space

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Victoria Park / Barrambin has a variety of greenspace available for hire to suit private gatherings, commercial activations, and public spaces to host small and large scale community festivals and events, concerts, outdoor movies and sporting activations.

To enquire about booking a space, submit an online booking and enquiry form and a member of the events team will contact you.

For general enquiries, or if you're interested in using the park for a weekly yoga class, Personal Training Session or Mother's Group, please contact us via email.

All activities must meet the conditions of entry. If you are unsure if your plans meet the conditions of entry, submit an online enquiry form and a member of the team will contact you.

Venues and activities

Victoria Park / Barrambin is home to Brisbane’s one-of-a-kind entertainment precinct and is the perfect destination for everyone that visits.  There are a range of event spaces at Victoria Park / Barrambin, from outdoor spaces suitable for private gatherings, community festivals and events, and sporting activations through to the function centre catering for corporate events, special events and weddings. There is also an al fresco style bistro, children’s playground, 18-hole putt putt course, two level driving range, golf shop and golf learning centre.

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Function centre

Victoria Park / Barrambin has eight unique function rooms with free on-site parking. All rooms feature private bars, terraces and floor to ceiling glass overlooking the beautiful Brisbane city skyline and parklands. Function space hire is suitable for between 20 and 700 people.

For more information on events and function enquiries, phone Victoria Park / Barrambin on 07 3252 0666 or visit the Victoria Park website.

Weddings

Victoria Park / Barrambin has five unique wedding venues with views of the city skyline and parklands. All wedding reception venues feature private bars, exclusive outdoor decks and floor to ceiling glass overlooking the parklands and ancient trees. Weddings can cater for 30 to 380 seated guests.

For more information on weddings, phone Victoria Park / Barrambin on 07 3252 0666 or visit the Victoria Park website.

Bistro

The Victoria Park / Barrambin Bistro offers relaxed dining in a charming al fresco setting with spectacular views of Brisbane city and the parklands. Located at the top of the precinct, the bistro is the perfect spot to dine.

The bistro is open on Monday for breakfast and lunch and Tuesday to Sunday for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

For more information about the bistro or to download a menu, visit the Victoria Park website or phone the bistro on 07 3253 2533.

Children's playground

A children’s playground is situated next to the bistro. Play equipment includes slippery slides, climbing ropes, rock climbing wall and imaginative play areas as well as a re-purposed farm tractor, row boat and cubby house.

 

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Putt putt course

The 18 hole putt putt mini golf course features epic views of Brisbane city as well as challenging terrain. Available to play morning, noon and night, the putt putt course features sand and water traps and swinging poles.

Online bookings are essential. To find out more visit the Victoria Park website or phone the golf shop on 07 3252 9891.

Driving range

The golf driving range is the only inner-city driving range and features a 300m all-weather, two level driving range including 53 hitting bays and a grass tee, plus 4 target greens. The driving range is floodlit, open seven days a week, morning until night every day except Christmas Day. The driving range also features two function spaces available for corporate, private and special event hire.

To find out more visit the Victoria Park website or phone the golf shop on 07 3252 9891.

Golf learning centre

The golf learning centre is one of Australia’s best golf facilities offering the latest in golf technology including Trackman, high speed cameras, force plates and golf swing analysis software. There is also a team of golf professionals available for private or group lessons to improve your golf game.

To find out more visit the Victoria Park website or phone the golf shop on 07 3252 9891.

Golf shop

The golf shop is one of Queensland’s largest golfing, lifestyle and leisure outlets. The golf shop features many services including the latest in equipment and apparel, with over 40 brands and offering custom club fittings.

To find out more visit the Victoria Park website or phone the golf shop on 07 3252 9891.

Getting there

Bus

Victoria Park / Barrambin is well-serviced by buses via the Inner Northern Busway.  Nearest stops are Herston and Kelvin Grove.  Visit the Translink website for more information.

Walking and cycling

The park also has a range of walking and bike paths from the northside and the city. Use the Cycling Brisbane bikeway map to plan your next ride. Use the Cycling Brisbane bikeway map to plan your next ride.

Parking

Parking is available onsite via the entrance at Herston Road.  On-street parking is also available along Herston Road, Gilchrist Avenue and Gregory Terrace.

Brisbane just keeps getting better. Victoria Park / Barrambin's getting something for everybody.

Find out more about the other ways we're making Brisbetter.

Brisbane City Council acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and their unique relationship with their ancestral country. We pay respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of Brisbane, and recognise their strength and wisdom.