What's On In Brisbane? - Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point

Captain Burke Park – Kangaroo Point

Beach @ Captain Burke Park

Beach @ Captain Burke Park

Captain Burke Park is a popular Brisbane park situated under the Story Bridge on Holman Street in the suburb of Kangaroo Point, Brisbane. The wide variety of facilities available at the Captain Burke Park along with the panoramic vistas out across the Brisbane River and of the Story Bridge are the reason for the popularity of the park throughout the week.

Facilities that are located at the Captain Burke Park include a fun playground, covered picnic tables and barbeque facilities, small beach and a jetty for fishing.

The playground at the Captain Burke Park is uncovered and based on a partly sunken steam ship theme with climbing apparatus, a play hut with ropes, ladders and a slide, a play rowboat, swings and a merry-go-round.  The covered picnic tables and barbeque facilities can be found along the Brisbane River not far from the playground area.

Brisbane Jazz Club @ Captain Burke Park

Brisbane Jazz Club @ Captain Burke Park

Fishing at Captain Burke Park can be done from the small beach or off the jetty around to the East of the park.

On the Western side of the park the popular Brisbane Jazz Club is also located.

Parking is available at the on-street car park along Holman Street which can accommodate around 40 cars. Buses regularly service Holman Street and the Holman Street Ferry Terminal is adjacent to the park providing easy access to Captain Burke Park by public transport. For more information on public transport please visit Translink.

Facilities At Captain Burke Park

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Trees are scattered around the park providing shade.

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There are public toilets located off Holman Street in the park.

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A popular shared pathway follows the Brisbane River through the Captain Burke Park.

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An unshaded playground is situated towards the middle of the park and is based on a sea theme with a sunken steam ship as the centre piece of the playground area. The equipment includes a play hut with climbing apparatus and slide, merry-go-round, swings and other play equipment.

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Barbeque facilities and covered picnic tables at various positions along the Brisbane River in Captain Burke park.

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Parking is available at the on-street car park along Holman Street which can accommodate around 40 cars.

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Buses regularly service Holman Street and the Holman Street Ferry Terminal is adjacent to the park. For more information on public transport please visit Translink.

Fishing can be done off the small beach under Story Bridge or on a small jetty in the East of the park.

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Panoramic views across the Brisbane River to New Farm, the heart of Brisbane and the Story Bridge are available from the Captain Burke Park.

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A small beach is situated under the Story Bridge.

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