Jabiru Park in Lake Macdonald is a beautiful natural area that is popular for bird watching, water activities, or simply taking a walk along a trail.
It’s just a 15-minute drive away from Noosa, and 5 minutes from Cooroy, making it a great day trip destination for nature lovers.
Jabiru Park, Fearnley Hide, Bird Trail & Walk Map, Lake MacDonald QLD
One of the best ways to explore Jabiru Park is by paddle boarding. Keep in mind that motorised watercraft are not allowed on Lake Macdonald, but with paddleboarding, you get the best views from the sea while also getting a great core workout. Kayaking and canoeing are recommended too. Visitors are advised to always wear a lifejacket for safety.
Other helpful things to remember for safety during your trip is to always follow the signage because these are where you will find important information on directions. It’s also best to check the weather conditions before you set out. Bring water and sunscreen.
The Noosa Botanic Gardens is adjacent to Lake Macdonald, so be sure to check it out after. It’s home to 8 hectares of lush greenery, including exotic and native plants. This is a scenic place for a picnic or barbecue too. For those who want to spend a few nights in this area, you can camp at Camp Cooroora, located near Mary Cod Park.
For modern conveniences, food, coffee, and supplies, Cooroy is a quick drive away.
Jabiru Park is one of the most beautiful destinations in the Sunshine Coast, so don’t miss out on this place and the nearby attractions.