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Council bush lands – Chandler

Australian Brushturkey (Alectura lathami) © Ian and Jill Brown

Meet and park cars along Toronto Rd, Chandler. Travel on Old Cleveland Rd, then take Tinchborne St or Camrose St, northern side of Tingalpa Creek.

There are Council track entrances along Toronto Rd, we will do a circuit to come back to the cars.

We can go to the coffee shop (TMB) at the Caltex petrol station on Old Cleveland Rd for morning tea or stay at the cars. The closest toilets are at MegaFresh SPAR near Caradoc St on Old Cleveland Rd.

The paths are grassy and could be muddy depending on previous rain. There is a high chance of mosquitos.

  • Date and Time
    Saturday, 13th Apr 2024
    7:00 am
  • Location
    Toronto Rd, Chandler, Brisbane City Council bush lands
    Chandler QLD 4155
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  • Leader
    • Sandra Harding
      0409 581 338
  • Walking Grade
    Grade 2
    Formed track. May have gentle hills and some steps. No bushwalking experience required.

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Sahul Sunbird (Cinnyris frenatus) © Vince Bugeja