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by Ian McKenzie (subscribe)
Freelance writer and photographer. www.ozian.info Internationally published author of paperbacks and e-books. www.iansbooks.com
Published December 6th 2014
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Cottonwood Tree Forest


We are lucky to have heaps of great parks in and near Brisbane. Bright colourful playground equipment is a feature of many of these parks, and that is certainly one of the attractions of Pirate Park.

But, this park has a feature which makes it really special . . . , unique even!

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Pirate Park


The gnarled Cottonwood tree forest. These mature trees, apart from providing a beaut shaded area, have trunks growing in all directions. They are great for the kids, and the not so young kids to climb.

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Laid Back



These trees and the regular playground equipment are all enclosed in a safe fenced area. The playground equipment of course includes a Pirate Ship.

Pirate Park has all the amenities you need for an enjoyable day's outing. These include: toilets, picnic tables, electric barbecues, water fountains, bins and parking facilities off street and on street.

Adjacent to the park is a sandy beach and safe still water for the kids.

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Sandy Beach


If you don't want to go to the trouble of barbecuing, across the road are restaurants and take-a-way shops.

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Safe for the Kids


Landsborough Drive at Scarborough is the location. This is one venue that is worth putting on your "must do one day" list.

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On the Beach


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Beaut for all Ages

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Where: Landsborough Drive, Scarborough
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