Australia Day Brisbane 2016: Picnic Ideas & Activities

Published by Anna Morrow, January 5, 2016


Australia Day Brisbane 2016: Picnic Special

Picnic your way to a perfect Australia Day at one of Brisbane’s best kept secrets, Walkabout Creek. Our friends at Walkabout Cree are pre-packing a little Aussie Day goodness in their picnic hampers, so all you have to pack is the sunscreen!




Adult Red Box | $35 each | Serves x 2 people

– Shredded lamb, carrot, onion, tomato and cheese wrap with bush pepper relish x2

– Bacon and egg quiche x 2

– Lamington x 2

– Pavlova with freshly whipped cream and diced fruit x 2

– Cutlery pack with napkins x 2

– Sparkling San Pellegrino (250ml) x 2

Kids Red Box | $13 each | Serves x 1 person

– Ham and cheese sandwich

– Lamington

– Popcorn

– Popper


Your Australia Day Picnic Checklist

It’s a day to celebrate all things Australian, so what better way to say Aussie, Aussie, Aussie than out in the sunshine at Brisbane’s iconic Walkabout Creek, with enough food and drink to spend all day celebrating the country we live in?

Start planning your public holiday in true Australian style, with great food, a great spot to park your stubbies, and great company to spend the day with.

We can’t wait to kick start the celebrations and enjoy our favourite Australia Day activities, so we’ve compiled a guide to help you tick off all of the picnic essentials before the big day rolls around this January.

Discover Brisbane’s Best Picnic Spots

Discover Brisbane’s Best Picnic Spot

Where better to spend such an iconic day than in the heart of an iconic and picturesque Australian nature strip? Take a trip to the city’s best-kept secret and relax by the water at Walkabout Creek. This waterfront wonderland makes for a great day trip, and is one of the best picnic spots in Brisbane. Picnic by the water at or enjoy a whole day in the park with family, friends and great food. While away the hours with the perfect lake view, take a stroll across the grounds and experience the magic of our country’s rich nature, first hand.

Australia Day Picnic Checklist

Pre-order Your Picnic Hamper

Don’t spend hours prepackaging party pies and sausage rolls when Walkabout Creek can supply you with all the picnic hamper goodness you need. Tuck into a smorgasbord of all Australian delights, featuring a gourmet version of the sanga and everyone’s Australia Day favourite, petite lamingtons with jam and freshly whipped cream. Spend the day enjoying one of two Australia Day hamper options from Walkabout Creek, perfectly portioned for you and your significant other to share while you soak in a little serenity.

Australia Day Activities in Brisbane

Australia Day Activities

Grab your picnic mat and pack up your bocce balls, because you’re in for a day of food and fun with these classic Australia Day activities. Find a spot on the grass and have fun with a little cricket competition between friends, or set up a camp chair and laze about for the afternoon listening to Triple J’s Hottest 100. Don’t forget your wireless speaker!

Ditch your usual backyard BBQ or beachside bludge this Australia Day and soak up every second with friends and family at Walkabout Creek, over a special Australia Day hamper.