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Colleges Crossing Recreational Reserve

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Good cafe, well kept park

Nice park. Great for family parties or group gatherings. The swings are a little disappointing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
A park beside the river.

I have been to this place since I was a child. It went from local swimming spot to being a place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ipswich, Australia
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492 Mt Crosby Rd, Ipswich, Queensland 4306, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this family park area recently for a picnic. It was a lovely setting and the weather was bright. We had an elderly family member with us and young kids around 10 who were very excited to visit a playground area. What a disappointment for...More

Thank belinda m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice park. Great for family parties or group gatherings. The swings are a little disappointing for the little ones. A few more are needed. The river is nearby and it's a nice place to sit on the bank and watch the ducks swim around in...More

Thank travelbug255068
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this place since I was a child. It went from local swimming spot to being a place for outdoor games with family and friends, Cafe and a quite fair photography spot. At the right time of the year you might see...More

Thank Waz_H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You go in the morning 8am they are shut.. you go after school pick up 3.10pm they are shut. Such a shame because there were 15 people there on Tuesday wanting coffee, food and ice cream...??? Come on people you need to be open when...More

Thank Nereda T
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I don't like dogs in the home and especially out eating. I got a take away coffee and left the dogs.

Thank Francis D
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We met friends here for a light lunch and a catch-up. The reserve is beautiful. Well-maintained, but still got a feel of bushland to it. It was so clean - no rubbish. The river was gently flowing and the birdlife was abundant. The playgrounds looked...More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We often attend Colleges for morning tea with a senior group....some disabled...it is very easy to access... and sitting under one of the shelters overlooking the river in the winter sun is very pleasant....It is well laid out especially the car access which allows us...More

Thank bestcp
Reviewed 9 June 2018

it was a surprise like food fresh from the farm and served by vibrant young staff. nice outlook over the river and plenty of parking, great for the little kids to run around.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Unexpectedly beautiful place to stop in for a short break. Lovely place in the early morning for some exercise

Thank OscardaPadre
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Take your dog for a paddle, hire a canoe or play a game of cricket. Play in the playground or go for a short walk along the river. A lovely cafe with an interesting variety of foods including salads, milkshakes and Italian soft drinks. Great...More

Thank Elisa H
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