Whether you enjoy being outdoors, love to shop or you’re a bit of a thrill seeker the City of Logan has plenty to offer, and the best thing is it’s right on Brisbane’s doorstep.

Here are ten things that will make you absolutely fall in love with the City of Logan.

Its natural environment

The natural environment is an important facet of life in Logan. In fact, the city provides access to some of the most open preserved natural environment in South East Queensland with over 900 regional and local parks to explore.

More than 200 bird species along with other animals have been spotted in the City of Logan hiding amongst the woodlands, cane fields, melaleuca and brackish areas, as well as around the freshwater lakes and in the open grasslands.

Some popular places to enjoy the bushland and wildlife are the Daisy Hill State Forest and Koala Centre and Berrinba Wetlands.

Its restaurants and cafes

Logan’s restaurant, café, hotel and club scene has flourished in recent years. Today, in Logan you experience a diversity of tastes and cuisines at a range of quality restaurants and cafes.

Try the multi-award winning Simply Beans Boutique Coffee Roastery and Espresso Bar at Underwood, with unique blends of coffee, delicious lunch menus and a selection of Italian dolcis. Yum!

The festivals and food markets

Logan boasts a mixture of food markets and festivals, featuring a wide range of multicultural culinary options suited to everybody’s palate.

One of Logan’s most popular events is Eat and Beats held in different locations around the city on the last Friday of each month. The event features over 40 food trucks and music from a large line up of local artists. It’s a must-do event for families and food aficionados of all ages.

Another one of Logan’s must do events is the Global Food Village, where you can get a first-hand taste of Logan’s cultural diversity.

Pick up a range of exotic seasonal produce like dragonfruit, custard apples, lychees, rambutan, mangosteen and more. And, while you’re there treat yourself to a melting hot pot of global cuisines including South-East Asian, Indian, Pacific island and tastes from the Middle East.

Its lifestyle

The City of Logan, is a young city with a relaxed feel. It has several fresh and contemporary residential neighbourhoods.

New estates and villages are flourishing, giving locals a wide range of lifestyle options from leafy suburbs to bushland acreage.

The City of Logan is a mixture of different worlds in one, with beautiful countryside on one end, bustling shops and restaurants on the other. And, the city’s not far from the Gold Coast, in case you’re in need of a beach getaway.

It’s in the centre of a major transport hub

Logan is the centre of rapidly growing South east Queensland region and is uniquely placed at the centre of a major transport hub.

Logan has direct access to three major arterial networks, two international airports, freight rail and the Brisbane to Sydney passenger rail line.

Where ever you need to go Logan can help you get there!

It’s a great place to do business

It is a great time to do business in Logan with industries emerging in manufacturing and processing, health and aged care, education, property development and construction, retail and wholesale trade.

The city is also the fastest growing prestige vehicle hub with Audi, Jaguar and Land Rover establishing dealerships recently, alongside Lexus and BMW.

If you decide to invest in the City of Logan, the Logan Office of Economic Development BizConnect Centre will give you support and the tools you need to get started.

The centre provides business advice, mentoring, marketing and finance workshops for existing business owners looking to find a new perspective to their strategic business direction.

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Shopping!

No visit to the City of Logan is complete without a dose of retail therapy!

Logan has two major shopping centres, one of the largest IKEA stores in the world and some of the best home-maker centres in South East Queensland.

If you love to shop then you have to check out The Hyperdome with four supermarkets, Myer, Kmart, Big W and 220 specialty stores. But there’s more than just shops, the Hyperdome also has a piazza with 13 restaurants and bars so you can grab a bite to eat. And, if you’re after a bit of fun the centre also has AMF bowling with laser skirmish, an arcade and Hyperplex Cinemas.

The attractions

Logan has some great attractions!

If you’re a bit of a thrill seeker, check out Kingston Park Raceway for a fun day of go carting and they have one of the only bungee jumping operations in Queensland, or you could go wake boarding at Cable Ski Logan in Carbrook.

But, if that’s a bit too extreme for you, Logan also has some great historical museums and plenty of activities for you to do too.

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Entertainment

If you love musical theatres, comedy or live music, the City of Logan has a great entertainment scene.

Logan’s premier event venue is the Logan Entertainment Centre, with a range of shows and performances on offer for all ages. The centre often books high profile touring acts, including musical theatre, plays, illusionists, musicians and comedy acts.

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Sports and Fitness

Whether you’re into rock climbing, swimming, Porsche test-driving or just everyday fitness, the City of Logan has over 60 sporting facilities and plenty of fitness activities for you to get outside and get active. There are also a number of bikeways and walking trails to discover.

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The City of Logan really does have heaps to offer, so check it out today!

For more information about the City of Logan visit www.visitlogan.com.au

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