The Kangaroo Point Cliffs anchor a beautiful parkway along the Brisbane River that lies nice and close to the heart of Queensland's biggest city. The impressive 80-foot-tall volcanic rock face stems from 19th-century quarrying by convicts, the excavated Brisbane Tuff going into the construction of many Brisbane buildings, roadways, and walls. Later hosting coal wharves, the cliffs are listed as a heritage site by the Queensland government. Today they're popular among rock climbers and as a scenic backdrop for park picnics as well as visits to the City Botanic Gardens just across the river. And don't miss them come nightfall, when floodlights illuminate their after-hours pitted grandeur.
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