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Hibiscus Gardens Pools and surrounds
Mt Gravatt Lookout view of the City
Mt Gravatt Lookout view of the City
Mt Gravatt Lookout view of Wacol and Ipswich district
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Description of the locality

Rippa Rits locality

Mount Gravatt is located 8 km south east of Brisbane CBD and is home to the Mount Gravatt Outlook Reserve or Park of Toohey Forest. This reserve offers unique and spectacular views of the city.  This location would suit golfers, bowlers, swimmers, hikers, shoppers, hospital outpatients, students, families,

Mt Gravatt was the terminus of the old tram service in Brisbane.

Mt Gravatt Plaza is the local shopping centre which has a Post Office, Newsagent, Banks, Target, Woolworths, Butcher, Chemist, Hairdresser, Coffee Shops, Takaway, Fish Shop, etc and will have most things a family would need.

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Bus - The following bus services can be accessed by walking from this residence, ie 170,171,176,172,173,174,175,177,178,184; It is 20mins to the CBD and a very enjoyable one hour drive  to the Gold Coast. There is also a bus and train to the Gold Coast. There is a large bus interchange for the south side at Garden City, Upper Mt Gravatt.

Vehicle access - Logan Road (the old Gold Coast Highway) is 3 minutes away and has a major shopping centres at the corner of Logan and Kessells Road.  

Creek Road leads from Logan Road to Lytton Road (just short of the Gateway Bridge). There is a major shopping centre.on the corner of Creek Road and Winstanley Street.

The South East Freeway and M1 are also very accessible from north or south.


The Griffith University is situated 10 minutes away and has two campus, ie Nathan, and Mt Gravatt.

Mt Gravatt TAFE College is situated between Cavendish Road and Creek Road a good walk, or a short drive away.


QEll, Greenslopes Private and Princess Alexander is easy accessible by car or bus.

Sports Complex

Hibiscus Memorial Gardens Sports Centre, Klumpp Road, caters for Basketball, Squash, Swimming, Gym,. Footsal.and is a short drive up the road. It houses the Statre Netball Centre.

Sleeman Sports Complex/Chandler Sports Complex is a popular venue for major aquatric and fitness activities.  Many sports use this facility for AIS training. There is a Theatre, Sports Medicine Clinic, and offers Conference and Concert facilities..

ANZ Stadium, Kessells Road, can cater for major event, eg hockey, football, athletics.

Contact Rippa Now About Accomodation

Please provide the details below for a no obligation, fixed price for your stay. (Approx $110 - $150 per night). We have the following choices:
- Rippa Rits (3 bedroom unit)Mt Gravatt East, Brisbane - no pets
- Rippa Rits Studio (sleeps 3)Mt Gravatt East, Brisbane - no pets
- Retreat Retreat 1 (sleeps 6) Beachmere - pets
- Retreat Retreat 2 (sleeps 4) Beachmere - pets

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Rippas Retreat Unit RR2

Very pleasant, homely place to kick back and relax. Close to everything without being in the hustle and bustle.


Rippas Retreat

Mother's Day weekend - Thank you Rita for being so kind and friendly. We all recharged our batteries here.  I wish I could retire to the beach.  Many thanks.

Ina & Teddy


Rippa Rits Studio Unit, Mt Gravatt East

We are so grateful to have a warm, homely environment for our family to stay.

Krystal, David, April, Joshua

Outback Qld.

From Rippa Rits

Thank you for a lovely stay, it was just perfect for what I needed

ET - Brisbane

At Rippas Retreat

The facilities are great, the surroundings are beautiful and beaches are not far away from Rippas.

Mark - Sydney

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