Forest Lake Tourism

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Forest Lake was the first Master Planned Community within the municipality of Brisbane, Queensland. It has won numerous awards for its design and had a population of 20,900 residents, as of February 2006. Delfin, the developer of Forest Lake, was absorbed into Lend Lease in 2001. Now operating as Delfin Lend Lease, they are developing the adjacent Springfield Lakes Master Planned Community. Forest Lake was considered instrumental in the creation of affordable housing within Australia. The development was the first modern day community to contain small lot product, a first during its time. The master planned community contained retail, commercial, educational, residential, retirement, and recreational uses. The entire community is linked by an extensive network of pedestrian and cycle paths, which are integrated into the large open space network. Forest Lake lies within the Brisbane City Council municipality and is approximately 19 kilometres (12 mi) from the Brisbane central business district. It adjoins the suburbs of Doolandella, Inala, Richlands and Heathwood It successfully mixes wildlife with residential development. The Forest Lake Shopping Centre (formerly Forest Lake Village Shopping Centre) is located in Forest Lake.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Forest Lake in Australia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Forest Lake like a local. When planning a trip to Forest Lake, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Surfers Paradise. Surfers Paradise is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Dreamworld Theme Park, Planet Chill, Infinity. Also, to reach Forest Lake, you'll have to take a flight to Surfers Paradise; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Forest Lake.

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Facts and Stats for Forest Lake*

  • Pollution Statistics in Forest Lake

    Know the pollution level of Forest Lake before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.28 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 34.8 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35.14 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 20.27 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.51 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 14.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.23 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 13.36 (Very Low)
  • Forest Lake: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Forest Lake for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Forest Lake.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.34 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.58 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.52 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 28.3 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 26.35 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.76 (Low)
    • Attacks 34.63 (Low)
    • Drug offense 45.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.66 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.14 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.98 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25.73 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.89 (Moderate)
  • Living in Forest Lake - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Forest Lake is 180.52 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.09 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.91 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.98 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.65 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.47 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.71 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.95 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.84 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Forest Lake

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Forest Lake

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 48.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.36 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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