Over millennia, weathering and water erosion sculpted the volcano into a caldera with spectacular volcanic formations known as plugs.
The Wallum Banksia occurs in the coastal regions of South East Queensland and Northern New South Wales.
Currumbin Creek starts its journey to the sea through the gorges of Mt Cougal National Park before gathering at the Currumbin Rock Pools, a popular swimming and picnic spot for tourists and locals.
There is no definitive answer as to why European settlers named the two headlands at Miami The Nobbys.
Tallebudgera Creek originates on Springbrook plateau and, after being joined by several small tributaries, enters the ocean on the southern side of Burleigh Headland.
The name of the falls comes from the word 'purl’ which is used to describe the sound made by rippling water.
Upstream of the waterfall a pool was formed by the scouring action of rocks and it was this pool that eventually broke through into a cave below forming an archway or bridge.
The rock formation, called Elephant Rock, was once covered in vines and coastal flowers and was named Green Rock by early European settlers and visitors.
Egg Rock, known as Kurraragin in the Yugambeh language, is situated in the Numinbah Valley on the western side of the Nerang River in the Lamington National Park.
The conservation area, which includes the tidal lake at the mouth of Coombabah Creek, is located between Runaway Bay and Helensvale and consists of wetlands and waterways.