O'Reilly's Tree Top Walk allows you to walk through a canopy of flowering and fruiting trees covered by vines whilst you explore the epiphytic orchids and ferns surrounded by the many birds and animals that inhabit the tree tops.
The Tree Top Walk, was the first of its kind in Australia, is 180 metres in length and is made up of nine suspension bridges, with much of the walkway being 15 metres above the ground. Profiles depicting the rainforest flora close by have been placed along the walkway to assist visitors in identifying the plants in the immediate vicinity. Two observation decks have been constructed in a Strangler Fig above the walk way, the highest one being 30 metres (approximately 110 feet) above the ground.... more
The Tree Top Walk is a unique and innovative structure that gives visitors what can only be described as an exhilarating experience - a chance to observe life in the rainforest canopy at close range for the first time in their lives.
Free of charge and there is no age or height restrictions for this activity. However, parental guidance of young children during the climbing aspect of the activity is recommended.... less
This is a walk that everyone can enjoy, except perhaps those who suffer from a fear of heights.
An early morning visit will be rewarded by plentiful birdlife, red-necked pademelons and relative solitude. Lengthy queues form during the middle of the day on busy days.
The Tree Top Walk is on private property owned by the O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat. This structure is not on Lamington National Park. For all enquiries contact O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat. The Tree Top Walkway is an easy 1.5 kilometre track which should take about 30 minutes. This is a walk that everyone can enjoy, except perhaps those who suffer from a fear of heights.
How To Get There
From Broadbeach, drive 40 kilometres to Canungra via Nerang and follow the signs to Green Mountains and O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat. From the north, take Pacific Motorway exit 34 to Beenleigh, route 92 to Tamborine, and route 90 to Canungra and follow the signs. The 36 kilometres winding and often narrow bitumen road from Canungra requires care and takes at least 50 minutes. This road is unsuitable for caravans.
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