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Byfield
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Description

Head just 25 minutes north from Yeppoon to discover the lush forests of Byfield and surrounding nature reserves.

The Byfield National Park and State Forest abound with wonderful scenery rolling sand dunes, beaches, swamps, rainforest-edged creeks and rugged mountains. This area is the exclusive home of the rare Byfield Fern (Bohemia Serrata).

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Byfield is rich with diversity and forms one of the largest unspoiled eco-systems on the east coast of Australia. The region's major waterway, Waterpark Creek, is also host to ancient and towering remnant rainforest with many resident native birds and animals.

The small village of Byfield is a haven for craft and nature lovers. In the neighbouring areas there are numerous picturesque camping areas on offer, with alternative accommodation at Ferns Hideaway Resort, Rainforest Ranch, Waterpark Getaway, and Byfield Getaway just to name a few. These accommodation houses specialize in luxury log cabins and romantic bungalows. The area is also home to a world-class potter's gallery known as Nob Creek Pottery, and has a number of spectacular swimming holes and rewarding walking trails.

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Property Details

Activities

  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Canoeing
    Canoeing
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Kayaking
    Kayaking
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

How To Get There

Byfield National Park and the township of Byfield are about 70 kilometres north-east of Rockhampton. All tracks through the Parks are sand or unsealed and suitable only for four wheel drivers experienced in driving on sand.


Today's Weather

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Yeppoon Weather Today - Mostly sunny
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26 °C 6:12am EST 5:39pm EST

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Weather last updated at 10:16am Sunday, 20 April 2014.


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