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Goon Goon Dina (Culture Circuit)
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Blackdown Tableland National Park
Dingo
Queensland 4702 Australia

Goon Goon Dina (Culture Circuit)
Dingo, Central Highlands Area

Free Entry

13 7468
qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/blackdown-tableland/index.html

Description

Rising abruptly above the surrounding dry plains, Blackdown Tableland protects spectacular sandstone scenery at the north-eastern edge of the Central Queensland sandstone belt. This is the traditional home of the Ghungalu people, who have visited this place for thousands of years and left behind rock art, vivid reminders of their special culture.

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The park supports diverse plant communities including heathlands, dry eucalypt forests and moist pockets of ferns, mosses and orchids. Being elevated, the tableland is often cooler and moister than nearby plains. Its isolation means plants and animals that are found nowhere else thrive here.

Interpretive signs along this self-guiding walk offer insight into the park's history. It begins at Munall campground with an easy walk past old cattle yard ruins and then follows Mimosa Creek upstream to a Ghungalu art site. Plants used by Ghungalu people for food and shelter can be seen along the way.

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About the Walk

2.8 kilometres
1 hour
Short Walk
Easy
Return
From the Mimosa Creek camping area.

Walk Highlights

Walk Hints

Always carry sufficient drinking water, as this park does not provide water.

In winter the temperature can drop below zero overnight. Daytime temperatures in summer average between a pleasant 24-30 degrees. Be prepared for cool nights even in summer.

Property Details

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet

Activities

  • Camping
    Camping
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

Disabled:
Wheelchair-accessible toilets are available at Munall campground.

How To Get There

Blackdown Tableland is about 2.5 hours drive west of Rockhampton via the Capricorn Highway. The park turnoff is 11 kilometres west of Dingo, 110 kilometres east of Emerald or 35 kilometres east of Blackwater. The six kilometre sealed road up the tableland is steep and winding, and is not suitable for towing heavy trailers or caravans. The Munall camping area is a further eight kilometres on unsealed roads.


Free Entry


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