You won’t be disappointed with the red country landscapes, frothing ocean gorges, towering rainforests, plunging waterfalls, deserted beaches and coral reefs that reward you at the end of one of the numerous walking tracks across the state.
Which walking adventure will you choose? This list of Queensland’s best walks will get you stepping in the right direction.
Alligator Falls track, Bowling Green Bay National Park (Mount Elliot section). Alligator Creek flows through Bowling Green Bay National Park in a series of cascades, deep pools and waterfalls.
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The Woodgate section of Burrum Coast National Park conserves essential habitat for wildlife of the coastal vegetation communities.
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Barron Falls lookout track, Barron Gorge National Park. Located 3.3 kilometres from Kuranda village, via Barron Falls Road, an elevated wheelchair-accessible boardwalk meanders through the rainforest from the car park to the lookout and railway platform.
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Bartle Frere trail (Atherton Tableland trail head), Wooroonooran National Park. Climbing the summit of Queensland's highest mountain offers a challenging way to explore part of the World Heritage-listed rainforest of the Bellenden Ker Range in Wooroonooran National Park.
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Bartle Frere trail (western trail head), Wooroonooran National Park. Climbing the summit of Queensland's highest mountain offers a challenging way to explore part of the World Heritage-listed rainforest of the Bellenden Ker Range in Wooroonooran National Park.
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No visit to Fraser Island is complete without visiting Central Station, which was the centre of forestry operations on the island until the 1960s.
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In the Carnarvon Gorge section of Carnarvon National Park, towering white sandstone cliffs form a spectacular steep-sided gorge with narrow, vibrantly coloured and lush side gorges.
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The plateau of Kroombit Tops National Park stands 400 metres above sourrounding areas to the east and features sandstone escarpments, gorges, creeks, waterfalls and a variety of vegetation types.
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The Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, which includes the most extensive areas of subtropical rainforest in the world.
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Bicton Hill circuit track, Clump Mountain National Park. The track begins on Bicton Hill's exposed eastern side, where sturdy trees such as brush box and swamp mahogany grow.
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