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.
The Woodgate section of Burrum Coast National Park conserves essential habitat for wildlife of the coastal vegetation communities.
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Beautiful Betsy is a World War II B-24D Liberator Bomber aircraft which tragically crashed in Kroombit Tops National Park in 1945, its whereabouts unknown until it was discovered in 1994.
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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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Buujan Quiinbiira walk, Girringun National Park (Wallaman Falls section). The Buujan Quiinbiira (Boo-jun quin bee-rr-ar) walk starts at Wallaman Falls and winds its way through open forests and past palm-filled gullies before crossing the Herbert River to reach the Yamanie pick-up point.
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The Caloundra Coastal Walk stretches 25 kilometres along some of the most scenic shorelines you could ever wish to see.
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Cooktown's Scenic Rim Trail displays all aspects of the town's historical and cultural delights. Experience a range of diverse natural habitats, each with their own special features and species.
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This trail in the Cooloola Section of the Great Sandy National Park offers walkers a wilderness experience of wildflowers, chattering birds, cool clear waterways and solitude.
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The Coomera circuit is located in the Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park. This stunning national park covers 20,590 hectares and boasts extensive walking tracks along the McPherson Range, which allow visitors to explore the area's forests, creeks and waterfalls.
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On entering the rainforest in Tamborine National Park, take the right-hand fork and head down to Curtis Falls.
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Located in the Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park, this circuit takes walkers through a fascinating variety of forest and heath.
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