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Fern Tree Pool and Giant's Chair Circuit
Monto, North Burnett Area

Free Entry - Entry Information

13 7468
qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
www.nprsr.qld.gov.au

Description

There is a wide variety of flora and fauna to be observed in Cania Gorge National Park. More than 150 plant species grow in the brigalow forest, eucalypt and cypress pine woodlands, dry rainforest and grassland.

In excess of 90 species of birds have been recorded in the park. The best time to visit Cania Gorge National park is in spring when you can see ked kurrajong flowers in bloom. Highlights of the Fern Tree Pool and Giant's Chair Circuit include: spectacular views, sandstone cliffs, abundant birdlife, aboriginal rock art and narrow gorges.

About the Walk

5.6 kms
2-3 hours
Half Day Walk
Moderate
Circuit
The circuit begins from a car park 900 metres south of the picnic area.

Walk Highlights

  • Spectacular views
  • Sandstone cliffs
  • Abundant birdlife
  • Aboriginal rock-art
  • Narrow gorges

Walk Hints

The track is best walked in an anti-clockwise direction. Moderate climb, steep in sections and steps. Please carry water on this walk as pool water is unsuitable for drinking. Whilst there is no camping in the national park, private campgrounds are located in the Gorge.

Best Time To Go

Particularly in spring when you can see red kurrajong flowers in bloom.

Property Details

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

Further Details:
The Fern Tree Pool and Giant's Chair Circuit is approximately 5.6 kilometres long and takes approximately two to three hours to complete. The Track is moderately difficult. The track is best walked in an anti-clockwise direction. Moderate climb, steep in sections and steps. Please carry water on this walk as pool water is unsuitable for drinking.

How To Get There:
Cania Gorge National Park can be reached by turning off the Burnett Highway 12 kilometres north of Monto or 77 kilometres south of Biloela. Then drive 8 kilometres past Moonford to the main picnic area.


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Map of Fern Tree Pool and Giant's Chair Circuit
Cania Gorge National Park
Monto
Queensland 4630 Australia

Contact Details

13 7468

 

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