Burrum Coast National Park conserves essential habitat for wildlife of the coastal vegetation communities. Remarkable cabbage tree palm forests are one of several coastal lowland vegetation types protected in the Woodgate section of this park.
The Melaleuca track passes through wallum vegetation and around saltpans, paperbark swamps and mangroves. Birds are abundant near swamps and mangroves in the early morning.
Please do not feed the kangaroos. Prevent erosion by keeping to the formed tracks. Wear a hat, sunscreen and carry water.
Between August and October, when the wildflowers are in bloom.
The best time to visit the Melaleuca Track is between August and October when the wildflowers are in bloom. Highlights of this trail include: wallum vegetation, abundant vegetation and mangroves. The track has an easy classification and is 12.3 kilometres long. This should take between three and four hours to complete. Please do not feed the kangaroos. Prevent erosion by keeping to the formed tracks. Wear a hat, sunscreen and carry water.
How To Get There
From Childers, travel two kilometres east on the Bruce Highway. Turn off to Goodwood then travel 45 kilometres to Woodgate township. From Bundaberg, follow Barolin Street (which becomes Goodwood Road) and travel 60 kilometres to Woodgate township. Roads within the park are gravel or sand.
* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.