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Melaleuca Track
Woodgate, Bundaberg Area

Free Entry

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

Description

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.

About the Walk

12.3 kms
3-4 hours
Half Day Walk
Easy
Circuit
Access to this circuit is via Burrum Point campground or Walkers Point picnic area.

Walk Highlights

Walk Hints

Please do not feed the kangaroos. Prevent erosion by keeping to the formed tracks. Wear a hat, sunscreen and carry water.

Best Time To Go

Between August and October, when the wildflowers are in bloom.

Property Details

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

General Comments

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.


Free Entry


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