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Koonin Lookout
1.5 Hours  / 4.5 Kilometres



Description

Wander out to Koonin lookout in Crows Nest National Park for a bird's-eye view over Crows Nest Creek, the Valley of Diamonds and distant rolling hills. Look along the way for intricate lichen patterns on rocks, spring-time wildflowers and ant trails in trees.

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Be sure to take stop off at Crows Nest Falls lookout along the way to see Crows Nest Creek plunge 20 metres over granite cliffs to waterhole below. Or take the Kauyoo Loop (an additional 600 metres) to visit Kauyoo Pool and the Cascades.

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Walkers at Crows Nest National Park
Walkers at Crows Nest National Park


Journey Details

Duration1.5 Hours Itinerary TypeLand
Distance4.5 KilometresItinerary RouteReturn
Mode of TravelWalk
Level of DifficultyLevel of difficulty - Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience

Facilities

  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Walking
    Walking
  • Self-Guided
    Self-Guided


Koonin Lookout Full Itinerary

Koonin Lookout

The Koonin Lookout track is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Please visit the web site for the latest park information including opening hours and safety messages.


Route Details

Duration: 1 Hr 30 Mins
Distance: 4 Kilometres
Mode of Travel: Walk
Route Type: Return

Experiences
  • Flora/Fauna
    Flora/Fauna
  • Nature based
    Nature based
  • Wildlife
    Wildlife


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 3
Other Information
Children: Children are welcome. Supervise children closely. Some sections of track have steps and steep drop-offs. Be careful near the creek—rocks and stepping-stones can be slippery, especially after rain.



Other Information

Children:
Yes. Children are welcome. Supervise children closely. Some sections of track have steps and steep drop-offs. Be careful near the creek—rocks and stepping-stones can be slippery, especially after rain.


Visit our Driving Safety and Advice page for more information or the RACQ website for the latest road conditions.

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