Just the name should ensure that most walkers would like to come to Springbrook National Park to have a look-see! The enchanting short stroll to the highest lookout on Springbrook Plateau passes through a small pocket of ancient Antarctic beech forest.
The lookout lives up to its name by providing a panoramic view across Mount Warning - the lava plug centre of the erosion caldera of the extinct Tweed shield volcano - to Byron Bay and Coolangatta, though the view can quickly disappear in the fog and mist that can suddenly roll in from the coast.... more
The Antarctic beech forest (Nothofagus moorei) is one of our remaining links with the ancient forests of Gondwana. Nothofagus forests were once widespread across the continent and provided a habitat for many animals that have long since disappeared from their landscape.... less
|Duration||0.5 Hour||Itinerary Type||Land
|Distance||0.6 Kilometres||Itinerary Route||Return
|Mode of Travel||Walk||Level of Difficulty|
The Best of all 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.