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Buaraba Creek Track
2 Hours  / 6.2 Kilometres


Buaraba Creek track begins at the Blackbean day-use area in Ravensbourne National Park, and passes through rainforest and eucalypt forest before ending with a short descent into cool, shady Buaraba Creek. Birdlife is prolific, especially where the rainforest and eucalypt forests meet. Return along the same track. Take drinking water.

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For a longer walk and varied scenery, add in the Palm Creek circuit or Rainforest circuit on your way home.


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Buaraba Creek Track, Ravensbourne National Park
Buaraba Creek Track, Ravensbourne National ParkBlackbean day-use area has ample shade, Ravensbourne National Park
Blackbean day-use area has ample shade, Ravensbourne National ParkWalks at Ravensbourne National Park weave in and out of rainforest
Walks at Ravensbourne National Park weave in and out of rainforest

Journey Details

Duration2 Hours Itinerary TypeLand
Distance6.2 KilometresItinerary RouteReturn
Mode of TravelWalk
Level of DifficultyLevel of difficulty - Recommended for experienced bushwalkers


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Walking
  • Self-Guided

Buaraba Creek Track Full Itinerary

Buaraba Creek

The Buaraba Creek 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: 2 Hrs 
Distance: 6 Kilometres
Mode of Travel: Walk
Route Type: Return

  • Flora/Fauna
  • Nature based
    Nature based
  • Rainforest
  • Wildlife

Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 4
Other Information
Children: Children are welcome. Please supervise children closely - especially on steep slopes. Protect yourself and children from stinging plants and ticks.

Other Information

Yes. Children are welcome. Supervise children closely - especially near steep slopes. Avoid stinging plants and ticks.

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