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Rainforest Circuit, Burleigh Head National Park
45 Minutes / 2.3 Kilometres



Description

Burleigh Head National Park is home to rainforest, eucalypt forest, pandanus groves, tussock grassland, coastal heath, mangroves, creeks, rocky foreshore and beaches. Most of the Rainforest circuit is an easy grade, but there is a steep section in the middle near Tumgun lookout. The lookout is a good place to watch for humpback whales splashing offshore in winter and spring. For the safety of visitors, sections of the track skirting the coastline may be closed during wet weather, due to the risk of rock falls.

Journey Details

Duration45 MinutesItinerary TypeLand
Distance2.3 KilometresItinerary RouteReturn
Mode of TravelWalk
Level of DifficultyLevel of difficulty - Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Walking
    Walking
  • Self-Guided
    Self-Guided


Rainforest Circuit, Burleigh Head National Park Full Itinerary

Rainforest circuit, Burleigh Head National Park

The Rainforest circuit walk is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS). Please see 'Park alerts' on the department's web site for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.


Route Details

Duration: 45 Mins
Distance: 2.3 Kilometres
Mode of Travel: Walk
Route Type: Return

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


Level of Difficulty
Level of difficulty - 3



Other Information


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