Passing through North Queensland's Wet Tropics World Heritage listed area, the Wet Tropic's Walk is located in Girringun National Park. Here the Traditional Aboriginal Custodians continue their close association with the land.
A variety of walks are available including short walks, overnight adventures, and for more self-sufficient walkers, a unique wilderness experience.... more
The walk begins at the breathtaking Wallaman Falls, the largest single-drop waterfall in Australia. Early risers taking a walk along the creek may be rewarded with a glimpse of a platypus or even a southern cassowary. For the more adventurous, overnight walks highlight the transition from rainforest to open eucalypt forest and provide opportunities to see ancient cycads or the endangered mahogany glider.
The remains of an old forestry camp and staging area provide an insight into the history of the area. Step back in time and hike the pack trail forged in the 1860s by early settlers.
The four to six day walk from Yamanie to Blencoe Falls offers a true wilderness adventure, and part of the walk follows the awe-inspiring, 60 kilometre long Herbert River Gorge. Enjoy half-day walks to view the Gorge and Blencoe Falls.
The walk is approximately 100 kilometres long and traverses the Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Are and Einasleigh Uplands bioregion. The Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area is exceptional as one of only twelve World Heritage sites in the world the meet all four natural heritage criteria as set out in the World Heritage Convention.... less
How To Get There
The Yamanie Section of Girringun National Park is 60 kilometres from Ingham, about a 45 minute drive. Travel west from Ingham along Abergowrie Road. At the end of the road you will find a gate which is the entrance to the park.
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