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Wet Tropics Great Walk
Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area

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Description

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.

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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.

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.

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Property Details

Activities

  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

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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