Gugigugi (Butterfly) Walk, Wet Tropics Great Walk

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area

This walk crosses the Herbert River before reaching the Yamanie pick-up point.

Remember to tell a responsible person where you're going and when you expect to return. Let them know your route and contact them on your return. Have a contingency plan in place if you fail to contact them by the agreed time. If you change your plans, inform them.

Grade: Difficult.
Distance: 37.5 kilometres one way.
Time: Allow two days.

Day 1-Henrietta gate pick-up point to Stony Creek camp site
From Henrietta gate pick-up point walk 5.2 kilometres to Lemon Tree Gully. After passing through the gully, walk six kilometres to Henrietta Creek. Fill water bottles here as there is no water until the campsite, 13 kilometres away.

Day 2 Stony Creek camp site to Yamanie pick-up point
From the camp site, walk 4.4 kilometre to Garrawalk Creek. Crocodiles can be found here. Be aware! They're most active at night. Walk another three kilometres to a grove of cycads. The Yamani turn-off is a further 1.8 kilometres along. Follow the signs to the pick-up point, and enjoy a 9.5 kilometre walk through open forest, along the high banks of the Herbert River to the Yamanie pick-up point.


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