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Palmerston, Wooroonooran National Park

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area

Palmerston, within Wooroonooran National Park, is one of the most accessible parts of a large park in the heart of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. The area is renowned for lush rainforest, scenic views, steep gorges and cascading waterfalls. Towering buttressed trees and small rainforest cycads are prominent features. It is a place of very high biodiversity, due to the high rainfall and fertile soils derived from basalt rocks. The Palmerston Highway traverses the park and several day-use areas and camping areas along the road allow access into the park.

Stop at Crawfords lookout for the breath-taking views down to the North Johnstone River gorge or climb down the steep winding North Johnstone Lookout track for a closer look. Camp at the secluded Henrietta Creek camping area and go platypus-spotting in the nearby creek at dusk. Take the circuit track to Nandroya and Silver falls or walk to Tchupala and Wallicher falls through lush rainforest. Relax by the creek at Gooligan's picnic area. Visit the Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway for a different perspective into this rugged rainforest-clad park.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Palmerston Highway
Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
Queensland
Australia

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24 February 2018
This iconic festival is now more than 50 years old. With 10 days of festival fun, culminating in an unforgettable weekend of colourful street carnivals and the renowned wine fiesta, Stanthorpe is the must-visit destination in 2018.

Snowflakes in Stanthorpe

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1 July 2017
Snowflakes in Stanthorpe is a winter based festival in the coldest town in Queensland. This festival will give a visitors a snow based experience and include a snowfield, ice skating rink, snow globes, snowmen and snowflakes.

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30 June 2017
The Snowflakes in Stanthorpe winter festival will take place over three days winter themed magical days from the June 30 to July 2, 2017. Join them in the stunning Granite Belt region as they celebrate all things cool, in the coolest place in Queensland.
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17 June 2017
A warming wood fire, a generous serving of local Granite Belt Venison and a glass of Twisted Gum Single Vineyard Dry Grown Granite Belt Shiraz – does life get any better than this? Come join Tim and Michelle Coelli for a five course degustation dinner at the Long Table in their stylish cellar door – a classic 1920s Queenslander with wrap around verandas on three sides.

Opera in the Vineyard

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30 April 2017
Opera In the Vineyard is a charity event held on the first weekend in May each year in the spectacular vineyards of Ballandean Estate Wines. The event is one of South East Queensland's premier cultural events, and the jewel of the Granite Belt's social calendar.

Sunset Vineyard Walk

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1 April 2017
Enjoy a leisurely guided walk through the picturesque Twisted Gum Vineyard, followed by wine and cheese matching on the veranda as the sun sets. It will start at 4 pm and go to sunset. For further information please visit their website.
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