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Araucaria Falls

Goomburra, Southern Downs Area

The Araucaria Falls track commences 3.8 kilometres along Lookout Road beyond the Kurrajong picnic area at Goomburra in the World Heritage listed, Main Range National Park. Named after the hoop pine (Araucaria cunninghamii), the track passes through rainforest and leads visitors to the base of Araucaria Falls. Look for epiphytes in trees as well as ferns growing beside the track.

Journey Details

Duration
1.5 Hours
Itinerary Type
Return
Mode of Travel
Walk
Distance
3.6 Kilometres
Itinerary Route
Return
Level of Difficulty
Level 4: Recommended for experienced bushwalkers

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Bushwalking

Other Information

Children:

Children are welcome. Supervise children closely - especially on steep slopes and near watercourses. Avoid contact with stinging nettles and stinging trees.
Goomburra section - Main Range National Park
Forestry Reserve Road
Goomburra, Southern Downs Area
Queensland
Australia

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Gordon Country

Goomburra, Southern Downs Area
From AU$22.00 - 120.00
Gordon Country, established 40 years ago, is to quote the late RM Williams, "one of the most beautiful places in Australia" A working cattle property boasting 4,000 acres of some of the best bush and rainforests that Australia has to offer, nestled at the head of the Goomburra Valley, adjoining World Heritage listed Main Range National Park, under two hours from Brisbane and the Gold Coast. The clear waters of the Dalrymple and Banshee Creeks meandering though Gordon Country provide some of the best campsites you'll find and your dog is welcome too. Bushwalkers will find platypus in the creek, koalas in the treetops, creeks and lagoons and will hear the bellbirds and whipbirds. Four wheel driving ,mountain bike riding, bring your own horses For those who like 'the comfort' of a bed, the recently renovated cabins provide gas and wood stoves, gas refrigerators, crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils, as well as gas barbecue and outdoor campfire. All you need to pack is your sleeping bag or bedding and a light. Mobile phones don't work. Remember no electricity, just gas and wood and old fashioned fun! Camping , caravanning or cabins, you won't find a better place.

Goomburra Forest Retreat

Goomburra, Southern Downs Area
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From AU$26.00 - 200.00
Goomburra Forest Retreat, a 'Secluded Haven in the Forest', is set on 135 acres, surrounded by natural forest and set in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. A tranquil creek runs through the property, and refreshing swimming holes are only a short stroll from each cottage. Set well apart from the homestead, each cottage is fully self contained and provides a comfortable base for those who enjoy the outdoors. Goomburra Forest Retreat is located 300 metres from the National Park where there are numerous walks available for the more active as well as spectacular lookouts over the Scenic Rim. Each cottage is furnished with a Queen bed and a sofa. Individual comfort is also enhanced with all linen, anti allergenic pillows and quilts provided, as well as a spacious modern bathroom with large shower. Each cottage has a glass fronted wood fire for winter warmth (ceiling fans for summer) fully fitted kitchen and private barbecue facility. Goomburra Forest Retreat recently opened a caravan park offering creek side camping, hot showers and flushing toilets Goomburra Forest Retreat is a completely environmentally friendly resort, it's like no place you've ever been!

Goomburra Valley Campground

Goomburra, Southern Downs Area
From AU$30.00 - 40.00
The Goomburra Valley Campground is situated on the banks of the Dalrymple Creek and is the perfect spot for rest and relaxation. Whether you have a tent, trailer, caravan or motor home, there is a camp spot for you, as the campground has plenty of flat grassed areas with a fireplace under plenty of shade. There is also a 14 bed bunkhouse for the not so adventurous. Warm summer days for swimming in the creek, or rug up beside the fire in winter. The Goomburra Valley Campground is family friendly and perfect for groups or clubs with large undercover areas for cooking or meetings, there is even a camp kitchen. Well behaved pets are welcome with prior notification (bond applies).
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