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Goolman Lookout via Rocky Knoll Lookout Trail

Ipswich Area

The Goolman Lookout via Rocky Knoll Lookout trail forms part of the Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate managed by Ipswich City Council, and is accessed from the Hardings Paddock Picnic Area off Carmichael's Road in Purga, just South of Ipswich. Visitors to the Estate can take in the natural wonders of the area through a range of recreational activities including hiking, mountain bike riding and horse riding. The conservation estate is over 1900 hectares in area supporting extensive forests and rugged volcanic peaks and slopes including Flinders Peak, and Mounts Blain, Catherine and Goolman. The Estate is an important wildlife refuge supporting 136 bird, 25 mammal, 13 reptile and eight amphibian species as well as 531 different flora species.

The Goolman Lookout via Rocky Knoll Lookout trail combines the spectacular views of Mt Goolman and Ivory's Rock, Scenic Rim and Brisbane from the Goolman Lookout with a skirting hike through eucalypt woodlands to Rocky Knoll Lookout.

Journey Details

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

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Bushwalking
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Wilderness Walking

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This Scenic Rim Vineyard was established in 1984 and is located at Purga, 40 minutes from Brisbane. Come and enjoy the beautiful mountain views whilst tasting the award winning Ironbark Ridge wines. All wines are made from grapes grown only on the estate and are all hand planted and hand picked. Varieties include Chardonnay, Shiraz, Verdelho, Dolcetto. Call and book for a Coffee, Cake and Tasting or an Olive plate when tasting. Bookings for functions welcome.

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Create-A-Tour offer unique and personalised Day Tours of beautiful Brisbane, the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, Hinterlands and the Scenic Rim. Private Half and Full Day Tours are designed for up to 4 people and cater for individuals special interests. Wildlife tours including fully guided bushwalks and bird watching throughout the region are a speciality. Each tour is designed specifically for the individual or group and there are no minimum numbers. Suggested tour itineraries could include major attractions like Australia Zoo or Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary or Underwater World, iconic landmarks, wineries, shopping outlets and markets, golden beaches, retro and vintage fashions - or just walking through Ancient Gondwana Rainforests of the Hinterlands. Tours include pick up and return to Brisbane city hotel, airport or cruise ship, morning and/or afternoon tea, snacks, experienced guide, and National Park fees. Some equipment is also available for day use such as binoculars or Day packs if required. Create-A-Tour offers unique private tours so you only see what you want to see at a relaxed pace and in a comfortable easy access vehicle. No scrambling on and off buses or trying to keep to others time schedules.
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