Rainforest Return - Green Mountains

Canungra, Scenic Rim Area

This short walk in Lamington National Park (part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area) follows the Border Track from Green Mountains (O'Reilly's) through rainforest for 700 metres. The large boulders just past the track entrance are a good example of how exposed basalt eventually decomposes by a weathering process (exfoliation) into spherical boulder shapes. This walk offers excellent bird watching opportunities - watch for yellow-throated scrub wrens and log runners among the leaf litter.

Return the same way to the Green Mountains picnic area. The Border Track continues on towards Binna Burra.

Journey Details

Duration
0.5 Hours
Distance
1.4 Kilometres

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Lamington National Park - Green Mountains section
Lamington National Park Road
Canungra, Scenic Rim Area
Queensland
Australia

Full Itinerary

The Rainforest Return track is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Visit the web site for track details and closure information.

LINESTRING (153.13636779785156 -28.230732255749768, 153.1365180015564 -28.230732255749768)

Route Details

Route Type
Return
Level of Difficulty
Level 2: Suitable for families with young children
Mode of Travel
Walk

Find What's Nearby

Choose a category:
Places to Visit
Displaying 1-7 of 7
Sort by:
Show:

Mount Whitfield Conservation Park

Cairns, Cairns Area
Free Entry
The rainforest-clad slopes of the Whitfield Range form a dramatic backdrop to Cairns, offering bushwalking opportunities close to the city. Walking tracks through Mount Whitfield Conservation Park climb through shady rainforest gullies and dry open forest and grasslands with cycads to the top of Mount Lumley Hill.

Edge Hill

Edge Hill, Cairns Area
The leafy inner city suburb of Edge Hill is one of Cairn’s oldest and most popular suburbs. Beautifully restored Federation and pre-war era homes line the streets, set within established manicured gardens.

Tropical North Queensland

Cairns, Cairns Area
Welcome to Paradise - Tropical North Queensland. Whether it's an indulgent break or a thrilling adventure, this stunning region offers you a magical and life-changing experience. Feel the energy of a vibrant tropical culture of Cairns brought to life with festivals, events and experiences shaped by the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics rainforest.

Gulf Savannah

Cairns, Cairns Area
The Gulf Savannah is a vast, rugged land where natural attractions of extraordinary beauty including spectacular gorges and lava tubes are in stark contrast to the wide, open spaces. Friendly characters and historic towns showcase the outback's rich pioneering heritage and offer a true Australian adventure.

Holloways Beach

Holloways Beach, Cairns Area
Gently swaying coconut palms line the golden sandy foreshore at Holloways Beach. Just 10 minutes’ drive north of Cairns in Far North Queensland, Holloways is one of the first of the city’s famous northern beaches.

Cairns

Cairns, Cairns Area
As the heart of the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics rainforest, Cairns pulses with energy. More than 600 tours a day make the most of the year-round outdoor lifestyle while world-class sporting events and festivals embrace the cosmopolitan city's vibrant tropical culture.

Wet Tropics Rainforest

Cairns, Cairns Area
The World Heritage-listed rainforests surrounds Cairns in all directions and can be easily accessed and experienced in many ways. Join one of the many tour operators that conduct day and overnight tours into the rainforest or by car at your leisure.
No Results Message
Displaying 1-7 of 7
Sort by:
Show:

Explore the Region

Note: Information on listed products and services are provided by the operator and were correct at the time of publishing. Rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available prices of products and services. Please visit the operator’s website for further information. All prices quoted are in Australian dollars (AUD).