Caves Circuit, Lamington National Park

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Lush rainforests, ancient trees, spectacular views, extensive walking tracks, exceptional ecological importance and natural beauty make this Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area an outstanding place to visit.

From the park's information centre, the five kilometre Caves Circuit winds up through open forest and rainforest to emerge on the road near the Binna Burra Mountain Lodge road entrance. Alternatively, begin this track from the Binna Burra Mountain Lodge road entrance and return via Binna Burra Road. Caution: this circuit contains unstable surfaces. Rockfalls may occur on the track and in Kweebani Cave. For your safety, avoid lingering near the cave-move along the circuit and view the cave from a safe distance. Allow one and a half hours to complete this walk of a moderately difficult grade.

The circuit provides excellent views into the Coomera Valley and passes a large red cedar and fine specimens of other rainforest tree species. The major cliff line opposite is of a flow of rhyolite and deposits of boulders and ash (tuff) can be seen in overhanging caves. Possibly the largest intact stand of hoop pine can be seen along the Darlington Range.

Journey Details

Duration
1.5 Hours
Distance
5 Kilometres

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Full Itinerary

The Caves Circuit track is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Please note that this map only shows an indicative start point for the walk. The track route and end point are not shown and this map cannot be used for navigation purposes. Please see the Queensland National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing web site for detailed maps and the latest park information, including opening hours and safety messages. When you are in the park, make sure you refer to signs at the start of the track for more information.

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Route Details

Route Type
Circuit
Level of Difficulty
Level 4: Recommended for experienced bushwalkers
Mode of Travel
Walk

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