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North Gorge Walk, Point Lookout

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Breathtaking ocean views, bountiful bushland and beautiful wildlife - sign us up! The North Gorge Walk is a must-do on your visit to North Stradbroke Island. Offering a spectacular outlook from the rocky outcrops to 32 kilometres of white sandy beach, the area is a haven for a variety of marine and bird life. Point Lookout, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean, is perfect for whale watching (between June and November) and dolphin spotting and while you're taking in the incomparable view over the gorge itself, keep your eyes peeled for giant sea turtles riding the waves below.

Journey Details

Duration
0.45 Hours
Distance
1.5 Kilometres

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking/Trekking

Full Itinerary

North Gorge Walk, Point Lookout

The North Gorge Walk takes about 20 to 30 minutes and has an easy-to-follow, designated track to ensure your safety. The walk commences on an unsealed track and continues on a wooden boardwalk complete with benches for you to sit back and admire the stunning panoramic views - picture-perfect sunrises and sunsets are part of the package too.

You can reach North Stradbroke Island by vehicle ferry and water taxi from Cleveland, with public transport from Dunwich to Point Lookout. It is located 61 kilometres (approximately two hours) from central Brisbane.

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Route Details

Route Type
Return
Level of Difficulty
Mode of Travel
Walk

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