Tambo's Wilderness Way - Queensland

Tambo's Wilderness Way

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Travel Tambo's Wilderness Way, a self-drive tour through an area of rugged beauty, known as the ‘Rooftop of Queensland’. The tour traverses a landscape of deep gorges and vast cliff lines. Enjoy vistas of tangled ranges where the wind and rain have created massive sandstone formations which contrast starkly with the grey-green bush. The area provides habitat for some unique flora. You can camp or go bushwalking in Salvator Rosa National Park and discover the trickling clear water of Mitchell Springs. Tambo's Wilderness Way is a 270 kilometres loop and you can take one to two days to complete, depending on the adventure you are after. The road is accessible by conventional vehicles, however, a four wheel drive is recommended. The road may become impassable in the wet, check accessibility and road conditions at the Tambo Visitor Information Centre prior to leaving and it is best to carry sufficient water and fuel.

Journey Details

Duration Distance
3.5 Hours 260 Kilometres

Journey Map

Full itinerary

Self Drive the Wilderness Way

Park up and unhitch your van in Tambo and head out the Wilderness Way for an adventure.

Travel through this area of rugged beauty and discover the deep gorges and vast cliff lines of the Great Dividing Range.

Pack a picnic and enjoy the back drop of vistas of tangled ranges half way around the loop, at the Major Mitchell memorial.

If you are after more adventure; you can camp in the Salvatore Rosa National Park, tramp through the native bush and discover the crystal clear waters of Mitchell Springs that feed the Nagoa River.

Route Details
Suggested Stops
Salvatore Rosa National Park

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