Bluff Point circuit, Capricorn Coast National Park

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area

Explore the Bluff Point circuit in the Bluff Point section of Capricorn Coast National Park, and enjoy panoramic views of the Capricorn coastline and the Keppel Bay islands.

Climb the steep 600 metres to Turtle Lookout to admire the flooded hill tops of the Keppel Bay islands and spot turtles swimming in the water beneath you. Continue a short distance to Ritamada Outlook for views along the coast and return the way you came or continue along the track through open grasslands with views of the hinterland, and dense dry rainforest to complete the 2.3 kilometre circuit.

Bluff Point section, at the southern end of Kemp Beach, is a popular picnic spot with superb coastal scenery. It features a range of coastal vegetation from mangroves and heath lands to open eucalypt forests and tussock grasslands and is the largest trachyte plug on the Capricorn Coast.

Take a picnic with you to enjoy at lookouts at Bluff Point, or enjoy a barbecue at the picnic facilities—toilets and automatic barbecues are provided just a short walk from the car park. Alternatively pack a picnic lunch to enjoy on one of the beaches nearby.

Journey Details

Duration
1.5 Hours
Distance
2.3 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

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Bluff Point circuit, Capricorn Coast National Park

Explore the Bluff Point circuit in the Bluff Point section of Capricorn Coast National Park, and enjoy panoramic views of the Capricorn coastline and the Keppel Bay islands.

Climb the steep 600 metres to Turtle Lookout to admire the flooded hill tops of the Keppel Bay islands and spot turtles swimming in the water beneath you. Continue a short distance to Ritamada Outlook for views along the coast and return the way you came or continue along the track through open grasslands with views of the hinterland, and dense dry rainforest to complete the 2.3 kilometre circuit.

This walk is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. The map only shows an indicative start point; the track route and end point are not shown, and the map cannot be used for navigation purposes. See www.npsr.qld.gov.au for detailed maps and the latest park information. When you are in the park, read the signs at and near the start of the track.

LINESTRING (150.79357624053955 -23.18186819770262, 150.79387664794922 -23.182025999040061)
Route Details
Mode of Travel Walk
Distance 2.3 kms
Route Type Circuit
Level of Difficulty Level 3: Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience

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