Federation Walk

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Federation Walk is a 3.5 kilometre pedestrian walkway located on a natural section of the area known as The Spit. Federation Walk begins at a fig tree in the parking lot opposite the entrance to Sea World. The walk continues through patches of rainforest where regular community planting days are held. After leaving the Federation Walk Coastal Reserve, the walk continues under the sand bypass jetty and along the pathway to the southern training wall of the Gold Coast Seaway. The tip of the walk is at the end of the Gold Coast ocean way from where you can take in spectacular views of the coastline.

The Federation Walk Coastal Reserve is one of the few remaining areas of undeveloped dune system on the Gold Coast and is part of a regionally significant corridor of coastal vegetation. A network of established paths and tracks throughout this beautiful reserve allow for hiking, jogging, cycling, birdwatching or simply sitting under the trees and listening to the birds singing accompanied by the sounds of the ocean.

Journey Details

Duration
2 Hours
Distance
7 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking/Trekking

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Full itinerary

The Friends of Federation Walk is a community group that has ensured the continuation of the Federation Walk project in partnership with Queensland Government and Gold Coast City Council, and with the support of countless corporate and community organisations and numerous funding grants. The group hosts monthly planting and maintenance activities where everyone is invited to take part in caring for this dynamic landscape.

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Route Details
Mode of Travel Walk
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 2: Suitable for families with young children
Suggested Stops
End of Federation Walk

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