Araucaria track, D'Aguilar National Park

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Starting at Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre, in D'Aguilar National Park, this walk winds along the forested shores of picturesque Enoggera Reservoir, before looping back around one of the reservoir's peninsulas.

Weave through open eucalypt forest peppered with hoop pines, keeping an eye out for forest kingfishers, Pacific bazas, bellbirds and rose robins darting through the branches. Take time to admire the intricate pardolotes’ nest holes dug into the hillsides along the track. Its a good idea to pack binoculars to get a close-up view of the birds.

Bring your bathers and plunge into a delightful swimming area at the walk’s end. Energetic visitors can grab a paddle and enjoy canoeing across the reservoir’s glassy water, past resident turtles and waterbirds.

Combine this walk with the Corymbia Circuit to make a longer walk.

Journey Details

Duration
2 Hours
Distance
5 Kilometres

Full Itinerary

This walking track begins at the visitor centre and winds past giant hoop pines along the shores of Enoggera Reservoir, before looping back around one of the reservoir's peninsulas. There are excellent opportunities for birdwatching, especially early in the morning.

Please note: The Araucaria 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
Mode of Travel Walk
Route Type Return
Level of Difficulty Level 3: Recommended for people with some bushwalking experience

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