Caves circuit, Lamington National Park

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Heading off through dense eucalypt forest, keep your eyes aloft as you might just see a koala sitting sleepily in the branches.

Take in the brilliant views into the Coomera Valley, the Darlington Range and rhyolite cliff line. Stop at the seat commemorating the efforts of Robert Collins and quietly thank him for his role in protecting this beautiful landscape.

As you pass through the Kweebani Caves, think back to a time when they sheltered the original inhabitants of this area—the Yugambeh Aboriginal kinship group. From the caves you’ll climb to the summit of Mount Roberts through rainforests of immense red cedars and other trees.

This park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, famed for its ongoing geological processes, evolutionary history, and diversity (especially of rare, threatened and endemic species).

Image credits:
Walkers—Nicholas Hill © Queensland Government
Cave—© Pamela Harmon-Price

Journey Details

Duration
1.5 Hours
Distance
5 Kilometres

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Caves circuit, Lamington National Park

Heading off through dense eucalypt forest, keep your eyes aloft as you might just see a koala sitting sleepily in the branches.

Take in the brilliant views into the Coomera Valley, the Darlington Range and rhyolite cliff line. Stop at the seat commemorating the efforts of Robert Collins and quietly thank him for his role in protecting this beautiful landscape.

As you pass through the Kweebani Caves, think back to a time when they sheltered the original inhabitants of this area—the Yugambeh Aboriginal kinship group. From the caves you’ll climb to the summit of Mount Roberts through rainforests of immense red cedars and other trees.

This park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, famed for its ongoing geological processes, evolutionary history, and diversity.

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.

Image credit: Nicholas Hill © Queensland Government

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Route Details
Mode of Travel Walk
Distance 5 kms
Route Type Circuit
Level of Difficulty Level 4: Recommended for experienced bushwalkers

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