Border track, Lamington National Park

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Delve into the heartland of this ancient landscape on this full-day hike between Green Mountains and Binna Burra. Boasting stunning scenery and spectacular views, the Border track is the backbone of the national park and part of the longer Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk.

Walk the full length of the track, or spin off onto the network of other walks and circuits. You’ll feel miles from anywhere as you hike through subtropical and temperate rainforests, into lush gullies and valleys, over crystal mountain streams, past stunning waterfalls, and along prominent ridge lines.

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:
View—© Lachlan Gardiner
Person sitting—Lightcapturer © Queensland Government

Journey Details

Duration
7 Hours
Distance
21.4 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Hiking/Trekking

Other Information

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Border track, Lamington National Park

Delve into the heartland of this ancient landscape on this full-day hike between Green Mountains and Binna Burra. Boasting stunning scenery and spectacular views, the Border track is the backbone of the national park and part of the longer Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk.

Walk the full length of the track, or spin off onto the network of other walks and circuits. You’ll feel miles from anywhere as you hike through subtropical and temperate rainforests, into lush gullies and valleys, over crystal mountain streams, past stunning waterfalls, and along prominent ridge lines.

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).

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: © Lachlan Gardiner

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Route Details
Mode of Travel Walk
Distance 21.4 kms
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 4: Recommended for experienced bushwalkers

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