Caves circuit, Lamington National Park

Multiple Locations

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

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking/Trekking

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

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

Full Itinerary

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

LINESTRING (153.18701903802867 -28.196568273706237, 153.18701796233654 -28.19656908710903)
Route Details
Mode of Travel Walk
Distance 5 kms
Route Type Circuit
Level of Difficulty Level 4: Recommended for experienced bushwalkers

Find What's Nearby

Displaying 1-10 of 1148
Sort by:
Show:

Oaks Oasis

Caloundra, Sunshine Coast Area
From AU$100 - 404
Perfectly positioned just a short walk from the sparkling waters of Golden Beach at the Sunshine Coast and now boasting an onsite water play park, Oaks Oasis is an ideal Caloundra accommodation choice for families, couples and groups alike.

Rumba Beach Resort

Caloundra, Sunshine Coast Area
From AU$200 - 500
Geographically blessed, Caloundra is surrounded by six beautiful beaches. An aquatic playground for boating, fishing and surfing enthusiasts, the region is also home to some of the most striking natural scenery in Queensland.

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Port Douglas

Port Douglas, Douglas Area
From AU$329 - 1199
Welcome to Port Douglas, one of Australia's most stunning holiday destinations in Tropical North Queensland and the gateway to explore the world famous Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. A newly renovated beachfront luxury resort on famous Four Mile Beach surrounded by 147 hectares of lush tropical gardens, 2 hectares of sparkling saltwater lagoon pools and an 18-hole golf course, their resort amenities and service will make you feel at home in paradise.

Henderson Park Farm Retreat

Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area
From AU$195 - 275
Henderson Park, a fifth generation family run working cattle property, is uniquely positioned just 10 minutes off the East Coast Highway and 30 minutes north of Rockhampton, Central Queensland. Join an educational property tour, simply unwind or take a break from travelling.

Spicers Balfour Hotel

New Farm, Brisbane Area
From AU$249 - 429
From the outside, Spicers Balfour Hotel resembles many of the large and beautiful classic Queenslander homes found in its neighbourhood, the fashionable inner-city Brisbane suburb of New Farm. But inside it holds a secret that sets it apart from the other luxury hotels in Brisbane.

BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort

Cannonvale, Whitsunday Area
From AU$36 - 490
BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort is truly 'Paradise found'. The region's most awarded resort holiday park, it's proudly famous for top quality accommodation from budget to spare no expense, for amazing facilities including a 13 slide waterpark, a multi purpose function room The Palm House, activities and for their incredibly helpful, infectiously happy and caring staff.

Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
From AU$290 - 700
Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort offers a relaxed experience in high style drawing inspiration from local culture and tradition while celebrating innovation and the French art de vivre. Unwind in the ease and luxury of one of our 176 studios, suites or villas with private balconies overlooking Laguna Bay, the Noosa River, Noosa Village or the Resort’s pool and its landscaped gardens.

Pavillions on 1770

Agnes Water, Gladstone Area
From AU$150 - 500
Pavillions on 1770 is a luxurious resort with spacious, beautifully equipped apartments - all with large spa baths, large balconies with barbecues, fully air-conditioned, Foxtel, secure entry, secure car parking and lift access to all levels.

Girraween Environmental Lodge

Ballandean, Southern Downs Area
From AU$250 - 295
Experience the Granite Belt from a secluded chalet at the Girraween Environmental Lodge. Set on 400 acres, abundant with native wildlife, surrounded by National Park. Close to wineries and Ballandean restaurants.

Lizard Island

Lizard Island, Cook Area
From AU$1800 - 6380
Lizard Island, Australia's northernmost island resort on the Great Barrier Reef, is truly secluded from the rest of the world and is located a one hour scenic flight over the reef from Cairns. With only one resort on the island hosting 40 rooms – it is the tranquillity and natural beauty of the island that will first greet you.
No Results Message
Displaying 1-10 of 1148
Sort by:
Show:

Explore the Region

Note: Information on listed products and services are provided by the operator and were correct at the time of publishing. Rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available prices of products and services. Please visit the operator’s website for further information. All prices quoted are in Australian dollars (AUD).