Queen Mary Track

Byfield, Capricorn Coast, Livingstone Area

Walk through this 'moonscape' to see the power of Mother Nature at work among the shifting sands. Located in the Byfield National Park, the Queen Mary Track offers spectacular coastal scenery, remote camping spots and an endless stretch of rolling sand dunes.

You'll find this track at the southern end of Nine Mile Beach. The highlight is definitely the Queen Mary - the largest active sand blow in the region with scenery that could be likened to the surface of the moon. Walk to the edge of this natural wonder to enjoy the view. The track entrance is 9.9 kilometres south of Nine Mile Beach Access Track/Junction 19.

Allow yourself two hours to complete this moderate grade track and remember that the route is only marked from the beach to the base of the sand blow.

Journey Details

Duration
2 Hours
Distance
4 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Off Road Driving
Byfield National Park
Byfield, Capricorn Coast
Queensland
Australia

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Queen Mary Track

Explore Queen Mary sand blow, Byfield's largest active sand blow on the southern end of Nine Mile Beach. The track is marked from the beach to the base of the sand blow only.

Please Note: The Queen Mary 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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