Walk across pure silica sands, paddle over turquoise waters, view ancient rock art, climb rugged headlands and follow in the footsteps of the Ngaro people. Accessible via private, charter or commercial boat, it is possible to take a day cruise to some locations or plan an extensive discovery trip paddling or sailing between the islands and camping overnight.
The main walks on the Ngaro Sea Trail include:
Whitsunday Island walks:
Solway Circuit (easy 1.2-kilometres, 40-minute walk).
Chance Bay (extension of the Solway walk, harder 7.2-kilometres, allow three-hours).
Hill Inlet Lookout (1.3-kilometres, 40-minute walk) and Lookout Beach.
Dugong/Sawmill Track (medium fitness, 3-kilometres and one-hour return).
Whitsunday Peak (tough, steep walk of 5-kilometres and at least four-hours.
Whitsunday Cairn (a steep and challenging narrow track of 4-kilometres, at least 3-hours).
South Molle Island Walk:
Sandy Bay to Spion Kop (8.5-kilometres, four-hours return. Continue an extra 2.6-kilometres return to Mount Jeffreys).
Hook Island Walk:
Ngaro Cultural site in Nara Inlet (340-metres short, steep return, 20-minutes but allow an hour to see the rock art).
Experience the Whitsunday Ngaro Sea Trail, a unique blend of seaways and picturesque walks across Whitsunday, South Molle and Hook islands. Walk through open forests, grasslands and rainforest. Climb rugged peaks or stroll along winding pathways. There is something for everyone.
Please Note: The Ngaro Sea Trail is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Please note that this map only shows an indicative park entrance point. The track route, start 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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