Beachcomber Cove Track

Seaforth, Mackay Area

Beachcomber Cove track is located within Cape Hillsborough National Park. This ruggedly scenic park includes rainforest, eucalypt forest, beaches, rocky headlands covered in hoop pines, and volcanic rock formations.

The 2.2 kilometre return Beachcomber Cove track starts from the northern end of the Cape Hillsborough picnic area and passes through open eucalypt forest and remnant rainforest with hoop pines, ferns and vines. The track ends at Beachcomber Cove, where walkers can enjoy pleasant views from a lookout on top of the ridge. At low tide, you can return to Cape Hillsborough picnic area along the beach. Near the picnic area, you can often see kangaroos on the beach in the late afternoon. At high tide, you will need to retrace your steps along the track. Check tide times before setting out and allow one and a half hours to complete this walk of a moderate grade.

Journey Details

Duration
1.5 Hours
Distance
2.2 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Other Information

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Cape Hillsborough National Park
Seaforth, Mackay Area
Queensland
Australia

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Beachcomber Cove Track

The Beachcomber Cove 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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