Zamia Walk

Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area

If you tread softly on this walk you will be rewarded with the sights and sounds of native feathered and fury creatures. Keep an eye out for rock wallabies drinking from creeks and glossy black cockatoos feeding on she-oaks. The Zamia Walk is located within Mount Archer National Park - an area covering 4,250 hectares of open forest and woodland.

The 14 kilometre one-way trail descends from the top of Mount Archer to the park's lower entrance. At 604 metres above sea level, Mount Archer is the highest peak in the region and offers breathtaking views of Rockhampton and the surrounding ranges.

The park is home to a variety of woodland birds including vulnerable powerful owls - as well as areas of dry rainforest where rare species of plants are found.

Allow up to five hours to complete this difficult grade walk.

Journey Details

Duration
5 Hours
Distance
14 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking/Trekking
Mount Archer National Park
Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area
Queensland
Australia

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Zamia Walk

The full Zamia Walk is a long descent from the top of Mount Archer, through the national park to the park's lower entrance. It is best to walk this track from top to bottom and arrange to be picked up at the lower exit at German Street.

Please Note: The Zamia Walk 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 One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 4: Recommended for experienced bushwalkers

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