Araucaria Falls
  • Length: 3.6km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Unnamed Road, Goomburra

  • End: Unnamed Road, Goomburra

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Main Range National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 168 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.978102

  • Longitude: 152.373749

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Araucaria Falls – Goomburra Section is a 3.6km, grade 4 Return hike located in Main Range National Park Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Summary

The Araucaria Falls track commences 3.8 kilometres along Lookout Road beyond the Kurrajong picnic area at Goomburra in the World Heritage listed, Main Range National Park. Named after the hoop pine (Araucaria cunninghamii), the track passes through rainforest and leads visitors to the base of Araucaria Falls. Look for epiphytes in trees as well as ferns growing beside the track.

About the region

The Main Range is a mountain range and a national park in Queensland, Australia, located predominantly in Tregony, Southern Downs Region 85 kilometres (53 mi) southwest of Brisbane. It is part of the World Heritage Site Gondwana Rainforests of Australia (formerly known as the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves). It protects the western part of a semicircle of mountains in South East Queensland known as the Scenic Rim. This includes the largest area of rainforest in South East Queensland. The park is part of the Scenic Rim Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance in the conservation of several species of threatened birds.


For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Queensland.com