Blue Arrow Circuit
  • Length: 6.6km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 13-47 Collins Ave, Edge Hill

  • End: 13-47 Collins Ave, Edge Hill

  • Location: Mount Whitfield Conservation Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 1,687 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -16.89900775

  • Longitude: 145.751785

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Mount Whitfield Conservation Park...

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The Blue Arrow Circuit is a 6.6km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in the Mount Whitfield Conservation Park, Queensland. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

The Blue Arrow circuit starts about half way around the Red Arrow circuit. The trailheads for the Red Arrow circuit are located near the Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre or to the east of the Tanks Art Centre. The Red Arrow track passes through a rainforested gully and uphill through open woodland to two lookouts, providing great views of Cairns city, the coast and the busy Cairns airport.

About the region

The park is located less than 5km from Cairns city centre. Access into the park is by foot only. Walking tracks start from trail heads on Collins Avenue - one near the Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre and one to the east of the Tanks Art Centre.

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