Boolboonda Railtrail & Tunnel
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Boolboonda 

  • End: Wonbah

  • Location: South East Queensland

  • Closest Town: Boolboonda 

  • Distance from CBD: 400km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -25.08146482

  • Longitude: 151.6817796

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Public Transport

Bitumen Road

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Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

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Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Boolboonda Railtrail & Tunnel is a 3km, grade 2 one way hike, located in South East Queensland, Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

You can walk cycle or drive through this 192m tunnel,

The longest unsupported tunnel in the Southern Hemisphere!
Close to the historic mining town of Mount Perry

The tunnel is on the same rail corridor as the Watawa Recreation Trail.

The tunnel was constructed in 1883/1884 as part of a railway from North Bundaberg to Mount Perry. This section of the line closed in 1960. Most of the old railway reserve is now road reserve making it unlikely that the trail could be extended.


Boolboonda to Wonbah in South East Queensland

Approximately 90km west of Bundaberg, 400km from Brisbane

Compacted earth

Through a hill

For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia. 

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