Boolboonda Railtrail & Tunnel
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Boolboonda 

  • End: Wonbah

  • Closest Town: Boolboonda 

  • Location: South East Queensland

  • Distance from state capital: 400km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -25.08146482

  • Longitude: 151.6817796

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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


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 Mt 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.