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

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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.

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 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.

Notes

Boolboonda to Wonbah in South East Queensland

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Approximately 90km west of Bundaberg, 400km from Brisbane

Compacted earth

Through a hill


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