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Coastal Fringe and Hayward Gully is a 3.0km, grade 1 circuit hike, located in Conway National Park, Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.
This Coastal Fringe and Hayward Gully hike wanders through lowland rainforest and cross a small tidal creek next to mangroves and cottonwoods. Keep an eye or ear out for conway’s ‘ Big-foot’ birds.Australian brush turkeys dutifully rake about in the leaf litter or you may hear the strange call of the shy and rarely seen orange footed scrub-fowl.
The walk is extended by branching of the coastal Fringe circuit to hayward gully continue through lowland forest and cross small rocky creek beds.
Hayward gully begins on a plateau high in the Conway range. A small patch of mangroves and associated wildlife adds diversity to the walk.
- Use a good quality insect repellent
- Circuit best done early morning before heat of the day
Max elevation: 23 m
Min elevation: 3 m
Total climbing: 89 m
Total descent: -87 m