Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk
  • Length: 54km

  • Duration: 3 days

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: 3579 Lamington National Park Rd, O'Reilly

  • End: 3579 Lamington National Park Rd, O'Reilly

  • Location: Gold Coast Hinterland

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  • Distance from CBD: 113 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -28.22855813

  • Longitude: 153.1338787

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Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk is a 54km, grade 4 one way hike, located in Gold Coast Hinterland, Queensland. The hike should take approximately 3 days to complete.

Hike Summary

The Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk covers the most extensive areas of subtropical rainforest in the world, including Lamington and Springbrook plateaus and the scenic Numinbah Valley. This World Heritage area protects nearly all of Australia's remaining Antarctic beech cool temperate rainforest.

About the region

The Gold Coast hinterland is an area of South East Queensland, Australia that comprises the Tweed Range, Nimmel Range, Tamborine Mountain, Numinbah Valley, eastern parts of the McPherson Range and western parts of suburban Gold Coast, such as Mudgeeraba. This undefined unit of area is known for its tourist attractions including resorts, rainforest, lookouts, national parks, its diversity of fauna and flora and as a green backdrop to the coastal strip. It overlaps part of the Scenic Rim and is part of both the City of Gold Coast and Scenic Rim Region and includes Springbrook, Binna Burra and O'Reilly's Guesthouse.

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71 thoughts on “Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (54km)

    1. Smith Jo Jo interested. It covers some of what we’ve already done. Like I’m pretty sure that header pic is either Springbrook or Binna Burra, it looks really familiar.

    1. Ashwin Savio DSouza I’m sure egg rock is on private land to access it.
      They charge $150 if I recall for access to their land

      I do know someone who has all the details. He just got back from Base Camp, I’ll ask him next time I see him

    1. Brandon Gilbert haha that’s what I thought man of your speed should have it covered pretty quick probably even have time for lunch half way haha

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