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Explore stunning hiking trails of Conway National Park

Discover the diverse trails of Conway National Park, Queensland, offering hikes and walks for all skill levels and interests. Find your perfect adventure today.

Grade 3

Mount Rooper & Swamp Bay Hike (8.5km)

Discover Conway National Park: Rainforests, Beaches and Whitsunday Views

Conway National Park, a peaceful escape 30 kilometres east of Proserpine, offers a scenic blend of rainforest-clad hills, secluded beaches and breathtaking views of the Whitsunday Islands.

This park protects the largest area of lowland tropical rainforest in Queensland outside Tropical North Queensland. Towering hoop pines line the coastal ridges and damp gullies, while rugged cliffs create a dramatic 35-kilometre backdrop to the Whitsunday Passage and islands.

Explore the park’s beauty on foot or by boat. Walk or kayak to the secluded Swamp Bay bush camping area, nestled beside a pristine pebbly beach overlooking Daydream Island. A network of walking tracks caters to all abilities, starting from the Conway National Park day-use area, Mount Rooper and Coral Beach car parks.

For a more challenging adventure, take on the Conway Circuit, a multi-use trail suitable for walkers and mountain bike riders. Hike to Mount Rooper lookout and be rewarded with panoramic views of Whitsunday Islands including Hamilton, Dent, Long and Henning. The effort to reach the secluded Coral Beach is worthwhile for the stunning vista.

Conway National Park offers a range of walks, bushwalks and hikes to suit all fitness levels. Choose from short family-friendly strolls to challenging overnight hikes, allowing you to explore the park’s diverse landscapes.

Beyond its natural beauty, Conway National Park is significant for the Gia and Ngaro people, the traditional custodians of the land. They have a deep connection to this place and continue to care for the Conway Range and its surrounds.

Escape to Conway National Park and discover a place of serenity, natural beauty and rich cultural heritage.

Want to find the best trails in Conway National Park for an adventurous hike or a family trip? Trail Hiking Australia has the top trails for walking, hiking, running and more.