Irvinebank Rail Trail
  • Length: 25km

  • Duration: 9hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Irvinebank 

  • End: Boonmoo

  • Location: North Queensland

  • Closest Town: Irvinebank 

  • Distance from CBD: 1370km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.68947347

  • Longitude: 153.1595105

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Urban Walk

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Rock Scrambling

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Bush Bashing

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Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites


Irvinebank Rail Trail is a 25km, grade 3 One Way hike located in North Queensland Queensland. The hike should take approximately 9hrs to complete.


This is a proposed rail trail and is not yet open. It is one of the potential Rail Trails identified throughout QLD.

The line was built the Chillagoe Railway and Mines Ltd company and opened in 1907.


Irvinebank to Boonmoo in North Queensland

Cairns Region, 1370km from Brisbane

Coarse gravel

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