• Length: 6.7km

  • Duration: 2.5hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Mt Rooper carpark

  • End: Mt Rooper carpark

  • Closest Town: Shute Harbour

  • Location: Conway National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 1108km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -20.2856000885

  • Longitude: 148.7712209020


The first section of the Mount Rooper and Swamp Bay circuit climbs up through mixed forest for a view over Shute Harbour to the Conway range.
The shallow,stony clay soils support brush box,grass trees,wattles,and other woodland vegetation.

soak up the panoramic vista of the Whitsunday passage and islands at the summit.

Continue from lookout passing views to Daydream and North Molle Islands descend through mixed forest to meet swamp bay track.

Turn right onto swamp bay track you will then arrive at swamp bay, where a coral strewn beach offers views of islands .


Use good quality insect repellent


Total distance: 6735 m
Max elevation: 228 m
Min elevation: 4 m
Total climbing: 386 m
Total descent: -386 m