The trail to the tunnel is open, as is the park , shelters, and toilets.
Queenslands longest straight railway tunnel (287m).
Hieght above sea level is 640m.
Tunnel is home to a colony of bent winged bats.
Walk part way through Queenslands longest straight railway tunnel (287m). A fence has been installed part way in from both entrances to protect the bat colony . It is also quite high being 640m above sea level. Now that trains don’t roar through it the tunnel is a seasonal home to a colony of bent winged bats.
The tunnel is sign posted from the main road (access road is unsealed). The road takes you to a park that is actually on the ridge over the tunnel which is the crest of the Great Dividing Range.
- Muntapa Tunnel to Muntapa Tunnel
- 15km south of Cooyar, north of Toowoomba, 210km from Brisbane
- Surface – Compacted earth
- Terrain – Hilly forest
For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.