Sylvesters Lookout
  • Length: 0.94km

  • Duration: 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

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  • Location: Main Range National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 156 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.976101

  • Longitude: 152.380339

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Sylvesters Lookout is a 0.94km, grade 3 Return hike located in Main Range National Park Queensland. The hike should take approximately 30 mins to complete.

Summary

Sylvesters lookout at Goomburra in World Heritage listed Main Range National park offers magnificent views over the coastal plains below including across the southern tip of Lake Moogerah and along to the rugged border ranges. The track to the lookout can be challenging in places and requires some steady footwork. The track starts from Lookout Road – a 4.7 kilometre drive from the Kurrajong picnic area. This road may be closed during wet weather.

About the region

The Main Range is a mountain range and a national park in Queensland, Australia, located predominantly in Tregony, Southern Downs Region 85 kilometres (53 mi) southwest of Brisbane. It is part of the World Heritage Site Gondwana Rainforests of Australia (formerly known as the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves). It protects the western part of a semicircle of mountains in South East Queensland known as the Scenic Rim. This includes the largest area of rainforest in South East Queensland. The park is part of the Scenic Rim Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance in the conservation of several species of threatened birds.


For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Queensland.com