The Tombs Circuit
  • Length: 5.8km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 5

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Carnarvon National Park Rd, Mount Moffatt

  • End: Carnarvon National Park Rd, Mount Moffatt

  • Location: Carnarvon National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 706 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -25.12259504

  • Longitude: 147.8550339

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The Tombs Circuit is a 5.8km, grade 5 Return hike located in Carnarvon National Park Queensland. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.

Summary

The Tombs Circuit track is located within the Mount Moffatt section of Carnarvon National Park. This is a remote park of wild and diverse landscapes. At more than 1000 metres above sea level, the Consuelo Tableland is the highest plateau in Queensland.

About the region

Carnarvon National Park is located in the Southern Brigalow Belt bioregion in the Maranoa Region in Central Queensland, Australia.

The park is 593 km northwest of Brisbane. It began life as a 26,304-hectare reserve gazetted in 1932 to protect Carnarvon Gorge for its outstanding scenic values, its indigenous and non-indigenous cultural heritage, and its geological significance.

Situated within the Central Queensland Sandstone Belt, and straddling the Great Dividing Range, Carnarvon National Park preserves and presents significant elements of Queensland’s geological history including two sedimentary basins, the Bowen and the Surat, and the Buckland Volcanic Province. The youngest rocks in the area are the igneous basalt rocks of the Buckland volcanic Province, which were laid down between 35 and 27 million years ago. Since that time, water and wind have eroded the park’s landscapes into a network of sandy plains, valleys, and gorges separated by basalt-capped tablelands and ranges.

The park is rich in groundwater, numerous springs. The elevated areas protected within Carnarvon National Park have high value for above-ground catchments as well. Five major river systems rise within the park’s boundary: the Comet, Dawson, Maranoa, Nogoa, and Warrego. The Warrego and Maranoa lie inland of the Great Dividing Range on the northern boundary of the Murray-Darling Basin.


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