Lawn Hill Gorge, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park Outback Queensland | Tropical North Queensland

Lawn Hill Gorge is a beautiful oasis in the outback. Photo credit: © Tourism & Events Queensland

Journeys

  • Watch mesmerised as creek waters cascade over intricate tufa formations in Lawn Hill Creek and enjoy birdwatching along the way.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    2km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 1hr walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Enjoy spectacular, panoramic views on this walk, which leads alongside the Lower Gorge and up onto the ridge tops of the Constance Range.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    4km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 3hrs walking time.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Soak up dramatic views over Middle Gorge and enjoy great birdwatching opportunities along the creek on this short but steep walk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    600m return
    Time suggested
    Allow 30mins walking time.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Walk along the rim of the sandstone walls of the gorge to enjoy spectacular scenery then cool off in the refreshing waters at Indarri Falls.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    3.8km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 1.5hrs walking time.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Experience beautiful panoramas and excellent birdwatching on this steep but rewarding walk to a vantage point in the Middle Gorge.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    4km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 2hrs walking time.
    Grade
    difficult (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Dip a paddle into the emerald waters of Lawn Hill Creek and glide between towering orange sandstone cliffs of the Middle and Upper gorges.

    Journey type
    Canoe/kayak
    Distance
    6km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 3hrs paddling time.
    Grade
    unrated
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • No walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Follow Boodjamulla the Rainbow Serpent and learn the Creation story for Lawn Hill Gorge, as told by the Waanyi Aboriginal people.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    100m one way
    Time suggested
    Allow 20mins walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Delve into Australia's prehistoric past and discover many kinds of ancient fossils at this intriguing World Heritage site.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    800m return
    Time suggested
    Allow 1hr walking time.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • Toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Be rewarded by splendid views over the Upper and Middle gorges and the chance to cool off at Indarri Falls on this challenging walk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    7km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 3.5hrs walking time.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Gaze into the unimaginable past when you encounter ancient engravings and rock art at this important cultural site.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    4.5km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 1.5hrs walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive