Cape Hillsborough National Park Mackay

A visit to Cape Hillsborough National Park isn't complete without seeing the agile wallabies feeding on the beach. Photo credit: John Atkinson © Queensland Government

Journeys

  • Breathtaking ocean, island and coastal views are well worth the climb on this visually-rewarding walk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    5.2km 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
  • Climb the ridge for spectacular views and then drop down to a gold-flecked beach in a secluded cove.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    2.2km return
    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
  • This aptly-named boardwalk meanders through shadowy mangroves, towering eucalypts, cool melaleucas and dense vine thickets.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.2km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 40mins walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Appreciate the Yuibera Aboriginal people’s connection to country along this informative coastal walk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.2km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 40mins walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.