Hinchinbrook Island National Park Tropical North Queensland

The rugged beauty of Hinchinbrook Island National Park must be seen to be believed! Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

Journeys

  • Walk from the beach, through cool and shady rainforest, to South Shepherd Bay's serene and tranquil beach.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    5km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 1–2hrs return.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Take in stunning ocean and mountain vistas, cool rainforest and island wildlife on this moderate cross-island walk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    7.6km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 2–3hrs return.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Embrace the wilderness on this renowned multi-day trail that explores sweeping bays, deserted beaches, heath-cloaked peaks and majestic waterfalls.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    32km one way
    Time suggested
    Allow 4 days walking time.
    Grade
    difficult (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • Toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive