Lamington National Park Brisbane | Gold Coast

Lush rainforest, ancient trees and stunning waterfalls make Lamington National Park an outstanding place to visit! Photo credit: Nick Hill © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Long hikes in Lamington take you back through time

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to step back in time, not hundreds of years but millions? Photo credit: Lightcapturer © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Meet Lamington’s iconic and elusive wildlife—let the show begin!

Roll up, roll up! You’re about to meet the show-stopping performers of our Gondwana World Heritage Area rainforest! Photo credit: Lightcapturer © Queensland Government

Be inspired: 7 accessible (wheelchair and stroller-friendly) parks close to Brisbane

There’s no need to feel like you’re stuck in the city with nowhere to go this weekend! Photo credit: © Queensland Government

Be inspired: 8 family-friendly walks around the Gold Coast

Calling nature enthusiasts of all ages! If you’re looking for nature therapy the whole family can enjoy, there’s no better place than Queensland’s biggest playground—Queensland National Parks! Photo credit: Anna Osetroff © Queensland Government

Be inspired: A magical history tour of Queensland’s earliest national parks

South-East Queensland is the cradle of Queensland National Parks. So let’s take a tour of 4 of our earliest parks to learn the fascinating stories behind their creation and find out how to best enjoy them today. Photo credit: Nick Hill © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Refresh in the ‘green behind the gold’—5 bushwalks on the Gold Coast

Queensland National Parks in the Gold Coast hinterland offer bushwalks where you can refresh in cool mountain air, immerse your senses in lush green forests and feast your eyes on breathtaking scenery. Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Journeys

  • Venture through ancient forests and lush gullies to views as far as the eye can see.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    21.8km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 7hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Stunning spring orchids, ancient pines and spectacular panoramas will entice you along this alluring walk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    17.8km return
    Time suggested
    Allow about 7hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Experience the true essence of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area on this long-distance track.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    21.4km one way
    Time suggested
    Allow about 7hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Wander through stands of pink-barked brush box and on to Darragumai Falls, Picnic Rock and picturesque Elabana Falls.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    10.9km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 4hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Don’t miss the chance to see excellent views across the Darlington Range and down into Coomera Valley.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    3.5km return
    Time suggested
    Allow about 1hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Step or roll back in time along this historically significant track that winds through an aromatic forest filled with vibrant birdlife.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.8km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 30min walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 1 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Dense forests, creek crossings, waterfalls, gorges and cliffs are just a few of the stunning features on this spectacular walk.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    17.4km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 7hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Fascinating forests, unusual volcanic features, magnificent views and a perfect picnic spot make this one of the best walks in the park.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    12km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 4hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Journey into the Coomera Gorge to the picturesque Gwoongoorool on the Coomera River.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    6km return
    Time suggested
    Allow about 2hr walking time
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Fit and experienced walkers can spend the day exploring the Coomera River in this challenging part of this World Heritage area.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    16.6km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 8hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 5 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Be serenaded by bellbirds as you take in spectacular views, amazing geology and babbling mountain streams on this half-day trek.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    10km return
    Time suggested
    Allow about 4hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Wander through lush subtropical rainforest to views over spectacular Morans Falls and down Morans Creek Gorge.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    4.4km return
    Time suggested
    Allow about 1.5hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Spend the day hiking through picturesque rainforest to the Antarctic beech-clad summit of Mount Hobwee.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    18.2km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 8hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Experience superb views of Morans Falls, Castle Crag and Mount Razorback along this track through lush forest.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    3.1km return
    Time suggested
    Allow about 1hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 3 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Explore a wonderfully complex and diverse rainforest that will leave a deep and long-lasting impression.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.2km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 30min walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 2 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Take a trip back in time as you walk through 23 million years’ worth of Lamington's geological history.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.4km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 30min walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 2 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • With endless views, cascading waterfalls, mighty ranges and plunging valleys, this is one of the most magnificent walks in the park.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    21km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 8hr walking time
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • This spectacular walk crosses Toolona Creek several times and takes you to several small waterfalls in the narrow Toolona Gorge.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    17.4km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 6hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Visit the most accessible cool temperate rainforest in the park and the northernmost patch of Antarctic beech forest.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    5km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 1.5hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 3 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • This high-altitude walk, often through mist-cloaked mountains, has amazing views and fascinating volcanic features.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    18km return return
    Time suggested
    Allow about 8hr walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Spend a few hours exploring the tranquil waters of Yerralahla (blue pool) and the gorgeous West Canungra Creek.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    13.9km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow about 5.5hr walking time
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive