Wooroonooran National Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: © Tourism Tropical North Qld

Be inspired: Explore the tropics in ‘the Wet’—our top 3 ‘must dos’

Dramatic! Exhilarating! Invigorating! The wet season is an exciting time of year to explore the tropics of north Queensland. Photo credit: Paul Curtis © Queensland Government

Journeys

There are a variety of journeys in Wooroonooran National Park, from short walks to challenging hikes.

  • Goldsborough Valley

    A short walk, mountain biking and a challenging hike 46km south-west of Cairns.

  • Goldfield trail

    Mountain biking and a challenging hike 46km (north-west end) and 58km (south-east end) south of Cairns.

  • Josephine Falls

    A short walk and challenging hikes starting 75km south of Cairns.

  • Bartle Frere trail

    A challenging hike up Queensland highest peak, starting either 75km south of Cairns or 35km south-east of Atherton.

  • Palmerston (Doongan)

    Short to medium rainforest walks 33km west of Innisfail.

  • Walshs Pyramid is an independent peak, rising 922m, with a distinct pyramid appearance. There is a steep 6km return walking track to the summit. Walkers are rewarded with stunning views…

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    6km return
    Time suggested
    5-6 hours
    Grade
    difficult (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Walk through world heritage-listed forests to the top of Windin Falls. Taking great care, reward yourself with stunning views over the valley far below.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    11.5km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 2.5-3hr return
    Grade
    Grade 4 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive