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  • Cooloola Great Walk

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    near Noosa North Shore, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    65.25mi
    Elevation +
    6040f
    TrailRank
    92| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Cooloola Great Walk Photo of Cooloola Great Walk Photo of Cooloola Great Walk

    Good through hike originally intended to be completed over two nights camping at Brahminy and Dutgee, however due to good headway made on the first day I pushed on to Litoria walkers' camp, arriving after dusk. This was ...

    What a beautiful path Your photos are really awesome Very enjoyable and exciting
    mehdi.tabibvand
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  • near Augustine Heights, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    9.89mi
    Elevation +
    1650f
    TrailRank
    88| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Spring Mountain Conservation Park (best of) Photo of Spring Mountain Conservation Park (best of) Photo of Spring Mountain Conservation Park (best of)

    This trail combines together the best parts of Spring Mountain Conservation Park. The trail includes: The Bluff, Little White Rock, White Rock, Spring Mountain and the Dragonspine and Dragons Head trail. The hike include...

    Bello paisaje, mis felicitaciones.
    #Raptor962
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  • near Pheasant Creek, Victoria (Australia)
    Distance
    9.38mi
    Elevation +
    1637f
    TrailRank
    88| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Masons Falls and Mount Sugarloaf Circuit Photo of Masons Falls and Mount Sugarloaf Circuit Photo of Masons Falls and Mount Sugarloaf Circuit

    Masons Falls Circuit is a 15km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Kinglake National Park Victoria. About 1hr and 15mins from Melbourne. The hike should take approximately 4.5hrs to 5hrs to complete. I parked my car at M...

    Lovely trail
    R Caris
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  • near Priestdale, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    12.35mi
    Elevation +
    876f
    TrailRank
    87| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Koala Bushland Coordinated Conservation Area Loop Photo of Koala Bushland Coordinated Conservation Area Loop Photo of Koala Bushland Coordinated Conservation Area Loop

    This hike combines together a large part of the conservation reserves that form part of the koala Bushland coordinated conservation area loop. There are two small sections of easy bush bashing. A number of the tracks are...

    Loved it! Particularly fun after rain!
    RobynB2283
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  • near Moy Pocket, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    4.31mi
    Elevation +
    1765f
    TrailRank
    86| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Kenilworth Bluff- Summit, Waterfall and South Ridge Descent. Photo of Kenilworth Bluff- Summit, Waterfall and South Ridge Descent. Photo of Kenilworth Bluff- Summit, Waterfall and South Ridge Descent.

    If you're looking for something to do around the Kenilworth area, try this fun hike to the Kenilworth Bluff (523m). Start the 7km circuit from the Wilcox Family Park, 5km NW of Kenilworth on the road to Gympie. Initially...

    What a lovely track. Thankyou
    Michael999
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  • near Mount Crosby, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    8.67mi
    Elevation +
    1516f
    TrailRank
    85| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Mt Crosby Weir Nature Reserve, Mt Crosby and the Kholo Hills Photo of Mt Crosby Weir Nature Reserve, Mt Crosby and the Kholo Hills Photo of Mt Crosby Weir Nature Reserve, Mt Crosby and the Kholo Hills

    This hike start from the Mount Crosby Weir and progresses up Mount Crosby to the viewing platform there and then out across the Kholo Hills in a circuit and concludes coming back via the Mt Crosby Weir Nature Reserve. Th...

    Bonita ruta, felicitaciones.
    #Raptor962
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  • near Lake Manchester, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    10.47mi
    Elevation +
    1470f
    TrailRank
    85| Rating 4.89
    Photo of Lake Manchester Circuit 2020 update Photo of Lake Manchester Circuit 2020 update Photo of Lake Manchester Circuit 2020 update

    This is the standard Lake Manchester clockwise Circuit of Lake Manchester which is the best way to hike this track. The early part of the hike has 4 step ups and downs and then Crosses Cabbage Tree Creek to the other sid...

    All good! Thanks
    Boris2018
    A nice easy walk
    Deon Torenbeek
    Beautiful walk, lovely glimpses of the lake. Definitely a winter walk.
    RobynB2283
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  • Mt Barney via SER summit route

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    near Barney View, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    8.62mi
    Elevation +
    3996f
    TrailRank
    82| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Mt Barney via SER summit route Photo of Mt Barney via SER summit route Photo of Mt Barney via SER summit route

    Mt Barney via south east ridge summit route and returned via south ridge (pheasant) Gruelling challenge when mist had left rocks wet and slippery...but just the same absolutely awesome hike with amazing views. Some of ...

    Always search for your hikes as the detail is great and photos fantastic. Pace is good. Thanks for the detail you add
    janevonpein
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  • near Clumber, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    5.50mi
    Elevation +
    860f
    TrailRank
    78| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Mt Mathieson, Spicers Gap and Governor's Chair Photo of Mt Mathieson, Spicers Gap and Governor's Chair Photo of Mt Mathieson, Spicers Gap and Governor's Chair

    Mt Mathieson presents a easy hike providing great use of Mount Mitchell, Mount Cordeaux and the view from Governors chair across Moogerah Peaks area. The track does have a couple of sections where you need to scrabble ro...

    Awesome views and great mix of terrain including rainforest. A koala was spotted too!
    Cherie 1
    Great bang for buck as far as terrain and views are concerned:)
    RobynB2283
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  • near Bells Bridge, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    7.65mi
    Elevation +
    1165f
    TrailRank
    78| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Glastonbury Camp Grounds to Mary River, 'Whopper Ridge' and King Reserve Photo of Glastonbury Camp Grounds to Mary River, 'Whopper Ridge' and King Reserve Photo of Glastonbury Camp Grounds to Mary River, 'Whopper Ridge' and King Reserve

    This 12 km hike starts at Glastonbury Camp Grounds, 30km west of Gympie. Its a great camping area with the bonus that you can bring your canine friends. We started this walk by heading up the ridge on the walking track (...

    Really like this trail, plenty of nice scenery down by Glastonbury creek and the Mary river.. unfortunately we had to cu...
    Shaz27
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  • near Bigriggan, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    22.16mi
    Elevation +
    7920f
    TrailRank
    77| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Mt Barney 10 Peaks - Lower Portals to Double Peak, return via Mt May Photo of Mt Barney 10 Peaks - Lower Portals to Double Peak, return via Mt May Photo of Mt Barney 10 Peaks - Lower Portals to Double Peak, return via Mt May

    An arduous 3-day through walk with best mate Paul (Shatkins) following Barney Creek from Lower Portals up to Double Peak in the Ballow Range and returning via Mt May by the Paddy's Peak ridge. Day1. Leaving the Lower ...

    Can't be more descriptive, good work and words guys!
    Zubee R
    Great work! Great description of your adventure. Considering following your trail 😀.
    Charlie Borsboom
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  • Dandys Knob Loop

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    near Kholo, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    8.81mi
    Elevation +
    1555f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.0
    Photo of Dandys Knob Loop Photo of Dandys Knob Loop Photo of Dandys Knob Loop

    The Mount Crosby area in the early 1900's was found to contain small deposits of chromite and magnetite. The main area of mining was around an area called Dandy's Knob. Dandy's Knob is a small outcrop on the southern sid...

    Good workout maintenance hike. I ended up cutting it short at the end as it was humid and I wasn’t coping well with the ...
    TracyV
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  • Steamers, Emuvale

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    near Mount Colliery, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    7.88mi
    Elevation +
    1991f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.34
    Photo of Steamers, Emuvale Photo of Steamers, Emuvale Photo of Steamers, Emuvale

    Hike up "The Steamers" and check out one of the most awesome views in SE Qld! You will need a 4wd to access the start of the track. Start from the end of Emu Creek Rd, Emuvale or do as we did and take the 12km (return) b...

    Did the steamers loop via mt steamer saddle and Mt stranger to the stern then back down to the start point at Old Mill r...
    Chewie750
    first half of this route is severely overgrown.. in most parts no trail is visible.. the second half is good
    silvo0794
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  • near Kakadu, Northern Territory (Australia)
    Distance
    45.42mi
    Elevation +
    3156f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Kakadu Plateau Traverse - Koolpin Gorge to Twin Falls (and through to JimJim) Photo of Kakadu Plateau Traverse - Koolpin Gorge to Twin Falls (and through to JimJim) Photo of Kakadu Plateau Traverse - Koolpin Gorge to Twin Falls (and through to JimJim)

    A remote area through walk that is both technically and logistally complex but very spectacular and satisfying to complete: - A gorge and creek line walk through a remote and spectacular section of Kakadu National Park....

    Fantastic pictures in an amazing place. Thank you for share
    DXMARIUS
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  • Mt Maroon up West Ridge via Caves

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    near Cotswold, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    4.14mi
    Elevation +
    2480f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.22
    Photo of Mt Maroon up West Ridge via Caves Photo of Mt Maroon up West Ridge via Caves Photo of Mt Maroon up West Ridge via Caves

    This is a spectacular way to climb Mt Maroon. The hike starts at the end of Cotswold Road. The hike begins following the tourist trail up Mt Maroon. At some point it leaves the track heading west across the major gully a...

    Thanks for the route. Big help from the caves to get up to the top 👍
    Angus Eagle
    Gave it a bash this arvo. Tricky navigation, can admit taking a few wrong turns but got there eventually. Much easier up...
    Mitchell foye
    Definitely a bush bash rather than a trail. Maybe no one's walked this loop in a long time. Nice view from the top.
    Alice Evvie
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  • near Grovely, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    5.34mi
    Elevation +
    1076f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Mt Coot-tha East Ithaca Creek Via Pinnacle Descent Photo of Mt Coot-tha East Ithaca Creek Via Pinnacle Descent Photo of Mt Coot-tha East Ithaca Creek Via Pinnacle Descent

    A lovely walk around some of the less frequented tracks in the area between the Powerful Owl tracks area and the Lookout area of Mt Coot-tha. Starting from the Mt Coot-tha car park which is on the road that leads up to ...

    Good way to see wildlife and get away from the crowds.
    TracyV
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  • Coomera Circuit

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    near Natural Bridge, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    11.34mi
    Elevation +
    1312f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Coomera Circuit Photo of Coomera Circuit Photo of Coomera Circuit

    Awesome trail to jog along, stopping at the many falls in the valley, taking time out for photo's and swimming, before climbing out then jogging the border track out of the park

    Amazing walk, great information, thoroughly enjoyed
    janevonpein
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  • near Manly, New South Wales (Australia)
    Distance
    7.79mi
    Elevation +
    541f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 4.0
    Photo of Manly to Spit Bridge Walk (Manly Scenic Walkway) Photo of Manly to Spit Bridge Walk (Manly Scenic Walkway) Photo of Manly to Spit Bridge Walk (Manly Scenic Walkway)

    MANLY TO SPIT BRIDGE COASTAL WALK Lookout over Sydney Harbour from the Manly scenic walkway Weaving through a mix of lush bushland and scenic harbourside trails, the 10 km Manly to Spit Bridge Coastal Walk is a serie...

    A fantastic walk and great way to view the magnificent Sydney harbour. If you start at Spit Bridge you can finish with a...
    ajkearnan
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  • near Sunshine Beach, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    9.13mi
    Elevation +
    932f
    TrailRank
    74| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Noosa National Park from Sunshine Beach Photo of Noosa National Park from Sunshine Beach Photo of Noosa National Park from Sunshine Beach

    Starting from the Sunshine Beach Surf Life Saving Club the track precedes down to the beach front and then diverts up into the Noosa National Park via the trail along the coast. The coastal trail along the coast Winds i...

    Beautiful walk
    RobynB2283
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  • Mt May Loop (2021 update)

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    near Amaroe, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    4.27mi
    Elevation +
    1998f
    TrailRank
    74| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Mt May Loop (2021 update) Photo of Mt May Loop (2021 update) Photo of Mt May Loop (2021 update)

    This hike climbs both the major peaks of Mt May (839m high) from a clockwise direction ascending via the northern ridge, then descending via the south-west ridge and back along the road to the campsite. The track follows...

    I followed this trails , thanks Michael . It was really helpful
    Morcos Mosaad
    Great informative notes on this trail thanks a lot. The swimming hole at the end is awesome
    clacher
    Great hike! Really helped to be able to follow this trail. Beautiful views from both peaks. Nice easy walk back along th...
    Kerryn Newton
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  • near Myora, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    13.94mi
    Elevation +
    1614f
    TrailRank
    74| Rating 5.0
    Photo of North Stradbroke: Brown Lake to Blue Lake Circuit via Mt Hardgrave Photo of North Stradbroke: Brown Lake to Blue Lake Circuit via Mt Hardgrave Photo of North Stradbroke: Brown Lake to Blue Lake Circuit via Mt Hardgrave

    A lovely walk encompassing a number of tracks including a half circuit around Brown Lake, a climb up Mt Hardgrave, a large part of the My Mother Earth track incl Blue Lake. The elevation gain on this hike is significant...

    Beautiful hike, lots of beautiful views and highlights along the way.
    CJHikes
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  • Three creeks circuit

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    near Steiglitz, Victoria (Australia)
    Distance
    8.75mi
    Elevation +
    1381f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Three creeks circuit Photo of Three creeks circuit Photo of Three creeks circuit

    This walk is well marked ( orange triangles) and signed posted. We started at the Crossing Picnic ground and followed for the most part The Burchall trail, on the way to the Pines car park you walk past some old gold dig...

    Great track. Challenging but still enjoyable. Dog friendly (on leash)
    Leah_Smith
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  • Devilbend Natural Features Park

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    near Tuerong, Victoria (Australia)
    Distance
    9.28mi
    Elevation +
    95f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Devilbend Natural Features Park Photo of Devilbend Natural Features Park Photo of Devilbend Natural Features Park

    Devilbend and Bittern Reservoirs were once back up supply for the areas drinking water. In December, 2000, the reservoirs were made redundant. Six years later, the Devilbend Natural Features Reserve was opened to the pub...

    Thanks Mr. Womble.... just finished this hike. Only recently discovered Devilbend, but hadn’t hiked round both reservoir...
    bruce.lockland
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  • near Cotswold, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    4.14mi
    Elevation +
    2717f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 4.34
    Photo of Mount Maroon Northwestern Ridge Via Maroon Caves (2021 update) Photo of Mount Maroon Northwestern Ridge Via Maroon Caves (2021 update) Photo of Mount Maroon Northwestern Ridge Via Maroon Caves (2021 update)

    This route involves a little bit of scrambling on both open rock and through loose scramly rock. The route is one of the most spectacular ways to climb Mt Maroon but it requires a high level of skill in both navigation a...

    I'm fit and experienced and I found this very tough. First thing to note is that there is no trail. You'll be walking up...
    Travis Kelly
    Tough hike. Recommend this GPS route. Careful of cliffs just after the caves- if you’re not right on the GPS route you m...
    jess.robbo
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  • Steamers (2021 Update)

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    near Mount Colliery, Queensland (Australia)
    Distance
    6.01mi
    Elevation +
    2287f
    TrailRank
    73
    Photo of Steamers (2021 Update) Photo of Steamers (2021 Update) Photo of Steamers (2021 Update)

    The Steamers are iconic rock formations, said to be the remnants of a thick trachyte lava flow from the Main Range Volcano. This is probably the easiest and quickest track to do the Steamers. Ignore the timings for this ...

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