Burtons Well

Summary

A nice steady upward walk to the very highest mountain of the Bunya Mountain group at 1154m.

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History

Burtons well was doug during 1901-02 drought. By local teamsters Bob Burton and his brother George to water their horse and bullock teams. Burton decendants still live in the area. Water from the well was used in the road construction and by local visitors up until the 1970's.

Features

The hightest point in Bunya Mountains 1154m.

Access

Go along the Bunya Mountains Road. It's approx 3 hrs drive from Brisbane

Maps

Some topo maps are available. All tracks are well marked and general walking maps are available at the self registration site.

Accommodation

There are plenty of local B and B's in the area

Camping

It is possible to camp at Burtons well. It is a self registration site.

Other

Contact details

4668 3127 - QPW Bunya Mountains office

Walks in Burtons Well

Easy
8.4 km
4 hrs

Cherry Plain to Burtons Well Circuit

This walk takes you along the Western Side of Bunya Mountains, passing three lookouts with views over the plains. Vegetation is dryer towards the the cliffs, with vine forests closer to the road. The path gradually ascends as you follow it in this direction. An easier walk may be to start sat Burtons Well.

Very Easy
4 km
90 mins

Ghinghion Lookout

Easy
2.2 km
1 hr

Mt Kiangarow walk

A short walk to the highest point of the Bunya mountains