Muntapa Railway Tunnel

Toowoomba

Short walk to a disused railway tunnel

Lookouts
Heritage Sites
Picnic Facilities
BBQ
Toilets
Eucalypt Forest

Getting there

Head South on the New England Hwy through Cooyar. Turn right into Saads Rd ( there's a brown tourist sign stating the tunnel ) at next intersection go straight ( Oakly Cooyar Rd ) about 2km down the road you will see the tourist sign again pointing you to turn right into a dirt/gravel Rd. Simply follow for 3km to Park / Picnic area. All signed up there, super easy ! 

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Route/Trail notes

Short little walk down to the tunnel 

Permits/Costs

Nil / Free

Other References

https://www.tr.qld.gov.au/facilities-recreation/parks-gardens/parks-by-location/cooyar-muntapa-tunnel1

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Comments

There are two walks, one to either end of the tunnel. One goes down a set of metal stairs and then back up, and the other is an easy path. There is a colony of bent wing bats inside the tunnel so it is closed off from both ends so they aren't disturbed.

Robyn on 16 May, 2021

Nice easy walk, also interesting history

J on 14 Aug, 2018

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