Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday

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Council Areas:

  1. Isaac Regional 
  2. Mackay Regional
  3. Whitsunday Regional
  4. Livingstone Shire

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1.3 km return
20 mins

Hill Inlet Lookout

A short walk to the top of the lookout for stunning views of the shifting sands of hill inlet and Whitehaven beach.

8.2 km return
3.5 hrs

Honeyeater Lookout

A walk to a lookout overlooking the Whitsundays and Airlie Beach

10.8 km return
7 hrs

Mt Dalrymple

A long and challenging hike through thick rainforest to the summit of the highest mountain in Central QLD.

7 km
2.3 hrs

Mt Rooper/ Swamp Bay

An excellent walk on well made linked tracks to the top of Mt Rooper and Swamp Bay in the Conway National Park.

5 km return
2 hrs

Passage Peak

Good walk with steep section at the top. Great views

13.9 km one-way

Passage Peak and Escape Beach

A combination of trails on Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays that combines sunrise from Passage Peak, a stop at the remote Escape Beach and views from the Resort Lookout. These can also be done as three separate walks. Stunning views from Passage Peak, which is the highlight of this walk.

2.8 km one-way
1 hr

Pine Grove -Cedar Grove Track

A walk through rain forest which takes you through a strangler fig arch and past red cedars, tulip oaks and lots of palm trees. This track links the Pine Grove Carpark and the Sky Window carpark.

1.6 km
5 mins

Pine Grove Circuit

An easy walk through rain forest with glimpses of the Pioneer Valley.

780 m return
20 mins

Rainforest Discovery Circuit

A short walk through rainforest with information boards and pictures by local school students.

Very Easy
250 m return
10 mins

Sky Window Circuit

A short easy track that takes you to two lookouts over the Pioneer Valley