Buderim Tramway Track

Sunshine Coast

Take a walk back in time as you follow the track of the old Buderim to Palmwoods Tramway, with various information points along the way. It will transport your mind back to a time where this active rail connection was the spine of a growing community. At the same time, the setting is beautiful with a natural environment that boasts towering trees, small mosses, and fern gullies.

Bird Watching
Heritage Sites
Wheelchair Accessibility
Dogs Permitted
Cycling Permitted
No Camping Permitted

Getting there:

From Buderim, head west on Burnett Street into William Street and then right into Mons Road towards Nambour. After about 1km, turn left into Telco Road and park immediately on your left.


Buderim Palmwood Tramway Trail

Buderim Tramway

Route/Trail notes:

Cross the road from the car park and either walk down the wheelchair friendly ramp or the track to its left down to the information board. From here, just follow the old tramway through the rainforest past Telco Station, Mons Station and the Cutting to the new houses. The trail turns right and then peters out with a sign that erosion has destroyed the track. Return by the same route.



Other References/Comments:

This is koala habitat, so keep your eyes peeled. It is interesting to note that the forestation on this the western side of Buderim hill is very different to the eastern, with taller rain forest trees but with less girth than on the drier eastern side. There is also plenty of bird life to keep the 'twitchers' happy.


Easy walk with very little incline and flat.

Beth on 3 Sep, 2023

Lovely walk that is easy to do with children.

Anna on 25 Apr, 2021

Really impressive to imagine being the construction workers back in the day. Made me research the tramway & local history further.

Jen on Mar, 2021

Good track a lots of history. Was busy but not over crowded. We enjoyed the walk with the dogs.

Anna Jansen on 26 Jan, 2021

Good track a lots of history. Was busy but not over crowded. We enjoyed the walk with the dogs.

Anna Jansen on 26 Jan, 2021

Okay walk for beginners

Caves on 16 Aug, 2020

Lovely shady walk. Even found a cache 😉

Scrase on 30 Jun, 2020

Could just be our last walk of the year, but we needed it to get over the 300km for the year.

F.A.B. on 27 Dec, 2019

This lovely little walk is just 5km from home and I never realised it till I was hacking around on Sunshine Coast's Adventure website. So glad I did as its heritage and environment were enchanting.

F.A.B. on 28 Nov, 2019


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