Heath Track

Sunshine Coast

A short walk through the coastal heath of Currimundi Lake (Kathleen McArthur) Conservation Park, with many flora and fauna informative signs along the way.

Bird Watching
Picnic Facilities
No Dogs Permitted
No Camping Permitted
Eucalypt Forest
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there:

Turn off Nicklin Way onto Gayandi Street, just north of the Currimundi Lake Bridge. Turn right down Mandara Drive onto Coongarra Esplanade and follow this to the car park at the end.  

Alternatively, park by the bridge and walk through Crummunda Park to the start of the walk.


Currimundi Lake (Kathleen McArthur) Conservation Park

Route/Trail notes:

The track starts through a gate to the east of the car park. Follow the bitumen track until it takes a sharp right hand turn to the lake lookout. Proceed straight ahead on the now sandy track to the T junction. Take a right (signposted Beach Track) and follow the track to the beach at access 253, before returning to the T junction and following the right hand track (signposted To Entrance). After 150m turn left (signposted Heath Circuit Trail) that returns you to the bitumen track just 100m from the start.



Other References/Comments:

Remain on the tracks provided, as there are 'warning signs' concerning unexploded ordinance ammunitions from military training exercises around WWII.


I have walk through to the beach before, but not completed the whole circuit. At this time of year there was plenty of bird life.

F.A.B. on 2 Sep, 2020

Just had a walk there this morning , checking out the lake for kayaking , nice but too close to those pesky humans .....you know what I mean ;-)

J on 23 Aug, 2014

This was quite a nice walk. However we actually started at the cafe on the other side of Currimundi Lake, walked right around the lake (including the Heath Track), and then all the way to Point Cartright along the beach. We then returned back along the Coastal pathway as far as it went and then back onto the beach to continued the way we came. In all about 25km and a half hours. Good walk.

Ian and Sue on 12 Aug, 2014


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