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Walks in Sunshine Coast

Easy
2.6 km return
90 mins

Aemula Trail , Mooloolah River National Park

Adjoining the Mooloolah River, the Mooloolah River National Park protects valuable remnants of coastal lowland habitat, rainforest, open eucalypt woodlands, melaleuca forests, wallum banksia woodlands, scribbly gum open forests, wallum heath and sedgelands.

Easy
4.2 km return
2 hrs

Boronia Trail , Mooloolah River National Park

Adjoining the Mooloolah River, the Mooloolah River National Park protects valuable remnants of coastal lowland habitat, rainforest, open eucalypt woodlands, melaleuca forests, wallum banksia woodlands, scribbly gum open forests, wallum heath and sedgelands.

Medium
6 km return
3 hrs

Buckby Road, Belli Park

From the Kenilworth Eumundi Road turn left into Buckby Road just before Murray’s crossing. Park your car on the gravel at the bottom and walk along the gravel road to the Microwave tower. According to the gps it’s 6kms there and back. Beware this road is used by vehicles. Beautiful scenery.

Easy
2 km return
90 mins

Buderim Forest Park

This is a 45 hectare secluded oasis, hidden on the northern side of Buderim, less than a kilometre from the Buderim Village. This is a rainforest world of tall trees, ferns, babbling waterfalls, cascades and bird calls.

The area was purchased many years ago by the Council as a reserve for all of Buderim.

Amazingly much of the creek actually belongs to private land owners as once did the waterfall! The falls were a favourite recreational place for the region’s indigenous people and have been unofficially named “Serenity Falls”, but are widely known as the Buderim Falls.

Easy
8 km return
2 hrs

Caloundra Foreshore (Bulcock Beach to Moffat Beach)

A walk along the foreshore of Caloundra from Bulcock Beach to Moffat Beach taking in the seaside views of Caloundra along the way

Easy
500 m
30 mins

Cilento Park

A small area of bushland in suburbia, near the hospital - very popular in summer for the lovely swimming hole at the bottom of the waterfall which is part of Tuckers Creek. Picnic tables and BBQs available. The trail is a short loop with the watrrhole at the bottom. Take care of children at the top of the falls - the area is not cordoned off.

Easy
3.1 km return
1 hr

Cooloolabin Dam

A very peaceful easy walk around one side of Cooloolabin Dam, with great views. Lots of bird life and visitors are allowed to fish from the banks.

Medium
8.1 km return
2.5 hrs

Dularcha NP - Roses Circuit

This multi-use recreation trail passes through dry sclerophyll forest and rainforest gullies and includes some views south to the Glass House Mountains from the top of the ridge (206m). Eucalypt forests and riparian areas with flooded gums, cabbage tree palms and rainforest plants feature here and provide habitats for a diversity of wildlife. Birdwatchers will enjoy the diversity of birds along the trail early and late in the day.

Easy
6.2 km return
2 hrs

Dularcha NP - Tunnel Track

Walk, ride or cycle this track, which takes you through the heritage listed railway curved tunnel (94m). Eucalypt forest and riparian areas with flooded gums, cabbage tree palms and rainforest plants feature here and provide habitats for a diversity of wildlife. Birdwatchers will enjoy the diversity of birds along the trail early and late in the day.

Easy
1.6 km return
30 mins

Emu Mountain (aka Mt. Peregian)

An easy family walk up this hill with great views of the Sunshine Coast.