MacDonald Rainforest

Tamborine National Park

This precious tract of subtropical rainforest was named after Miss Jessie MacDonald, who generously donated part of this area to become a National Park in 1933.

This short, easy grade walk features towering strangler figs and lush groves of piccabeen palms, just south of the Tamborine Botanic Gardens.

Bird Watching
Picnic Facilities
No BBQ
No Toilets
No Dogs Permitted
Rainforest

Getting there

The car park is on Wongawallen Road, off Tamborine Oxenford Road and opposite the Heritage Centre.

There are no BBQs or toilets at this site.

Maps

http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/tamborine/pdf/tamborine-walking-track-map.pdf

Permits/Costs

None

Other References

http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/tamborine/about.html#macdonald_rainforest_circuit

Comments

Pristine & rugged. A good walk

Evil Dave on 13 Apr, 2018

We came here to do an easy walk and escape some of the heat. It was a little cooler than where we had come from and not too busy. I think everyone was doing the walks with creeks or falls. We only saw one other family. The picaneen forest is really nice.

Ian and Sue on 14 Jan, 2017

A basic walk, quite busy so there isn't too much wildlife to see.

rob.bushman on 2 Oct, 2016

This was a nice peaceful walk. The highlight for me was some really large strangled trees near the center of the circuit.

Justin Fatts on 19 Jun, 2016

We were really trying to find some Land Mullet in this area, but to no avail. Oh well, off to the see the Glow Worms now to end our day that included four walks.

F.A.B. on 28 Nov, 2015

Excellent short walk!

Zerpy on 18 Nov, 2013

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