Woodgate Banksia Walking Track

Queensland
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A 200m paved surface leads from the entrance of the park to the boardwalk. The boardwalk is 400m in distance making a round trip from the park entrance and back about 1.4 km. The walking track varied from hard pressed dirt and grass, to quite soft sandy soil but in general was very well maintained and flat. Prams with pump-up tyres and bikes would both cope well on this track. The full circuit is 5.2km and takes about 2 hours to complete. The scenery was varied from large cabbage palms and ferns to forests of eucalypts and banksias.

Bird Watching
Swamp or Wetland
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Getting there

The Woodgate section, can be reached from Childers or Bundaberg. From the south side of Childers, turn off the Bruce Highway to Goodwood and travel 36km to Woodgate Beach township. From Bundaberg, follow Barolin Street until it becomes Goodwood Road and travel 57km to Woodgate Beach township. From Woodgate Beach township, signs lead you to the national park.

Access to the track is from Woodgate Beach township via Sixth Avenue then along Acacia Street.

Maps

The basic circuit can be seen on Google maps or on the helper map attached to this website.

Route/Trail notes

Very flat and sandy track, leading through interesting Acacia scrub, some wetland area, and Eucalypt forest. The track features some rare and endagered species of plants.

Permits/Costs

No permits required.

Other References

None known

Comments

Thoroughly enjoyed this one. Lots of banksias. No wildlife. Just really scenic. Few trees down over the path so you have to bush bash a couple of times. Hopefully they’ll clear them soon.

Suzanne on 17 Mar, 2020

Awesome two different forests

Piangrawin on 5 May, 2019

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