Rainforest Walking Track
Dunghutti Country

30 min to 1 h

2.1 km

↑ 19 m
↓ -19 m

Hard track
Starting from the parking area at the end of North Gap Beach Management Trail, this return walk takes you to a picnic area near the Gap Beach. Have a picnic and a swim before heading back. Let us begin by acknowledging the Dunghutti people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-30.9023853,153.0778254)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Gregory Street, 12
  • Turn on to Arakoon Road, 12 then drive for 3.1 km
  • Turn sharp right onto Gap Beach Road and drive for another 1 km
  • Keep left onto Gap Road and drive for another 580 m
  • Turn sharp right onto North Gap Beach Management Trail and drive for another 570 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
After 20 m pass the car park (7 m on your left).
After another 165 m continue straight.
After another 75 m turn right.
After another 45 m pass the toilet (on your left).
After another 730 m turn left.
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 1 km to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Rainforest Walking Track

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 2.1 km
Time 30 min to 1 h
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Toilet: There is one 300 m from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
300 m[toilet]
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