The Haven Circuit

10 min to 20 min

960 m
circuit

↑ 9 m
↓ -9 m

Easy track
Starting from the Haven Campsite, Hinchinbrook Island, this walk takes you on a short circuit around the campsite. You can go on a small adventure as you explore the creeks and tributaries in the area while you traverse through a mixed forest of licuala palms along the creek. There are useful facilities at the campsite, including a BBQ and a picnic area with toilets. If the tide is low, you can go and see the remnants of an Aboriginal fish trap at the southern end of the area as well. Let us begin by acknowledging the 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.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-18.2856424,146.1031948)
Mode Special (You can access the starting point via a private vessel (a boat or a kayak).)
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Track Notes
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Start heading along The Haven.
After 95 m pass the toilet (50 m on your left).
After another 10 m come to the "The Haven" (25 m on your left).
Campsite managed byParks and Wildlife Service. There is a fee to use this campsite.
After another 120 m continue straight, to head along The Haven.
After another 500 m veer right, to head along The Haven.
After another 230 m come to the end.
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Terrain
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The Haven Circuit


Grading
Class 2/6
Easy track
Length 960 m
Time 10 min to 20 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (2/6)

Some facilities on route
Camp site: There is one 110 m from the start.

Toilet: There is one 95 m from the start.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
95 m[toilet]
Camp site
110 mThe Haven
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