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Wompoo Walk

Phone: 137468

Description

'Wom-poo' is the sound made by the beautifully coloured Wompoo fruit-dove, so listen and see if you can spot one as you walk through this tropical rainforest. The Conway National Park covers 225 kilometres of lowland tropical rainforest and a number of walking trails on the Conway Circuit (previously the Whitsunday Great Walk) have been created for your enjoyment. Follow an old logging road 2.4 kilometres through tall, lush rainforest and notice seedlings fighting for light in small clearings. Turn left to reach a calm creek lined with Alexandra palms. This 7 kilometre return walk has a few steep sections, shallow creek crossings after rain, plentiful wildlife and will take you about four hours to complete. The walking track is shared with mountain-bike and Segway tours. Closed annually from 1 February to 31 March and also subject to seasonal closures. How to get there: Brandy Creek Road is located about half-way between Airlie Beach and Proserpine off Shute Harbour Road. Follow Brandy Creek Road to the Forestry Road carpark. What to take: please wear walking shoes and take drinking water, insect repellent, sunscreen and a hat. It's also a good idea to always let someone know where you are going when you head off into the Australian bush. Mobile phone coverage may be weak or non-existent.

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Ranked #14 of 80 Outdoor Activities in Airlie Beach

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"Good but some aspects were disappointing!"

4/5 Very good Reviewed 4 days ago

"First of all the company are very professional and extremely safety conscious, from check in to all safety briefings. We met our pilot who really wasn't the most cheerful, engaging or enthusiastic..." more »

JonB990, Taunton, United Kingdom

"Unforgettable!!!!"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 5 days ago

"Unforgettable experience! Amazing trip in a seaplane to Whitehaven Beach. Great Pilot who landed on Whitehaven. We flew above Whitsunday. We spent a wonderful afternoon with our hostess Amanda on the..." more »

Louise P,

"Flight over reef"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 13 days ago

"Great family flight over the reef, including a stop at the fabulous Whitehaven beach! The staff at the airport and the pilot were lovely - friendly and helpful. The sea plane ride was smooth and..." more »

Tim R,

Conway National Park, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia