Located south of Cairns the Wooroonooran National Park covers 79 500ha of forest and includes the impressive Bellenden Ker Range. Mt Bartle Frere 1622m and Mt Bellenden Ker 1592m dominate the landscape of Wooroonooran. This World Heritage listed National Park gives visitors the opportunity to view superb rainforest sections, admire spectacular views and see a variety of wildlife in its natural environment.
Beautiful lowland rainforest, wild rivers, the North Johnstone River gorge and cascading waterfalls make the Palmerston Section of Wooroonooran National Park one of the most scenic places in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Both lowland and upland rainforests can be seen in the Palmerston Section. The rainforest reaches its greatest diversity here in this high rainfall area. More than 500 rainforest trees occur here, including blackbean, milky pine, water gum and red tulip oak. A great variety of wildlife can be seen in this part of the park, including the tiny musky rat-kangaroo, double-eyed fig-parrot and chowchilla.
The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is located in Wooroonoonan National Park providing elevated walkways, a cantilever and observation tower which allows visitors with the exhilarating experience of being high up in the rainforest canopy as well as providing spectacular panoramic views of World Heritage rainforest landscapes.
Destination: Wooroonoonan National Park including Josephine Falls & Mulgrave River Cruise Duration: Day Tour
Wooroonooran National Park is located half an hour drive south of Cairns city. It offers stunning pristine rainforest with fantastic World Heritage attractions. This area of unsurpassed beauty contains the 2 highest mountains in Queensland, numerous rivers, waterfalls, swimming holes and some of the World's lushest and most ancient rainforests.…