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Cania Gorge National Park

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Awesome spot!

Creeks, cliffs, caves, lookouts. Go for a walk, fair few KM between each area but it's a very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brett S
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Lots of steps!

This is a good walk although the sign posts could be a bit more informative as to the amount of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Townsville, Australia
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Gladstone Monto Road, Monto, Queensland 4630, Australia
+61 1300 130 372
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Creeks, cliffs, caves, lookouts. Go for a walk, fair few KM between each area but it's a very good track, smashed it out in thongs no dramas. Seen some Kangaroos around, beautiful creek along the way. Need a bit of rain to have the area...More

Thank Brett S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good walk although the sign posts could be a bit more informative as to the amount of steps involved and the degree of difficulty. The hanging rock at the gorge at the end is majestic and worth pushing yourself to get there...More

Thank debton32
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Even though it was very dry when we were at the gorge the scenery, features and views were still lovely. We did the walks both on the South and North ends of the National Park. We are experienced walkers so the climbs and rock scrambling...More

Thank Dianne D
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

If you are ever in the area of Cania Gorge, highly recommend stopping in here to experience the history and nature of this area. We stayed for a week at the Big 4 (would stay again!), and did all the walks over 4 days. Dripping...More

1  Thank lau_5567
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Wear good shoes as you'll be climbing a lot of rock stairs. Also bring lots of water and definitely a camera!

Thank Bernadette O
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Cania Gorge National Park offers a range of excellent short walks in a stunning location, as well as one much longer all day walk. There is no camping in the park but commercial operators are very close by. The facilities in the park are excellent...More

1  Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We did the dragon and bloodwood caves, the lookout and the giants chair circuit. Would highly recommend. Stunning views. Done with a 7yr old and 4yr old no problem at all. Big foot was pretty boring.

Thank ScottyD88
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Stunning park and the walks were suited for most levels of fitness. Beautiful views and the top of Castle Mountain is worth the 22km hike.

1  Thank AquaRose84
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Would recommend these numerous walks for all levels of walkers. It is up to you what pace to set and admire the beautiful surrounds that nature has created.bear paw walk was one of the shortest but spectacular view of the bear paw. The walk to...More

Thank Leonie P
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The is a magical place well worth the travel time would visit again but for ease I would get accommodation in Monot another great place.

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Lyndall C
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Response from Leonie P | Reviewed this property |
Yes good access to national park. Park in the car parks near the walks you want to undertake.
29 August 2017|
Response from PhilReed186386 | Reviewed this property |
We visited in October and the weather was perfect,,warm and dry. All the Walks are way marked and easy. In hot weather choose which side of the gorge carefully to walk to give you shade. It makes a big difference. We enjoyed... More