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Pretty walk no matter when

Easy. Simply leave the car at Capt Cook memorial and stroll through some lovely bush trails with... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Gold Coast, Australia
Easy walking with nice view

Unfortunately we didn't see many butterflies but all 10 people in our group ranging from 3-66yrs... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Leah joy N
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1770 Headland The Esplanade, Seventeen Seventy, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got a bit lost at first, the walk was alright, only saw like 2 butterflies (I think it was the wrong season) so the walk was pretty average, nothing exciting happened.....

Thank rmorris8123
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Easy. Simply leave the car at Capt Cook memorial and stroll through some lovely bush trails with views that Capt Cook would have loved. Well he did travel 18 months to get there 😉

Thank deanorip
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Lovely walk, need good shoes, great for nature lovers. Take water and sun screen if hot. Butterflies all year round in varying amounts.

Thank EimsM-C
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Really enjoyed this walk along and up the headland. Varying types of landscape, from cooler forested areas and dryer open plain. Saw many butterflies in a damp gully, and a few bush turkeys. Rewarded with a trickier climb to the front headland with spotting a...More

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 12 July 2018

An easy walk with spectacular views. Casual shoes, sunny's and a hat are all that are required on this beautiful coastal walk. Highly recommend.

Thank Pinny K
Reviewed 27 June 2018

It is a little walk from the Cook monument to the carpark. Nothing was special when I was there, did not see any butterlflyes.

Thank Max K
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Didn’t see many butterflies but the views over 1770 were worth the short walk and great photo opportunities!

Thank Rachael L
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't see many butterflies but all 10 people in our group ranging from 3-66yrs found it to be an easy walk with nice views at the end.

Thank Leah joy N
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Stunning views on this walk and butterflies everywhere. Short track in a loop great for all ages. Don’t need to be fit but it is uphill to get to the lookout platforms. Definitely worth doing.

Thank Cassie D
Reviewed 18 December 2017

My family and I loved this walk. It was different and interesting and just stunningly beautiful. Short and easy for the kids. There had been rain, so a few spots were underwater, but only our feet got wet!

Thank lexikate90
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14 October 2017|
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Response from angelabeano | Reviewed this property |
Abut 20 - 30 mins
chris b
8 July 2017|
Response from Smod75 |
I’m no expert in this area or insects for that matter however for subtropical areas April, May, June are peak season for a butterfly