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CON­DAMINE Gorge and Kil­lar­ney are a lit­tle over two hours’ drive south-west of Bris­bane. The falls and gorge loop is around 45km long and takes a cou­ple of hours to en­joy. Cul­len­dore Sta­tion is an­other 30km south-west of Kil­lar­ney, just across the NSW bor­der on Cul­len­dore Creek Road. Ac­cess is via the Mount Lin­de­say High­way.


The quaint vil­lage of Kil­lar­ney has most fa­cil­i­ties and sup­plies fuel, food and work­shop re­pairs. If trav­el­ling out to Cul­len­dore, make sure you have am­ple fuel and food. Phone ser­vice is patchy around Kil­lar­ney and Cul­len­dore and there is none in the gorge.


The Con­damine Gorge drive is suited for most high­clear­ance 4WDS, de­pend­ing on wa­ter lev­els. Gen­er­ally it takes an hour with­out stops. Cul­len­dore Sta­tion has nearly 20km of trails and is suited for soft-road­ers and 4WDS.


Whether you have a cam­per, off-road van, tent or swag there are plenty of camp­sites avail­able at Cul­len­dore for groups. There are se­cluded sites in sev­eral dif­fer­ent ar­eas. Flush­ing toi­lets, fire bins and hot show­ers are sup­plied. Fire­wood is avail­able from the of­fice.


Tourist in­for­ma­tion can be found at Kil­lar­ney’s co-op, where you can pick up leaflets and cur­rent con­di­tions. Also check vol­un­teer web­site: kil­lar­ney. for lo­cal info. For in­for­ma­tion on Cul­len­dore Sta­tion, call Stu­art or Wendy on 0459 901538, or visit: www.cul­len­

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