Rain­for­est Cir­cuit

Walking New Zealand - - Australian Walks -

From the carpark on Burleigh head­land, this track heads up into the rain­for­est of Burleigh Na­tional Park. This one will stretch the calves in sec­tions but the views from Tum­gun Look­out will make it all worth­while. Catch your breath and glimpse whales dur­ing the mi­gra­tion sea­son.

The man­groves and the Burleigh Heads Na­tional Park rep­re­sent an oa­sis of wildlife right in the mid­dle of the city. On the head­land, it is not un­usual to find bush tur­keys, brah­miny kites, sea ea­gles and a va­ri­ety of fruit-eat­ing birds.

Even a few koalas re­main in the area but most ground­dwelling crea­tures have suc

Above left: Great ocean views for the track.

Below left: The track is pop­u­lar with families.

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