Accommodation in Lamington National Park
Lamington National Park is known for its natural beauty, rainforests, birdlife, waterfalls, walking tracks and stunning mountain views. Most of the park is situated 900 meters above sea level and only 30 kilometers from the ocean.
50 km inland from the Gold Coast is the Lamington National Park, one of the most beautiful national parks in Queensland. Here you can take long and short walks, explore the beautiful nature and observe many birds and other animals. The park is on the World Heritage List.
The park is located about 100 km south of Brisbane. The mountainous area is part of the MacPherson Ranges. The park, covering an area of 205 square kilometers, is situated on a plateau 900 meters above sea level. The park is characterized by rugged mountains, waterfalls, mountain streams, rainforest and a unique flora and fauna.
In Laminington park are two places where you can stay, Binna Burra and O’Reileys. You can go hiking from both places through the park. There are over 160 miles of trails laid out. The Border Track connects O’Reileys with Binna Burra. At the visitor from Binna Burra is a campsite and a “treetop walk” which you can walk among the treetops.
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