Long Weekend Lower Portals Hike
Mt Barney National Park Queensland - Mon 3rd May 2021

Max Participants:
12
Location:
Mt Barney National Park Queensland
Date:
Mon 3rd May 2021
Start Time:
8:00am
End Time:
11:30am
Duration:
3 hours appr
Non-Member Cost:
$20.00 per person
Member Cost:
$15.00 per person
Tagged:
hike lunch walk
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Distance: 7.5 Km return
Difficulty: Moderate with some steep sections

The track begins from a small parking and information area and winds through open bushland filled with xanthorrhoea (grasstree) and eucalypts such as the mallee ash (Eucalyptus codonocarpa) a species under threat in the region.
* If you spot any large xanthorrhoea, chances are they have been growing since before Europeans came to Australia. 

After about an hour and a half of walking we will enter a lush gully that is home to the Lower Portals. Here, we will walk along the creek bank and take in the many large rock pools that are filled with crystalline water - it can be pretty cold in the Autumn/Winter months but is still worth taking a quick dip to cool off and revitalise for the walk back.

Pack your lunch for a picnic by the big pools.

Gallery

Lower Portals
Barney creek image by Shatkins wikiloc
Portals walk
Mt Barney Summit Image courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland
Track views

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Highlights

● Grass trees & Mallee Ash

● Beautiful views

● Crystal clear rock pools

● A chilly dip ?

Includes

Experienced Bush Walking Guides

Insurances

Photo's of your day on the trail

Excludes

Lunch

Transport to/from the walk

What To Bring/Wear

- Water to suit the day (2-3 litres)

- Sturdy shoes/boots with good grip

- Sun Hat, Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellent

- Binoculars and camera (optional)

- Snacks and lunch

- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions

- Personal Medication/First Aid kit

- Walking Poles (optional)

- Tissues / Wet Ones (for toilet breaks in the bush)

- Something to carry your rubbish out (nothing gets left behind Leave No Trace)

Cancellation & Refunds

Notice of cancellation must be in writing, with an email as an acceptable form of communication, directly to Adventurous Women with the following conditions:

  • 7 days + prior to departure - Full Refund
  • 6 days or less - Full Refund if replacement can be found
  • Within 24 hours - No Refund
No refund is available after departure of a tour has commenced.

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