There is nothing like a Dave! - Daves Creek Circuit
Binna Burra, Lamington National Park Queensland - Sat 16th March 2024

Max Participants:
12
Location:
Binna Burra, Lamington National Park Queensland
Date:
Sat 16th March 2024
Start Time:
8:00am
End Time:
1:30pm approx
Duration:
4-5 hrs
Hike Rating:
Grade 4
Distance:
12.00km approx.
Non-Member Cost:
$48.00 per person
Member Cost:
$38.00 per person
Tagged:
experienced hike
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Join Caron and Kat in the cool mountains to escape the heat. Binna Burra offers up so many choices, however the must do Daves Creek Circuit is our destination adventure.

The circuit starts at the Binna Burra Tea House and follows the border track for 2.3kms, before branching on the Daves Creek circuit track.

This well marked track passes through a variety of vegetation, including subtropical rainforest, warm temperate forest and scrubby bushland on some of the more exposed sections. The trail descends through the head of Woggunba Valley out into Daves Creek country.

We will take in magnificent views of Springbrook, Mount Hobwee, the Araucaria lookout and Numinbah Valley from Numinbah lookout. We will ensure we stop and enjoy the cool surrounds of Picnic Creek where we will serve morning tea. There are creek crossings, waterfalls and the highlight is having lunch on a rocky ridge at Surprise Rock - a volcanic dyke made of hard trachyte, which has been able to withstand erosion and sits proudly over the valley.

This park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, famed for its ongoing geological processes, evolutionary history and diversity, especially of rare, threatened and endemic species. The Lamington Spiny Crayfish is one such species. These blue freshwater crayfish can be found in many of the creeks and are a delight to encounter.

This is a relatively easy walk gaining its Grade 4 rating due to the duration of time (4 hours) on the trail. It is 12kms so a good level of fitness is ideal, however if you are venturing out into slightly longer walks then this one is a great start.

Please note: There are toilet facilities at the trail head 

Gallery

Spectacular views
Happy Hikers
Impressive hiking trails
Impressive hiking trails

Location

Please note map locations and route are approximate only

Highlights

● Waterfalls

● Panoramic Views

● Surprise Rock

● Chance spotting of the Lamington Spiny Crayfish

Includes

Adventurous Women® Walk Hosts, Caron & Kat

Home made treats from the AW QLD Pantry

Excludes

Transport to/from

Purchases from the cafe

What To Bring/Wear

- Comfortable walking shoes

- Poles (if you normally use them)

- Min 2 litres of water

- Sun protection

- Insect repellent

- Snacks & Lunch

- Thermos of tea or coffee

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 walk or tour has commenced.


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