Tewantin National Park, Noosa

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The Tewantin National Park is a 13 square kilometre national park in Queensland, Australia. It consists of five individual areas west of Noosa Heads in the Wide Bay-Burnett region about 115 kilometres north of Brisbane and 125 km south of Hervey Bay. The park is divided into disconnected sections within Lake Macdonald, Tinbeerwah, Tewantin and Noosaville.

The national park protects coastal rainforest, bright eucalyptus forest and the last remnants of Wallum Heath between Noosa and Cooroy. Mount Tinbeerwah (265 m) is composed of solidified lava, which was created by volcanic activity millions of years ago. In its surroundings you can find the endangered swamp stringybark (Eucalyptus conglomerata) with its many trunks, gray, fibrous bark and bunches of white flowers.

Many amphibians live in the park, including the nearly endangered tusked frog (Adelotus brevis) and the endangered or threatened green-thighed frog, wallum froglet, and giant barred frog. About 70 different bird species have been observed in the park, including the almost endangered red-browed treecreeper.
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  • Nice park, nice forest, but cannot find natural old growth forest that has never been cleared or logged 
    Nice park, nice forest, but cannot find natural old growth forest that has never been cleared or logged  more »
  • Decided to visit this scenic lookout after visiting Cooroy. Definitely worth the side trip and the views are spectacular from the top. Approximately 400 metres from car park up a well maintained walk....  more
    Decided to visit this scenic lookout after visiting Cooroy. Definitely worth the side trip and the views are spectacular from the top. Approximately 400 metres from car park up a well maintained walk....  more »
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  • Lovely walk ,great views. Very easy to do with mild fitness.
  • Fantastic REWARD AT THE END OF A RELATIVELY EASY AS WALK TO THE TOP OF THE TRACK... AMAZING SPECIAL AS 360° VIEW FROM THERE... THOUGH WOULD have been GREAT for there to have been an INFORMATIVE MAP OF WHAT/WHERE the OUTLOOK SIGHTS WERE up at THE LOOK OUT....

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