Walks Tracks and Trails of Queensland Tropics – Derrick Stone

$49.95 inc GST.

Queensland’s tropics provide numerous environments for enjoyable walking: lush rain forests, cloud-shrouded mountains, extinct volcanoes, savanna woodlands, and magnificent beaches on the coast and Great Barrier Reef islands.

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Description

Walks Tracks and Trails of Queensland Tropics brings together more than 150 of the best walks, tracks or trails in Queensland’s tropics, located within the coastal strip between Rockhampton and Cooktown.

Walks vary from short boardwalk strolls in the lowland rain forests of Daintree National Park to 4-6 day hiking and camping trips on Hinchinbrook Island. Other routes follow old gold miners’ and forestry tracks or coaching routes or feature historical sites, rivers, lagoons, geological and geographical formations or much earlier Aboriginal communication tracks where Dreamtime stories add a further dimension.

Man-made environments of abandoned gold towns, heritage riverfronts, Art Deco streetscapes and Second World War installations also feature.

Most routes are best completed during the Dry season (May to October) and walked by moderately fit individuals.

Most do not require specialist navigation or bush craft skills. Walks, Tracks and Trails of Queensland’s Tropics highlights the best the region has to offer.

Easy-to-interpret maps are included to help you navigate, and the book’s size makes it convenient to carry in the backpack.

Additional information

Book Dimensions

172mm x 240mm

Publication Date

2016

ISBN

9781486303076

Pages

280

Binding

Soft laminated cover. Perfect bound.

Images (Colour or Mono)

Full Colour

Author / Publisher

Derrick Stone / CSIRO

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