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Girraween National Park, Ballandean

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The dramatic, forlorn landscapes of Girraween National Park serve as home to a wide variety of vibrant plants and roaming animals. Granite boulders, rushing streams, waterfalls, and forest areas are the hallmarks of this diverse, picturesque national park. Walking trails traverse the park. Add Girraween National Park to your Ballandean travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Ballandean vacation generator.
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  • We chose to go for a walk one morning after an indulgent day prior. Nice easy walks on the trail we did and beautiful views. You will want a decent pair of shoes and the sinage to the start of the tri...  more »
  • We do a lot of walking in national Parks and this has to be one of the best we have ever visited. The paths are well maintained and sign posted with several different levels of fitness required. Highl...  more »
  • The park has many hiking trails to discover. The trails we were on had nicely groomed paths and were easy to hike. We didnt cover all of them due to time constraints. It can be a little difficult with...  more »
  • It's a wonderful national park with unique countryside. Lots of easy walks and the climb up the pyramid is well worth it for the fit and able. The campsite is well maintained and has excellent facilities. Unfortunately it's a bit of a victim of its own success as it attracts large numbers of visitors and campers so that it starts to feel like a caravan park. Also, If you find yourself at the campsites far from the showers you don't get a BBQ. We made a fire on the gravel but received a notice from the rangers to not do it again. This really sucked the fun out the following evenings. They really need to build fire pits at each campsite.
  • Kid loved the National Park, and riding around the camp ground on their bikes. The amenities block was clean and modern and the 4 min hot showers were satisfying. Great place to grab some fresh air do some bush walks and camp. I think it would be a little better when the creeks are flowing.
  • Heaps of different sized camp sites at Bald Rock. The 4 minute hot showers are amazing. Great hiking trails and amenities.
  • Some really picturesque walks. The Pyramid and Boulder Arch tracks can be done in a few hours. The signage could be better in some areas. I suggest taking a copy of a map, which can be obtained from the information centre.
  • Spectacular scenery during well maintained bush walks. Great camping. Worth a visit during all seasons as there is always something to enjoy. Wild flowers in spring, swimming in water holes in summer, very little humidity, and cold in winter. Vineyards and really lovely people everywhere. Can't wait to return. I fall in love with this part of the world a little more each time I visit.