Granite Gorge Nature Park, Mareeba

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A wide-ranging, attractive, and well-organized nature park and visitor center, Granite Gorge Nature Park affords you the opportunity to observe indigenous species, such as rock wallabies and possums, as well as to safely explore the local wilderness. Several swimming holes and paths are marked out, so the park offers plenty of scope for those preferring to wander rather than interact with the wildlife. You can also camp on location at this lush, picturesque park, and avail yourself of the center’s shower and kitchen facilities. Use our Mareeba tourist route planner to add Granite Gorge Nature Park and other attractions to your Mareeba vacation plans.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Camped the night for $28 (unp) which includes access to swimming holes, gorge walks, plentiful native & farm animals, some which you can feed/pat/hold. Neat amenities with great hot showers, excellent...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    I would never have known this place if my friends in Mareeba had not told me about it. They knew that I love nature and animals and that I wanted an up-close contact with them, so they suggested that ...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    What an amazing place to stop for a couple of days. There is camping, rock pool swimming and walking trails over the granite rocks with trinkling of water over rocks from underground water holes. Saw ...  more »
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  • I have lived here for a few months very great quiet place, good cleaners, would recommend better water for showering, other then that great place
  • Well marked walking trails with heaps of wild life. Very beautiful.
  • Well marked walking path, wild tame tree kangaroos to feed and beautiful landscapes
  • We camped overnight at Granite Gorge. There was plenty of room for camping, the grounds were maintained and there are beautiful non powered sites by the creek. The Granite boulder walks are good fun, but the grade 4 part is for adventurous and reasonably fit people only. Plenty of time wildlife, I had a rock wallaby sit on my lap at one point. Amazing value for money compared to other nature Parks that I have been to.
  • Worth the detour. We fed rock wallabies, saw a snake and some impressive scenery.

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