Springbrook National Park, Springbrook

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The Springbrook National Park is a protected national park that is located in the Gold Coast hinterland of Queensland, Australia. The 6197ha park is situated on the McPherson Range, near Springbrook, approximately south of Brisbane. The park is part of the Shield Volcano Group of the UNESCO World Heritagelisted Gondwana Rainforests of Australia.In December 1994, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee officially extended the area now known as the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area over the Scenic Rim (including Main Range, Mount Barney, Lamington and Springbrook National Parks and Goomburra Forest Reserve) and the rainforests of northern New South Wales. In 2007 the areas of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia were added to the Australian National Heritage List. The park is part of the Scenic Rim Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance in the conservation of several species of threatened birds.In 2009 as part of the Q150 celebrations, the Springbrook National Park was announced as one of the Q150 Icons of Queensland for its role as a "Natural attraction".
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  • There are two walks here that I really love. The Warrie Creek circuit is 17 km so not for everyone but it does pass some beautiful waterfalls and spectacular views. A shorter walk but also very beauti...  more »
  • Lots of activities to do in Springbrook if you are into the outdoors. A beautiful park, easy to spend a number of days here.  more »
  • It's a 1 hour drive from the Gold Coast, but totally worth it! Doing this without a car would be challenging, so that's a must. We did the twin falls circuit easily in 90 minutes with plenty of time f...  more »

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