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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  • Springbrook is a good national park to visit if you're on the Gold Coast. A good introduction to the Queensland Hinterland if you're not up north. -Takes about 1 hr drive from both Bond Uni / Surfers ...  more »
  • This is a great day trip if your based on the GC. Easy to reach by car (approx 1h drive from Surfers Paradise). I recommend the big circuit which took me around 5h. This will give you close exposure t...  more »
  • Highly recommend everybody go and see this beautiful national park. We spent the whole day looking around and took plenty of pics.  more »
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