Curtain Fig National Park, Yungaburra

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See one of the largest and oldest trees in Queensland at Curtain Fig National Park, the region’s best known tourist attraction. This tree belongs to the strangler fig species, which normally germinate on top of another tree and eventually "strangle" the host tree. This unusual tree, however, tilted toward the host tree, with roots hanging down and to create enormous curtains. These aerial roots drop 15 meters (49 ft) to the ground, allowing the fig to feed directly from the soil. A wooden boardwalk around the tree allows visitors to see and photograph this 500-year-old giant from all sides. Using our online itinerary creator, Yungaburra attractions like Curtain Fig National Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you only have time for one fig see this one.Most impressive and easily accessible. Include Lake Barrine in your daytrip as closeby.  more »
  • It does look different and special, we came early in the morning and still chill. A boardwalk takes less than ten minutes only no need to wear a walking shoe  more »
  • The Curtain Fig National Park is renowned for its tallest fig tree in the world. It is huge. It can’t take a complete picture of the fig tree. Information panels explain about this fig tree as well as...  more »
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  • It's a very short walk but worth it for this monumental tree. It's also an easy walk with Boardwalk all around it and explanatory sign telling you about the tree itself. There are no facilities there apart from the car park and the signs.
  • Great spot for either a quick visit to see the tree or a longer visit to enjoy the park. I’ve made Curtain Fig Tree a regular stop whenever I’m taking friends to show off the tablelands. It is an easy walk from the car park and was more impressive than I had originally expected. The first time I saw the curtain fig tree I admit I had pretty low expectations. It’s huge! I don’t want to get your hopes up, so keep in mind you’re stopping to see a giant tree, but it’s way more impressive than any roadside tourist trap like Australia’s largest Banana, or the world’s largest lawnmower. Takes less than 10mins to stop and see the curtain fig tree. Do yourself a favour and turn in.
  • Loved it. You need to visit at night. It's a totally different atmosphere...
  • Tucked in a small pocket of rainforest that seems to be in the middle of nowhere is this giant fig tree. Just a quick drive from Yungaburra its a great spot to visit. Doesn't take very long as well so a quick stop and you are off on more adventures!
  • Very interesting & unique place. Beautiful scenery and plenty of information about the place.
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