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. Use our Yungaburra trip itinerary maker to add Curtain Fig National Park and other attractions to your Yungaburra vacation plans.
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  • Worthy of a stop and look. Puts man in perspective as how big Mother Nature is and how clever. Lots of photo opportunities. 
  • The strangler fig is such an icon in this area that individual trees have National Parks named after them and we detoured to visit this one. It was a tremendous cathedral like structure and its girth ...  more »
  • We stopped in to show our little boys the curtain fig. They loved running along the boardwalk to find it. And were interested to hear about how the fig grows. The infomation sign had good pictures the...  more »