Curtain Fig National Park, Yungaburra
(4.7/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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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  • A great spectacle of a tree ,well presented with well maintained boardwalk . Not crowded and well worth a visit. This tree was amazing and easy to get to . 
  • The tree was about 50' from the car park. There was a wooden walkway to it that circled the tree. There was a sign that explains how the tree was formed. The tree itself was large. It was an easy stop...  more »
  • The boardwalk to this incredible tree is just lovely. The wildlife is in abundance and if you are lucky you just might see a tree kangaroo. Do NOT miss this attraction if you go to the Atherton Tablel...  more »