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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  • The site is well laid out and easy to access. Panels inform you how this unusual tree is created
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  • Dragged my tired family to see this fascinating tree on the school holidays and they were not disappointed - it in fact picked up their energy levels. They were amazed with the sheer size and interest...  more »
  • Excellent boardwalk around the tree makes seeing it safe and easy. It towers above visitors. Good explanatory notices.