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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  • Nature at its finest, magestic and magnificent rainforest with lots of hidden wildlife every time I’ve been  more »
  • We very much enjoyed our stop at Curtain Fig NP and the walk around the Fig Tree. Take your time and enjoy the birds and butterflies. We saw both the Cairns Birdwing and Ulysses butterflies a real tre...  more »
  • Also saw a Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo and many species of birds. The short timber board walk is suitable for people with walking difficulties.  more »

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