Brahminy walkers’ camp to Dutgee walkers’ camp
Distance 18.8 km
Brahminy walkers’ camp to Dutgee walkers’ campDistance: 20.3km
Time suggested: Allow 7hrs walking time
Grade: Grade 4 walking track
Walk over high dunes through scribbly gum woodland and blackbutt forest. Glimpse Lake Cootharaba to the west, and enjoy 360 degree views of sweeping coastal landscapes. You’ll be pleasantly surprised to stumble upon a small patch of shady rainforest along this route. Test your navigation skills with the 1km crossing of the Cooloola Sandpatch and then be rewarded by awe-inspiring views of the upper Noosa River lakes and hinterland ranges. Follow the track as it descends onto heath plains, and then winds alongside the upper Noosa River to Dutgee walkers’ camp. The site (locally known as Log Landing) is now a protected cultural site; the logs are part of timber cut during the mid-1900s. On calm days, admire the surface reflections on the river which perfectly mirror the surrounding landscape. Do not climb on the decaying logs at this camp site serious injury.
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Basic Equipment for Hiking
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Blister kit
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.
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