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Araucaria Track, Walkabout Creek Centre near The Gap

Enoggera Reservoir © Caleb Gittins

The beginning of the Araucaria Track is located at Walkabout Creek Centre near The Gap. The track is generally flat and follows the shoreline of Enoggera Dam for most of the 5 km circuit. There are 3 moderate hills so the track is classed as grade 3. This is open eucalypt forest with some hoop pines. The track follows one of the reservoir’s peninsulas.

The walk is shaded for the majority of the way and there is a cafe at the centre for those who wish to relax over coffee upon returning to the centre. Toilets are located at the centre. Wear sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen and insect repellent and carry water. Bird call will be at Walkabout Creek Centre.

Walkabout Creek Centre is located at 60 Mount Nebo Road Enoggera Reservoir Qld 4520. From Brisbane take Waterworks Road to the The Gap. Continue a short distance on Mt Nebo Road and look for the Walkabout Creek sign on the left. Turn into centre where there are 3 car parks. Meet 7 am at the entrance to the Centre.

UBD Ref Map 137 G19

  • Date and Time
    Wednesday, 30th Nov 2022
    7:00 am
  • Location
    Araucaria Track, Walkabout Creek Centre near The Gap
    60 Mount Nebo Rd, Enoggera Reservoir QLD 4520
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  • Leader
    • Alan Boardman
      0423 549 518
      abo84951@bigpond.net.au
  • Walking Grade
    Grade 3
    Formed track, some obstacles. May have short steep hills and many steps. Bushwalking experience and a moderate fitness level recommended.

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Olive-backed Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis) © Vince Bugeja