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Djiru National Park

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Lacey Creek walk - nice, pleasant walk with wildlife!

Cassowaries? Snakes? Pythons? Butterflies? You name it, it is here. I came on a hot summer's day... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Cairns, Australia
Short rainforest stroll

We did the short walk which is just over 1km! Very scenic rainforest. Easy walk there are toilets... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
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El Arish Mission Beach Road, Wongaling Beach, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

Cassowaries? Snakes? Pythons? Butterflies? You name it, it is here. I came on a hot summer's day in February and did the 1.5km loop walk through the Djiru National Park rainforest at Lacey Creek day use area (carpark is on the left as you head...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank WorldTravla7
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This is true cassowary forest and you can CYCLE through it, all the way along the Musgrave Track, which connects you to the beautiful, peaceful Licuala Day Use area on the southern side of this massive park. Take your water with you!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We did the short walk which is just over 1km! Very scenic rainforest. Easy walk there are toilets and a BBQ in the carpark.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Suziemil
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Here i walked the 9km musgravea trail from Lacey creek trail I went alone but thats not reccommended as im an experiencec walker and prefer to take photos at my own pace and explore places others wouldnt go Having said that if hou ddcide to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank Leigh M
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I was keen to do the longer 6km track however I was on my own and it didn't look as if anyone had done it in awhile so I opted for the 1.1km round trip Track that takes you through some beautiful rainforest. An easy...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank aymeh
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I visited two trails at this national park, the Licuala fan palm forest trail and the Lacey trail. Both are worthwhile and are not difficult or overly long. These trails are free attractions. Licuala fan palm walk A beautiful short (1.2 km) walk on a...More

Date of experience: November 2016
9  Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The positives about Djiru National Park is that it is obviously a free activity but it has a high level of accessibility in that it incorporates walks that are not to strenuous and it identifies the half way points giving those the option to turn...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Fiona G
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Djiru National Park and all its various incarnations around Mission Beach is a must for those who love tropical birds and butterflies. Numerous tracks of varying length can be easily found. The forest has recovered from its last cyclone, with only a few topless emergent...More

Date of experience: September 2016
5  Thank Andrew P
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