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Hinchinbrook Island

Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
+61 419 712 577
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“day hike” (2 reviews)
Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
+61 419 712 577
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This walk is the bucket list for Australian hikers and justifiably so. Its a great 4+ day walk across the east coast of Hinchinbrook Island National Park. We went at the end of the dry season, so the potentially nasty river crossings and endless bogs...More

Thank SteveCairns
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Walked the trail a while back and was difinatley worth it a must see when I cardwell or lacinda .. don't miss

Thank lucas d
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Fantastic hike. Beautiful scenery and places to swim along the way. Terrain was undulating with few steep climbs and varied from beach, rock hopping, roots, mangroves and creek crossings. John from Absolute North Charters was very accommodating and has essential knowledge and experience that he...More

Thank Annie C
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We headed across for a 4 night / 5 day hike at the start of September. What a place – the hiking is relatively easy but as speccy as you’ll find. Taking the longer boat trip from Lucinda at the start was awesome – it...More

2  Thank MrFlames
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had to tick this hike off our bucket list and had heard great reviews from friends who had done the Thorsborne Trail... and it didn't disappoint. We (2 adults and a 12 year old) decided to take 6 days/ 5 nights for the hike...More

1  Thank Blondieblue77
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Recently completed the trail with 8 friends, all middle aged with differing levels of fitness. The most challenging thing I have ever attempted in my life but the wonderful memories I have brought back with me has been worth it. Highly recommend however my advice...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Hitchenbrook island is beautiful and the hike is well worth it. Excellent walk full of fresh water holes, waterfalls, stunning beaches and lots of varied native trees and shrubs. Recommend Hitchenbrook island cruises for boat transfers.

Thank Stacy_create
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful island and place to explore, we had our own boat and fished around Hinchinbrook with the mountains as the back drop amazing views. Kind regards

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is the "papa-bear" of the Great Barrier Reef islands. Its completely uninhabited with a limit of 40 people permitted to stay at any one time to protect the island's Biodiversity. Camping gear packed, boots strapped-on we tackled the 32 km Thorsborne Trail. The scenery...More

Thank Eli B
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My wife and I did the Thorsborn trail to celebrate our 50ths. A slice of nature beauty at its best, fantastic hike and opportunity to get of the grid! Due to heavy rain the week before it was more challenging than expected but the track...More

Thank Darren W
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Response from kerry d | Reviewed this property |
Cardwell info centre Address: 142 Victoria St, Cardwell QLD 4849 Phone: (07) 4066 8601 Hours: Open today · 8:30am–5pm
10 July 2016|
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Response from kerry d | Reviewed this property |
Hey the island is just there you can see it from the mainland is is soo magical we thought we had landed in Scotland ... but for the heat ..... as far as i know you have to stay overnight and most likely camp the island has... More
Lesley B
30 June 2016|
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Response from Darren W | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure Hinchinbrook Island Cruises or Absolute North Charters could work something out for you but be warned it isn't cheap. Our return (drop of and pick up) was $190 each. They may want more to do it in the same day as... More