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Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate

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Flinders Peak Bushwalk

Quite a steep hike with very little flats, some of the trail is over big rocks - this climb is not... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Brisbane, Australia
Great Hikes.

This park is great for all as there are several walks available. Great for photography as well as... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Daryl N
Brisbane, Australia
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“an easy walk”(2 reviews)
“picnic area”(2 reviews)
“gravel road”(2 reviews)
This large conservation estate features a range of trails showcasing spectacular views over the distinctive valleys and peaks from the Scenic Rim to the bay islands. Visitors to the Conservation Estate can take in the natural wonders of the area...more
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Carmichaels Road | Hardings Paddock Picnic Area, Purga, Ipswich, Queensland 4306, Australia
+61 7 3810 6666
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I recently completed the trail to the top of Flinders Peak. The view from the summit is simply spectacular... we could see the Brisbane skyline and Moreton Bay. This view, along with the sense of achievement in making it to the top,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Let me start with the toilets. I have used many a drop toilet - they're never an enjoyable experience, but I have never flat-out refused to go near one until yesterday. This cess-pit was almost overflowing - the refuse was very close to the top...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank travelling_bumblebee
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Beautiful surroundings sadly ruined by trash and full bins. Still great for some walks and picnics, canoeing and fishing and photography

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Catherine v
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

A really cool hike, that is challenging and has a great view along the way and at the top! There is about a 10min drive on a gravel road leading to the starting at the picnic area/car park (toilets and bbqs there). Its an easy...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank tamsin6394
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

lovely spot for bush camping just south of ipswich. offers a number of hiking trails. for the more adventurous try the long hike to flinders peak. google the estate for info as ipswich council produce a very good pamphlet

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Quite a steep hike with very little flats, some of the trail is over big rocks - this climb is not for the faint-hearted and I would suggest a decent level of fitness to be able to complete the climb. There is quite alot of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank EHB8
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My husband & I decided to hike up to the top of a Flinders Peak recently. We had heard of this hike through friends & thought we would give it a go. To get to the start of the walk you head out by car...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank LynetteS154
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This park is great for all as there are several walks available. Great for photography as well as getting into the great outdoors. Many birds and other wildlife. Also horse trails are available.More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Daryl N
DiscoverIpswich, Public Relations Manager at Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

Hi DarylN294. It's been a long time coming, but thanks for posting the first review of Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate. We are happy to read that your a fan of the estate. It is a well kept secret and, as you said, is proving popular with...More

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