Eungella National Park
Many visitors head to the mist-shrouded rainforested mountains of Eungella National Park with one thing in mind—the chance to see the unique and intriguing platypus in its natural environment. Enjoy the calm and stillness at Broken River around dusk as you wait with bated breath for a glimpse. The platypus is just one of the many kinds of wildlife for which this national park is famous. Extensive walking tracks allow you to explore both subtropical and tropical rainforest, and magnificently-rugged gorges. Enjoy a bush picnic under a red gum or huge swamp mahogany, or be surprised by the diverse wildlife during spotlighting at night. Look out for brushtail possums, gliders and tawny frogmouths and listen for the secretive Eungella tinkerfrogs, which are found only here.
Location and getting there
80km NW of Mackay. Access from Mackay is via Marian on the Mackay-Eungella Road.
Visitor facilities and opportunities
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