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Kondalilla National Park

 

Located at a distance of 91 kilometers to the north of Brisbane (near Montville), in the hinterland of Sunshine Coast, the Kondalilla National Park, Sunshine Coast is one of the prime Tourist Attractions in Sunshine Coast. The area where the park lies was once founded by a man called William Skene as he was searching for his lost cattle. He named it as Bon Accord and later bestowed it to the State Government of Queensland who named it as Kondalilla (which means rushing water in Aboriginal language.

The wonderful Kondalilla Falls drops over Skene Creek from an altitude of 90 meters (above sea level) to a rock pool situated below. The water which falls into the rainforest valley converts the Sunshine Coast Kondalilla National Park into a cool mountain retreat and a home for many native animals and plants. In fact, the Kondalilla National Park in Sunshine Coast, Australia is a home for five rare species of frogs which are on the verge of extinction.

The National Park of Kondalilla in Australia is over 3 square kilometers in expanse and is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS). The park is a delightful place for the nature photographers and birdwatchers. The day-use area in the park is ideal for picnic. The place also provides a nice experience to the trekkers, who walk along the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. A walk along the Rock Pools and the Picnic Creek circuit for 2 to 3 kilometers is also an experience to look forward to.


The walkers can enjoy a night-stay at the Flaxton walkers’ camp from Lake Baroon. As camping is not allowed in Kondalilla National Park, the walkers can camp at the Kenilworth State Forest, which also based on the hinterland in Sunshine Coast. Other facilities for accommodation are available in and around the towns of Maleny, Mapleton, and Montville.

Thus with all around facilities and arrangements, a visit to the Kondalilla National Park, Sunshine Coast promises to be a memorable experience.

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