Lamington National Park Hike: Exploring Upper Ballanjui Falls
For those eager to experience the beauty of the Australian wilderness, Lamington National Park offers an array of hikes, whether you’re an experienced trekker or just looking for a casual stroll. On my latest Lamington National Park hike I explored the serene landscapes of Binna Burra, uncovering the myriad of trails, cascading waterfalls, and the vibrant wildlife of Lamington National Park. Let’s embark on a journey and find the best hikes in Lamington National Park that will reconnect you with nature without any pretension or complexity.
Embarking on an early journey to Binna Burra in the Gold Coast hinterland, you can spot native wildlife like koalas and wallabies, enhancing the hiking experience right from the start. The trail resonates with the melodies of various bird species, including the elusive lyrebirds, making the nature walk more enchanting.
Upper Ballanjui Falls trail is a straightforward 10-12 km ‘out and back’ journey starting from Binna Burra’s top car park. It integrates multiple trails, including the Boarder Track and the Ship’s Stern Circuit walk, offering glimpses of several exquisite waterfalls such as Ballanjui Cascades, Booboora Falls, and Yabbraboola Falls. Each waterfall has its designated detour, ensuring a well-marked, hassle-free experience.
While the Upper Ballanjui Falls grants mesmerizing views of the valley during this Lamington National Park hike, it hides the actual waterfall from view, prompting further exploration through other trails like the Lower Ballanjui Falls, which unveils the bottom of the waterfall, enriching the Lamington National Park hike experience.
Lamington National Park, with its rich biodiversity and magnificent waterfalls, offers an uncomplicated, enriching escape for everyone. Whether you prefer short walks or more intensive hikes, Lamington National Park has something to satisfy every nature lover. Explore, enjoy, and immerse yourself in the simplistic beauty of one of Australia’s natural treasures.
Did you like this article?
If you are interested in these types of articles, please follow to get my up to date blog posts!
If you really, really enjoyed this video and blog article feel free to support my channel by buying me a coffee – https://www.buymeacoffee.com/stevenjoelco