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Granite Gorge Nature Park, Mareeba

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A wide-ranging, attractive, and well-organized nature park and visitor center, Granite Gorge Nature Park affords you the opportunity to observe indigenous species, such as rock wallabies and possums, as well as to safely explore the local wilderness. Several swimming holes and paths are marked out, so the park offers plenty of scope for those preferring to wander rather than interact with the wildlife. You can also camp on location at this lush, picturesque park, and avail yourself of the center’s shower and kitchen facilities. Using our custom trip planner, Mareeba attractions like Granite Gorge Nature Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was the first time that we have ever been so close to a wallaby. They would come right up and eat out of your hand. The owner was extremely nice and walked us through the property map. We... 
    This was the first time that we have ever been so close to a wallaby. They would come right up and eat out of your hand. The owner was extremely nice and walked us through the property map. We...  more »
  • A beautifal place to visit. Not too many wallabies around (perhaps because I only had a camera and no food offerings?), but they looked happy and healthy. You need a reasonable amount of fitness to.....  more
    A beautifal place to visit. Not too many wallabies around (perhaps because I only had a camera and no food offerings?), but they looked happy and healthy. You need a reasonable amount of fitness to.....  more »
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  • A gorgeous gorge, well worth the small fee per person. We did the extended trek, only 90 minutes total with some grade 4 scrambling over and sliding down rocks. Good shoes and free hands a must.
  • Superb setting. Fascinated by the hollow sounding boulders. Would like to see non native pink flowering plants removed from site asap before they spread. Was dismayed to see caged animals in reception, especially the cockatoos. No need. However, the water was delicious, so cool for swimming. Bird life abundant. The campsite looked very natural with plenty of water views

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