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Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail

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by Kevin Liepins (subscribe)
A lover of Brisbane, the wonderful Wynnum Manly Bayside, and and the beautiful Scenic Rim. A freelance writer always looking for the new and quirky places and events in my own backyard.
Published August 16th 2020
Spectacular mountain & sea views
Spectacular views of the Coral Sea and Low Isles and the Daintree Rainforest can be enjoyed by taking the Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail.

 Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail;
Four Mile Beach


The 1.5km trail links Four Mile Beach and Rex Smeal Park in Port Douglas with majestic views of Four Mile Beach and the rainforest-clad mountain ranges to the south.

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Mountain views


The trail can be accessed both from Rex Smeal Park and Four Mile Beach with many outlooks and viewing platforms with one proving 180-degree views to the Coral Sea, Low Isles and Snapper Island to the north.

Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail;
Majestic views


The walk begins with the Low Isles Lighthouse viewing platform located on the corner where Wharf and Island Point Roads meet.

Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail
Lighthouse welcome


There are a number of wooden steps which anyone with a reasonable degree of fitness can navigate. Most of the walk is in shade but it will be hot and humid in summer.

Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail;
Steps to a View


The walk from Rex Smeal Park takes you under spectacular fig trees and provides an accessible view of the Daintree mountains.

Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail;
Fig Trees


Parking is available at both Rex Smeal Park and Four Mile Beach with historic signage along the route.

Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail
Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail

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Why? Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail
When: All year
Phone: 1800 026 318
Where: Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail - 6 Dixie St, Port Douglas QLD 4877
Cost: Free to attend
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