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Granite Gorge Nature Park

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332 Paglietta Rd, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
+61 7 4093 2259
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At Granite Gorge visitors have a fantastic opportunity to get close with the wild rock wallabies in their natural habitat. You can hand feed them macropod pellets which we have available. The Mareeba unadorned rock wallabies (Petrogale inornata, Mareeba race) are rare and endangered and only seen up close here.The wallabies are unique to this area of Mareeba. They are known to be on the top of a couple of mountain ranges but this is the only place they can be seen up close and fed in the wild. Possums, 5 types of gliders, Frilled necked and other lizards, 2 types of quolls, turtles and echidnas inhabit the gorge and park area. On winter nights dingo howls can be heard way down the gorge.
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332 Paglietta Rd, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
+61 7 4093 2259
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for only one night, powered camp site with the van. Owners are friendly and facilities are very clean. It is a beautiful spot in the bush with many surrounding animals and of course the rock wallabys that you can feed from the hand....More

1  Thank Christian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I happened upon this wonderful destination, as a bird watcher. Though I only spent an hour or two there I have it on my list of places to return to and camp, as soon as possible. Lovely tent and caravan sites amidst rock wallabies and...More

1  Thank fional943
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Granite gorge nature park today. Reception very friendly and explained the walks that you do on your own. You have to sign in and once back sign off so they know you are back. Well organised tracks all have markers so you...More

1  Thank Denise M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our walk around the granite gorge and were fortunate enough to see the rock wallabies .......some even had babies. The granite gorge is amazing. There are 2 routes to take do not attempt the red trail unless you have proper hiking shoes for...More

1  Thank hidee5
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The geology of this gorge is amazing but we came to see rock wallabies. They are wild but are used to being fed so extremely tame. Not sure how I feel about feeding wild animals but they are cute. The scenery here is amazing

1  Thank Tony P
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It is just approx. 12 km from Mareeba - worth to visit! Big granite boulders, very nice walk, feeding wallabies, a lot of birds around, you can keep even lizards or snake and make beautiful photos - all in price $12 per adult (+$1 for...More

1  Thank Jellok
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

A great experience for young teenagers and adults alike. We all enjoyed the rock climbing and feeding the wallabies. An ice block at the end was vet refreshing.

1  Thank Leonie J
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The gorge itself is picturesque, but not spectacular. The real reason to come here is to hand feed the Rock Wallabies. We spent an hour feeding these charming creatures, and were lucky enough to see a mother with a joey. Most of them will eat...More

1  Thank RasputinPoole
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous time feeding the wallabies and doing the hike. People were very friendly and the views fabulous. The gentleman even showed us the snake and lizard at the end .

1  Thank Kd68Cairns_Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Beautiful scenery. Feeding the wallabies was fun. Would have loved to do the harder walk and see the dinosaur footprints however the rocks were slippery and there were no handles or anything to hold and pull yourself up, like they had elsewhere (and it wasn't...More

2  Thank Danielle L
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15 September 2017|
Response from Dianne R | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure sorry but if you look at the website if should tell you. We stayed overnight
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Response from chrissyhabermann | Reviewed this property |
Yes we all had phone coverage both with Telstra and Optus