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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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“rock wallabies” (122 reviews)
“wallaby food” (13 reviews)
“on the rocks” (10 reviews)
332 Paglietta Rd, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
+61 7 4093 2259
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Faced with another wet and cloudy day in Port Douglas we opted to visit Granite Gorge thanks to a reply to a post I added in the PD Forum asking for ideas on things to do. Unlike PD the weather was beautiful. Being midweek in...More

1  Thank Haggis_Supper
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

What a treasure this place is, real, untouched Australia, at its best. $12 pp entry fee is well worth it. Wear trainers/sneakers so you can do the full walk around and over the giant boulders. The views are great and we spied vibrant blue dragonflies,...More

1  Thank MissyD000
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

My partner and I just spent four nights staying in a camper trailer at the Granite Gorge Nature Park....we loved it..staying during the week meant there were not many others staying there so we really enjoyed the quiet. The swimming area was so refreshing, a...More

Thank LeanneLH72
Reviewed 8 November 2017 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 3 November 2017

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

2  Thank fional943
Reviewed 2 November 2017 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 28 October 2017 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
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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
28 April 2017|
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Response from chrissyhabermann | Reviewed this property |
Yes we all had phone coverage both with Telstra and Optus