Wow, a 2000km hiking track – The Dreaming Trails – Cape York Australia

The Dreaming Trails - location in Australia

Tweet Want to help plan a new multi-day wilderness hike? Interested in shaping the facilities for a 2000km multi day trek? Want to help design the next great walk being planned in Australia? This is your chance to have some input into the newly planned Dreaming Trails in Far North Queensland, Australia From the official […]

Thorsborne Trail – Hinchinbrook Island

Tweet Just arrived back in Cairns after completing the Thorsborne Trail. Have decided to post a few pictures of this beautiful place. Words and more editing to follow!! The Start View from Clare and Tom’s tent first morning Zoe Falls – top with Zoe Bay in distance Zoe Falls – swimming pool at base Local […]

Hinchinbrook Island – Thorsborne Trail – Day 4

Tweet Leg: Little Ramsay Bay to Nina Bay Distance: 3.6 km Maximum Elevation: 74m Time taken: 1-2 hrs Today was almost a rest day as we only had to cover a short distance. It was up late, a wander on the beach and then we packed up and were away by 1030. The travelling was […]

Hinchinbrook Island – Thorsborne Trail – Zoe Bay to Little Ramsay Bay

Tweet Leg: Zoe Bay to Little Ramsay Bay Distance: 10.4km Maximum Elevation: 90 metres Time: about 6 hrs but at a slow pace with lots of stops We got on the track quite early as this is one of the longer legs of the Thorsborne Trail. The first part of the track is along the […]

Hinchinbrook Island – Thorsborne Trail – Day 2

Tweet Leg: Sunken Island Reef to Zoe Bay Distance: 6.9.km Maximum Elevation: 232 metres The sunrise was wonderful at Sunken Island Reef and the shot below from Clare and Tom’s tent showcases it beautifully. Clare’s pack can be seen hanging from our rat rope, which is effectively a strong (but light) rope threaded length wise […]

Hinchinbrook Island – Thorsborne Trail – Day 1

Tweet Leg: George Point to Sunken Island Reef Distance: 9.5 km Maximum Elevation: 120 metres Following a very early start we were all keen to get on the Thorsborne Trail and start the walk. The group comprised 3 experienced walkers, one who had walked a “few” years ago, a 16yo with 2 walks under his […]

Planning the Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island

Tweet A small party of us will be doing the Thorsborne Trail from south ( George Point ) to north (Ramsay Bay) in late September. The Trail is on Hinchinbrook Island, which is midway between Cairns and Townsville, in Far North Queensland (FNQ to the locals). The map below shows the Island’s location and the […]