Great Walks Of Australia is excited to announce the Scenic Rim Trail – one of the Great Walks Of Australia – is now an all-new five-day guided walking experience and open for bookings for departures from April 2020.
Presented by Spicers Retreats, the new, expanded 50 km Scenic Rim Trail is one of QLD’s biggest ever eco-tourism projects and allows hikers to experience more of the regions majestic World Heritage Listed Gondwana rainforests and sweeping volcanic plateaus.
Located 1.5 hours from Brisbane, the Scenic Rim Trail runs from Spicers Thornton View Nature Refuge, to Spicers Peak Nature Refuge, and through the Main Range National Park. As well spectacular views and getting up close with the native flora and fauna, other highlights guests will experience include ascending the Mistake Mountain range and the chance to visit an onsite koala monitoring centre.
Delivered with Spicers’ famed hospitality, guests will stay in a variety of deluxe accommodation, including brand new eco-cabins, and enjoy gourmet food and wine.
The walk has been the vision of Spicers’ owner and keen nature enthusiast, Jude Turner, for over 20 years.
“Having grown up in this region, my passion has always been to share it with others,” Mrs Turner said. “Travellers who enjoy guided luxury walking holidays such as those found in other states will have the option to book the Spicers Scenic Rim Trail, a world-class luxury ecotourism experience and the first of its kind in Queensland.”
The new 5-day walk is priced at AUD $3,190pp twin share, all inclusive. Guests are also able to combine the new 5-day and the existing 2-day walk for a 70km/7-day experience.Liz O’Rourke, Executive Officer, Great Walks of Australia
www.greatwalksofaustralia.com.au / www.spicersretreats.com/scenic-rim-trail
Great Walks Of Australia: Great Walks of Australia highlight the best guided walks in Australia, with coastal, inland and outback trails, exclusive accommodation, local food and wine, and expert guides. Since its inception in 2012, Great Walks of Australia has continued to gain new member walks, increase brand awareness and champion Australia’s walking tourism industry in domestic and international markets.
Members By State:
Northern Territory: Classic Larapinta Trek in Comfort. Queensland: Scenic Rim Trail. South Australia: The Arkaba Walk and Murray River Walk. Tasmania: Freycinet Experience Walk, The Maria Island Walk, Cradle Mountain Huts Walks, Bay Of Fires Lodge Walk and Three Capes Lodge Walk. Victoria: Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk. NSW/Lord Howe Island: Seven Peaks Walk. Western Australia: Margaret River Cape To Cape Walk.