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Bunya Mountains National Park

where is it? about 3 hours drive
north west of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Bunya Mountains is home to the largest forest of Bunya Pines in the world.
This National Park has many walks of different degrees of difficulty.
This park is known about by the locals but not to most international toursists/backpackers..
a great place to enjoy what should be world heritage listed forest in relative solitude


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Bunya Pine Tree

this family posed in front of the trunk to show Bunya Pines can be huge



Bunya Pine Cone and nut

cones are produced once every three years, were a rich source of food for Aborigines who celebrated with feasts

 

Bunya Pine Trees have a unique cone shaped appearance

Enormous Strangler Fig Tree

look carefully, there are two people in there!

Kookaburra
hanging out near the Park Ranger's Office

 



Another Strangler Fig Tree

 

creek in the rainforest

near Paradise Falls

rainforest pool surrounded by greenery

very peaceful and meditative area
(taken on the Scenic Circuit at Dandabah)



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