Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area- Eastern SectionCurrently Open
- Address: Shelter Road, off Brisbane Road, Coombabah, Gold Coast., Australia
- Timings: 06:15 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: 07-55816722
- Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
- Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Wildlife Sanctuary , Wildlife Park, Nature, Bird Watching
Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area protects over 1000 hectares of one of the last remnants of lowland coastal habitat on the Gold Coast. It is part of the southern section of Moreton Bay Marine Park, and its international significance has been recognised by the United Nations, through designation as a Ramsar protected wetland. In addition to its diversity of bird and plant life, it is arguably the best place to view Koalas and Kangaroos in the region.
- The Eastern Section (Rain Tree Glen) is where most animal lovers and bird watchers recommend spending your time. Rain Tree glen routes here provide various tracks to cycle or walk through. If luck is by your side, Koala can be sighted. An experienced bird watcher would be able to sport 60-80 bird species on this trail alone.
- Boardwalk loop: After parking the car near the trail, you can walk through the beautiful boardwalk. This leads through the flooded paperback forest. Species like Scarlet Honeywater, Rufous Whistler and Leaden Flycatcher can be spotted here.
- Koala: Spoonbill track intersection and Koala track right bend are other things to look out for in the Eastern Section.
Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area- Eastern Section Travel Tips
- The weather is pleasant throughout the day but can get hot, so dress accordingly.
- It rains during January to March, so be equipped accordingly.
- Conservation wetlands do not have any place to eat or rest rooms so keep yourself stocked specially while travelling with the kids.
How to Reach Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area- Eastern Section
- Nearest Airport is Surfers Paradise and Gold Coast international Airport.
- Closest station is Helensvale Station, a car or bus can be taken to Coombabah Lakelands from here.
- It can be accessed by turning north off the Gold Coast Highway onto Pine Ridge Rd, and then a left turn to Rain tree glen 1.3 kilometer later.
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95% of people who visit Coombabah include Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area- Eastern Section in their plan
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82.43% of people start their Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area- Eastern Section visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area- Eastern Section
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area- Eastern Section