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Chlorinator to Bundaleer Forest to Raeville. Based in Gladstone

Sat 18 to Sun 19 Oct 2014

Walk name/location
Chlorinator to Bundaleer Forest to Raeville. Based in Gladstone
Walk grade
End-to-End 6
Description

SATURDAY 18 OCTOBER

Passing Bundaleer Reservoir and the permanently flowing Bundaleer Creek, the Trail joins the Bundaleer northern intake channel at the aqueduct. After leaving the channels at the weir it follows Never Never Creek past remnant Yacca forests and grazing land towards Bundaleer Forest.

SUNDAY 19 OCTOBER

This is diverse walk through native scrub, Bundaleer pine forest and farmland. The ridgetops and testing climbs reward walkers with spectacular panoramic views.

The Heysen Trail has been rerouted to avoid fire damage in Bundaleer Forest.

THEME – Convicts

ACCOMMODATION AT GLADSTONE GAOL – The Gaol has been booked for our group so there is no need to book directly with the Gaol. When registering for the walk please advise whether you will be staying at the Gaol. The cells in the gaol have 2 single beds and there are ample cells to have sole use of a cell if you wish. Cost per person is $20 p.n. byo bedding or $25 p.n. with bedding provided. Payment can be made on arrival.

NOTE – If you wish to walk on only one day, please contact the FOHT office to register for that day. The online registering system will only allow you to register for both walking days.

Start
Saturday 18 October 2014
End
Sunday 19 October 2014
Walk Leaders
Chris Allen
Neil Rivett
Lyn Wood
Lucy Allen
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Walk section along Heysen Trail shown in red:
The rest of the Heysen Trail shown in blue:
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Mapsheet
5A
Guidebook maps
Northern Guidebook, chapter 1 map 1,
chapter 1 map 2,
chapter 1 map 3,
chapter 1 map 4.

Meeting Location

Meeting location details will be provided after you have registered for this event.

Details
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $16.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $2.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $24.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
8.15 am (commence walking)
End time
2.30 pm approx
Walking from
Bundaleer Chlorinator Station
Walking to
Neindorf Rd/Springs Road, Bundaleer Forest
Distance
21 Km (includes reroute)
Risks (Saturday)
Hazards
Boggy crossing where trail leaves the channels just past the weir. Watch for bees and snakes.
Requirements
Bring snacks, lunch, drink, sun screen, hat, raincoat, gaiters and good, comfortable walking footwear. Hayfever medication if required. Extra water.
Experience
Trailwalker

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
8.15 am (commence walking)
End time
2.30 pm approx
Walking from
Neindorf/Springs Road, Bundaleer Forest
Walking to
Raeville
Distance
20 Km (includes reroute)
Risks (Sunday)
Hazards
Difficult to find markers in several places.
Requirements
Bring snacks, lunch, drink, sun screen, hat, raincoat, gaiters and good, comfortable walking footwear. Hayfever medication if required. Extra water.
Experience
Trailwalker

Nearby Campsites and Accommodation Options

This list is generic and is derived from the Walk Selector for this walk section. Your walk leader may be suggesting a different or specific town or accommodation option to be based at.

In This Section

On or within 2km of this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Curnows Hut
  2. Georgetown
  3. Hiskeys Hut
  4. Bundaleer Weir ‘walk-in’ site
  5. Flairville on Heysen
  6. Georgetown Hotel

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Bundaleer Sport & Recreation Grounds

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Crystal Brook
  2. Bowman Hut & ‘walk-in’ site
  3. Spalding
  4. Spalding Hotel
  5. Crystal Brook Caravan Park
  6. North Laura Hotel
  7. Spalding Escape
  8. Country Bakehouse Accommodation
  9. Spalding Oval