Enlightening new itinerary for the Scenic Rim Trail in Queensland
Posted On: March 8, 2018 Category: News
As a walking adventure that has been millions of years in the making, the new Scenic Rim Trail by Spicers is truly a one of a kind experience.
The revised itinerary is now a three day, three night walk, led by expert guides through the dramatic high country of Queensland, taking in trails rich with history and majestic views.
Hiking between 6.5km-15km per day, walking highlights include the summits of Mt Mitchell and Spicers Peak, glimpsing rare and endangered flora and fauna as well as exploring the cool depths of the rainforest aside Millavale Creek.
New activities include stargazing at night, bush poetry and a very special Aboriginal cultural encounter with a member of the local Ugarapul Tribe on the afternoon of day two, whereby you will have the opportunity to experience a smoke signalling ceremony, boomerang and spear throwing as well as trying your hand at making traditional Aboriginal instruments and art.
For those of you who have been eyeing off the incredible glamping accommodation on this walk, don’t despair, all three nights are complete at Spicers Canopy with a luxurious tent, great food, wine and of course time out with fellow walkers around the iconic fire pit that is sure to lull you into a true state of relaxation at the end of a breathtaking day.
With all this on offer and more the new Scenic Rim Trail is definitely one for the bucket list!
With walks departing between March – November, find out full details of the itinerary or see the next departure date here.
Fast facts – Scenic Rim Trail by Spicers
3 day/3 night walking experience
Weekly departures, season runs from March – October
Total distance: 34.5km
Accessed from Brisbane with transfers included (or self-drive)
Accommodation: lodge based experience, glamping at Spicers Canopy
Inclusions: accommodation, transfers, food and wine, guides, experiences, loan of backpack, hiking poles and rain jacket