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Emerald Woods

Emerald Woods
Mooloolaba
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Trail type
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1.4km
One-way Length
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One-way

A family friendly walk around one of the few remaining patches of coastal forest in Mooloolaba.

SUITABILITY
This walk is suitable for all ages – bring the dog on a leash - also jogging and cycling (though it is a little narrow in places). A flat walk ideal for wheelchairs and prams. There is limited seating around the walk. Great for a family outing on a weekend afternoon.

HIGHLIGHTS
This 20 min walk leads through a patch of coastal rain forest with towering paperbark trees and palms providing ample shade and valuable habitat for local wildlife. Keep an eye out for the flying fox roost on the western section of the walk and the odd water dragon sunning itself on the edge of the path. Families can stop at the play area halfway on the walk, located 100m off the path towards the north. To complete the loop, walk along Goonawarra Drive and up Amarina Avenue or back. For a longer walk or bike ride this path connects to bike ways to Mooloolaba Esplanade and to Buderim.

HOW TO GET THERE
There are access points from various surrounding streets, however the main entry point is directly opposite the bus stop on the corner of Goonawarra Drive and Yallanga Place

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  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for wheelchairsSuitable for wheelchairs
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for walkingSuitable for walking
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for recreational cyclingSuitable for recreational cycling
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for mountain bikingSuitable for mountain biking
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for horse ridingSuitable for horse riding
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for kayakingSuitable for kayaking
  • Icon showing this activity has drinking water availableDrinking water available
  • Icon showing this activity does not have drinking water availableNo drinking water available
  • Icon showing this activity has a barbeque on siteBarbeque on site
  • Icon showing this activity has a picnic table on sitePicnic table on site
  • Icon showing this activity has toilets on siteToilets on site
  • Icon showing fires are permitted at this activityFires permitted
  • Icon showing fires are prohibited at this activityFires prohibited
  • Icon showing camping is permitted at this activityCamping permitted
  • Icon showing camping is prohibited at this activityCamping prohibited
  • Suitable for walking Suitable for walking black lines Suitable for walking
  • No drinking water available No drinking water available No drinking water available
  • Fires prohibited Fires prohibited Fires prohibited
  • Camping prohibited Camping prohibited Camping prohibited
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