Access from Mt Rooper Car Park:
(3) Swamp Bay (Grade 3)
Details: Starting from the car park, this track passes the foot of Mt Rooper to arrive at Swamp Bay, where a coral-strewn beach offers views of the Molle islands. Return on the same track. Signs along this track and Mt Rooper track describe Indigenous use of local plants.
(4) Mt Rooper
Mt Rooper offers views via four walking options. The turn-off to Mt Rooper is 200m along the Swamp Bay track. All distances given below are one-way from the car park.
The track passes through low woodland growing in shallow, stony, clay soils where brushbox, grasstrees and wattles are prominent. Although grasstrees here are small, they can grow to 4m tall elsewhere. Their pale yellow flowers on spear-like stalks provide food for many insects.
Conway Outlook (Grade 3)
Details: This first section of the Mt Rooper Circuit climbs up through mixed forests for a view over Shute Harbour to the Conway Range. Either return from this outlook or walk on to a natural lookout at Mt Rooper.
Mt Rooper (Grade 3)
Details: Continue on from Conway Outlook. The shallow, stony clay soils support brush box, grasstrees, wattles and other woodland vegetation. Soak up the panoramic vista of the Whitsunday Passage and islands at the summit.
Mt Rooper Circuit (Grade 3)
Details: Continue from the lookout passing views to Daydream and North Molle islands, descend through mixed forest to meet the Swamp Bay track. Turn left and return to the car park to complete the circuit.
Mt Rooper Circuit and Swamp Bay (Grade 3)
Details: Take in both the circuit and Swamp Bay tracks for a comfortable one-day walk. Enjoy a picnic at Swamp Bay.
Access from Coral Beach Car Park:
(5) Coral Beach (Grade 3)
Details: This track starts and finishes at Coral Beach car park. A brochure describing Indigenous use of the coastal environment is available from the leaflet box at the start (Please return the brochure when finished.). Enjoy views across Whitsunday Passage from Coral Beach.
(6) The Beak (Grade 3)
Distance: 620m from Coral Beach
Details: After reaching Coral Beach continue on to The Beak. Walk east along Coral Beach and watch for the lookout symbol. The walk returns the same way.