Border Track trek - Gold Coast Hinterland

Walk for a cause and raise funds for Diabetes Queensland.


Border Track Trek registration is now closed. 


O'Reilly 's -Treetop -walk _smDiabetes Queensland is heading for a weekend of bushwalking in the Gold Coast hinterland and we would love for you to join us. Become one with nature and walk part of the Hinterland Great Walk taking in some of Queensland's most spectacular views. 


This guided bushwalk gives you options for your level of involvement and has many benefits.  


  • Saturday day tripper - join in for the day trip only (25km Border Track bush walk), or
  • Arrive on the Friday afternoon and enjoy the sunset walk to Python Rock lookout with afternoon tea provided by Bushwalking Queensland
  • Make a weekend of it - choose rainforest resort accommodation or camping options for Friday and Saturday nights
  • Great opportunity to experience Lamington National Park on the Gold Coast's hinterland and the beautiful O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat
  • Make a real difference by supporting our charity and helping those affected by all types of diabetes.


The Border Track is the backbone of the Lamington National Park walking track system and connects Binna Burra with the beautiful Green Mountains. This trek is a section of the Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk. Diabetes Queensland has joined with Bushwalking Queensland to put together this scenic 25km day trek. 



What is included? 

Border Track Trek participation is $80 per person, plus accommodation and meal costs if required.  The weekend includes:


  • Expert Bushwalking Queensland tour guides. 
  • Friday afternoon refreshments provided by Bushwalking Queensland. 
  • Packed lunch for Saturday (if requested on order form). 
  • Breakfasts and dinners (if requested on order form). 
  • Accommodation (if requested on order form). 
  • Support to fundraise from Diabetes Queensland's fundraising team. 
  • Invitations to smaller bushwalks in the lead up to the event.


Accommodation options include Resort accommodation at the beautiful O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat in a Mountain View room - twin share or single rooms (subject to availability), or BYO camping - bring your own gear and camp at Green Mountains Campground, Lamington National Park.  Or you can simply join us for the walk only. 


Help raise much needed funds

This is a fundraising event, with a minimum target of $280 for each participant to raise prior to the adventure departure date. Together, we are hoping to raise $10,000. Participants can set up an online fundraising page on Everyday Hero or can raise funds offline - Diabetes Queensland's fundraising team is here to help.


12 March 2016


Lamington National Park