By Destination Daintree
This trail in the Daintree National Park is a steep and strenuous hike through dense rainforest. Although marked, walkers have been lost in this area. Mount Sorrow is not for everyone—only experienced bushwalkers with above average fitness should attempt this trail.
You must be prepared for a very steep and difficult trail with log scrambling required in places. Carry plenty of water and start early to allow 6 hours of daylight to complete the hike.
This hike takes you along the ridgeline of Mount Sorrow and through lush tropical rainforest. Once you reach the lookout you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the Daintree coastline and beyond.
The climb begins immediately through lowland rainforest and becomes steeper after passing the 2km marker. Tree roots cover the track in places, making for a tough scramble. After the 3km mark the track enters open forest for the last 500 metres to a lookout platform with magnificent views out over the rainforest to the reef. Return via the same route.
Before you go: Visit www.qld.gov.au/nationalparks for detailed track notes, maps and current Park Alerts.
Park your vehicle at the Kulki day-use area and walk 150 metres north along Rykers Road to a gravel pull-off area.
The start of the trail is signposted and is directly opposite this pull-off area.
Difficult - Map Essential
7 kilometres return