Introduction to Overnight Hiking

2 days and 1 night at Rainbow Beach

The Outdoor Adventure Australia Introduction to lightweight hiking takes place in the Cooloola National Park just down the road from beautiful Rainbow Beach.  This 2 day, 1 night, 20km hike is absolutely perfect for the beginner who isn't quite sure if they are ready to commit to the whole 'Lightweight hiking' thing.

Bymien to Freshwater


Days: 2

Grade: 3

OAA dificulty Rank: 1

Distance: 20km total

Location: Fraser Coast (Qld), part of the Cooloola National Park Great! Walk

The start of this hike is just down the road from Beautiful Rainbow Beach, a magnificent place to spend a day or two relaxing if you have a bit of time up your sleeve.

Terrain: Primarily small hills, coastal subtropical rain forest and coastline heathland.


  • Poona Lake
  • Stunning rainforest hike
  • Beach Sunrise
  • Bountiful Wildlife
  • Hot showers & amenities!


Meeting Time and Place

Start time

We need everyone to arrive at the hike start point by 7.00am on the day of departure and we will return usually by 6.00pm on the second day

Meet and finish

Bymien Picnic Area, Freshwater Track, Cooloola, Qld, Australia.

This hike is in and out on the same track.

Detailed directions will be provided upon booking.

How many other hikes do you get seafood this fresh for morning tea?

All packed up and ready to go!