What's special?: An imposing mountain range of massive granite boulders is the highlight of this park, which is home to some unique wildlife, and is rich in Aboriginal cultural significance. Natural Environment: Black Mountain (Kalkajaka) National Park is within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area (WTWHA). Proclaimed in 1988, the WTWHA extends for about 450km between Cooktown and Townsville. Consisting of nearly 900,000ha, vegetation is primarily tropical rainforest, but also includes open eucalypt forest, wetlands and mangrove forests. The WTWHA meets all four natural criteria for World Heritage listing. These criteria recognise the area
Add Your Travel Story
your email address will not be published. Required field are marked *
Comments will go through a verification process for security reasons.