The rainforest treetop walks down under are not for the faint of heart or those fearful of heights, but can be incredibly amazing adventures for those who dare to take the walk. Breathtaking views of nature few people will ever have the opportunity to experience are waiting on these suspension bridges from Australia.
O’Reilly’s Lamington National Park Tree Top Canopy Walk
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O’Reillys Guest House is approximately a 40 minute drive from the Gold Coast in Australia. From the guest house, visitors follow the trail to the suspended bridge for a treetop walk. This treetop walk is unique and possibly one of the most frightening, as the bridge is constructed of wood and rope and bounces when walked on. The treetop walks leads guests to the botanical gardens at the park.
Tahune Forest Airwalk
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The Tahune Forest Airwalk in Tasmania takes you above one of the most world-renowned forests, the Tahune Forest Reserve. This forest is the home of Eucalyptus regnans, the world’s tallest flowering plant. The Airwalk takes you on a 597 meter walk along the treetops of the eucalyptus forest.
The Otway Fly
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The Otway Fly treetop walk in Australia takes guest 25 meters above the forest floor on a steel-trussed walkway for a 600 meter bird’s eye view of unspoiled nature. It is the longest and highest walk of its kind in the world.
Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway
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Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is another Australian treetop walk, which features elevated walkways, a cantilever and observation tower for guests. From the walkway, visitors enjoy a panoramic view of World Heritage rainforest landscapes.
Illawarra Fly Tree Top Walk
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The Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk is a 500 metre long, 25 metre high elevated tree top walk in Australia. The walk takes visitors on a tour of temperate rainforest of the Southern Highlands, where breathtaking views of Illawarra escarpment.
Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk
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This southern Australian park offers outstanding views of the rugged coastline and peaceful inlets and rivers. The Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the area for all ages. Visitors walk along a walkway 38 meters above the tingle forest and observe the natural habitat below.