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Walks in the Wallum 2023

Updated: Aug 30, 2023

Update: Due to popular demand, Ben's guided walks are continuing through to November! See the calendar on our Events page to find a date that suits you.

BIEPA's annual Wonders of the Wallum walk is being supplemented this year with guided walks by BIEPA member and botanist Ben Timmings of Gondwana Surveys. These entertaining adventures will help raise funds while giving walkers a deeper educational experience of the remarkable wildflowers and other plants in the unique wallum habitat on and around Bribie Island.

Wildflower Festival

These walks coincide with the Sunshine Coast Council's Wildflower Festival for 2023, which runs from Saturday 19th August to Sunday 3rd September. From the SCC website you can download brochures for Wildflowers of the Sunshine Coast and ten self-guided trails managed by QPWS.

Note that BIEPA's walks are not included in those listed on the SCC Events website because they're outside that Local Government Area.

Small pink flowers on Wallum Boronia
Boronia falcifolia (Wallum Boronia or Swamp Heather) Photo: Sunshine Coast Council


Please follow the links below for details of durations and locations. You can also find all these walks on our Events page — scroll down for a calendar view.

Free: Self-guided

Sign describing Wild May

Our free self-guided walks, with signs describing the wildflowers along the route, start at 8:30am on the following dates:

Important: the locations of events may change, please make sure you have registered so that you get updates if we have to move the meeting location.

Paid: Guided by Ben

The short 30-45 minute walks guided by Ben Timmings are on the following dates:

Ben's longer and more immersive 2 hour rambles start at 9am on the following dates:

Important: Please bring your tickets to the walk (printed or on your phone) so that Ben can scan the QR code to check you in. Under the terms of our public liability insurance you will not be able to join the walk without a ticket.

Can you help?

We need lots of volunteers on the self-guided walks to assist with setting out the little signs, checking in walkers, and helping to direct them at a few places along the route.

If you can help, please contact Angela at to join in.

Related News

Read about last year's event on our News page: Wonders of the Wallum Walks

Bushy plant with many small yellow flowers
Aotus lanigera (Woolly Aotus) near BICAS

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