The starting point for the Leeaberra Track is Thompsons Marshes at the northern end of the park which can only be reached on foot or via high clearance 4WD. The walk takes you through the gorges and forests of Douglas-Apsley National Park. You’ll be rewarded with views over the Leeaberra and Heritage Falls and perhaps a swim in the pools. The climb to Mount Andrew Saddle is the last obstacle before reaching the end of the track at Apsley River Waterhole. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
After 7.2 km pass the "Lookout Hill" (140 m on your right).
After another 3.5 km pass the "Tevelein Falls" (150 m on your left).
After another 11.5 km (at the intersection of Apsley Gorge Track & Leeabura Track) veer left.
After another 60 m cross the ford.
Then head down the steps (about 70 m long)
After another 6 m continue straight.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. An optional side trip to camp site. To start this optional side trip turn left here. On returning from this side trip turn left when you get back to this intersection. Details below.