QLD Tourism welcomes Mount Scoria Cultural Trail in Biloela, You'll discover wonderful places to visit in Biloela.Some travel the world to visit the Giant's Causeway in Ireland, but the Gladstone region's answer to the hexagonal volcanic columns can be found right here at Mount Scoria. This is a place of great cultural significance to the Gangulu people and a cultural trail with accompanying information will enlighten you on the spiritual sanctity of the area. This striking mountain rises above plains of grazing land, and features basalt columns, rocky scree slopes, open woodlands, vine thickets and diverse bird life and the park is a great place to set up and have a picnic amongst the bottle trees, Moreton Bay ash, forest red gums, silver-leaved ironbarks featured in the conservation park. It takes just 30 minutes to experience this amazing landmark which has supported life and culture for millions of years before today....
Mount Scoria Cultural Trail has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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