Hikes/walks/trails in and around Cairns pt 2

The Red Arrow Walk Cairns

The Red Arrow is a short walking track that is used by many each morning and afternoon as a fitness routine. The walk itself is up Mt. Whitfield Conservation Park and in total it is approximately a 1.4 km looping track. There is a parking area on Collins Avenue for those who drive there, however in the late afternoon it is difficult to find a parking spot. One should have a base fitness level before attempting the Red Arrow, as it can be fairly strenuous on the legs and lungs. There are a number of pit stops along the track and there is a nice view at the top overlooking the entrance to Trinity Inlet. For those interested in a quick and interesting adventure that can be completed in less than 45 minutes and offers a great workout the Red Arrow is a must do. It is also a fantastic track to build up a base fitness level if you are planning on taking on other walking/ hiking tracks around the region.


About Al

Al Nuttall is the founder and Personal Trainer of Peak Performance 365 based in Cairns, in Far North Queensland. He's a firm believer that you can achieve anything you put your mind to and, as a testament, he lives his life by that philosophy. He will set out achievable goals and develop a plan on how to reach them. Will power and hard work will do the rest. Changing your lifestyle isn’t meant to be easy but the rewards will definitely be worth all the effort in the end. So what are you waiting for? GIve Al a call and start to be the best you can be... everyday!

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