Trekking the tropics: Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook
One of Australia's largest island national parks, Hinchinbrook is located about 6km off the coast of Cardwell and falls within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. A series of walking tracks allow visitors to explore the island, the longest and most iconic of which is the 32km Thorsborne Trail. With only 40 people allowed on the trail at a time, the it promises solitude, and lets visitors experience the diverse and relatively untouched landscape. See the full story in #125 of Australian Geographic.