Mt Warning climb beats Sydney Harbour cruise
TWEED’S iconic Mt Warning has been nominated number 25 of 100 things to do before you die on a tourism website, beating a cruise on Sydney Harbour.
According to travel website Experience Oz, our dead volcano, which boasts frequent attendance by emergency crews to rescue hikers who fail the two-hour trek to the summit to see Australia’s first sunrise, is on the bucket list compiled “from several years’ worth of customer feedback”.
The Mt Warning summit climb beat “New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Sydney Harbour”, at number 30, and the boring “Cascading Ellenborough Falls” at 100.
“Snap a selfie in front of the Sydney Opera House” was number one and the Bondi to Coogee walk was number two.
Tweed residents could argue that snapping a selfie at Mt Warning should have had a separate entry, and would beat shopping at the pricey Queen Victoria Building or visiting the somewhat dull Jenolan caves, at number 20 and eight, respectfully.
Mt Warning was listed due to being a part of “an expansive national park that is home to some of the world’s oldest subtropical rainforests” and also its “wonderful 360-degree panorama of the surrounding mountains and coastline”, according to an Experience Oz spokesman.