Natural Bridge, Queensland facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsNatural Bridge
Gold Coast, Queensland
Natural Bridge cave and waterfall, 2012
|Population||108 (2016 census)|
|• Density||2.565/km2 (6.64/sq mi)|
|Area||42.1 km2 (16.3 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||City of Gold Coast|
Natural Bridge is in the far south-west of the City of Gold Coast in South East Queensland. Its name is taken from a natural rock arch in Springbrook National Park. A waterfall along Cave Creek, a tributary of the Nerang River flows through the arch. Natural Bridge is located at the southern extent of the Nerang River valley on the southern border with New South Wales, between the Springbrook plateau and Binna Burra in the Scenic Rim Region.
The western half of Natural Bridge is protected within Lamington National Park. The rugged landscape here is dotted with waterfalls, lookouts and peaks rising above 1,100 metres. The valley is traversed along its length via the Nerang Murwillumbah Road which continues south.
Numinbah Upper State School opened on 31 January 1939. In 1957 it was renamed Natural Bridge State School. It closed on 13 December 1991. The school was located at 3160 Nerang Murwillumbah Road ().
In the 2016 census, Natural Bridge had a population of 108 people.
There are no schools in Natural Bridge. The nearest primary school is Numinbah Valley State School in neighbouring Numinbah Valley to the north. The nearest secondary school is Nerang State High School in Nerang to the north-east.
The Police Citizens Youth Club operates the Bornhoffen camp as a community-based group accommodation centre.
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