Warning, also known as Wollumbin is the remaining volcanic plug of one of
the world's oldest and largest extinct volcanic sites. Only 10 minutes from
the rural township of Murwillumbah, it is pleasant and scenic drive, especially
in a VW!
of the area around Wollumbin is rainforest and attracts high annual rainfall
hence the mountain is often referred to as Cloud Catcher.
visible structure today is a massive erosion caldera rising to 1156 metres.
Mt Warning is of much significance and cultural importance to the Bundjalung
recently it was climbed extensively every day by locals and tourists. The
round trip climb is about 8km and takes 4-5 hours. Although not breaking
any state laws, out of respect for Aboriginal traditional law a sign at
the bottom of the mountain now asks people to consider not climbing to the
summit as a mark of respect for and customs.
images on these pages portay the moods of the famous Mountain from various
perspectives and locations around the Tweed Shire.