Dramatic rescue after Gold Coast hiking trail fall

A TWILIGHT walk has turned into high drama for a young man, who fell from a hiking trail at Burleigh Heads on Tuesday night.

Emergency crews were called to the scene, off Goodwin Terrace just after 6pm, to find the 21-year-old in a tight spot near a lookout.

Paramedics, including Critical Care paramedics, treated him for minor ankle injuries while other crew members decided how to get him out of the rocky space.


With the assistance of other emergency services, the man was eventually extricated after a number of hours and transported stable to Robina Hospital.