Search resumes for missing hikers

Man and woman lost at Canungra

Search resumes for missing hikers


The search has resumed this morning for two bush walkers missing in Lamington National Park.

Three people were reported missing on Wednesday evening after they set off from O'Reilly's Rainforest retreat to walk the West Canungra Creek Circuit.

SES crews and police combed the area last night and managed to find one of the hikers, a 62-year-old man who was uninjured.

He was winched to safety.

The search for the his fellow hikers was suspended overnight but resumed on Thursday morning.

Police were looking for a man and a woman who apparently left the location and attempted to walk out of the park themselves.