Children go missing on family trip to Amamoor Forest
A FAMILY trip to the Cedar Grove Camping Area took a six hour-detour into alarm on Saturday when three children went missing in the Amamoor State Forest.
The children, two 16-year-old girls and an 11-year-old boy, were reported missing by their family just before 3.30pm.
"They went for a walk and went off track a little bit," police said.
A joint search by police and SES crews from Gympie, Kenilworth and Nambour ensued and the children were found safely about 9pm.
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Police said the children used their mobile phones to stay in contact with their family during the search.
"It doesn't look like they were in any danger."