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Barnard Island Group National Park

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The islands of Barnard Island Group National Park, Queensland. Photo: D.Honchin. © Commonwealth of Australia (GBRMPA).

The islands of Barnard Island Group National Park, Queensland. Photo: D.Honchin. © Commonwealth of Australia (GBRMPA).

Welcome

Welcome to the Barnard Island Group, traditional 'sea country' of the local Mamu Aboriginal people.

Location

From 5 to 10 km offshore, 90 km south of Cairns in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area

What's special

The islands feature outstanding rock formations and diverse landforms including shallow reefs, sand spits, beaches and dense rainforest-clad slopes. They also host important seabird rookeries.

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Last updated
12 August 2013