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Cooloola Recreation Area, Great Sandy National Park

Cooloola Recreation Area—staggering views of long sweeping landscapes. Photo: Robert Ashdown, Queensland GovernmentCooloola Recreation Area—staggering views of long sweeping landscapes. Photo: Robert Ashdown, Queensland Government

Conditions report
Cooloola conditions report (updated fortnightly) (PDF, 671K)*

Facilities and activities

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Welcome

Traditional Owners have a long and ongoing relationship with the area that falls under Queensland’s national parks and forests. In order to acknowledge the important connection with Indigenous people, the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) urges visitors to treat the country through which they walk with respect and care.

Location

North of Brisbane, between Noosa Heads (about 155 km) and Rainbow Beach (about 240 km).

What's special

Cooloola offers something for all visitors. Four-wheel drive past towering coastal sand cliffs and coloured sands, fish straight from the ocean, canoe on tranquil waterways, hike through rainforest remnants and across vast sandblows and camp among blooming wildflowers.

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Last updated
21 August 2014