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Jardine River National Park, Heathlands Resources Reserve and Jardine River Resources Reserve

Fruit Bat Falls, Heathlands Resources Reserve, Queensland. Photo: Courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.Fruit Bat Falls, Heathlands Resources Reserve, Queensland. Photo: Courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.

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Camping area hosts needed!

The Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing is seeking volunteers to work as camping area hosts at Eliot Falls, Heathlands Resources Reserve. Volunteers camp free in return for helping maintain the camping area facilities.

Volunteers are required to work a minimum of 2 hours per day, 6 days a week cleaning facilities and removing rubbish. The duration will be 3–4 weeks and you will need to enjoy camping and the environment, be self-sufficient and equipped to camp in all weather conditions (including high rainfall).

If you are interested in helping out, telephone Pip on (07) 4222 5348 during business hours or email pip.schroor@nprsr.qld.gov.au.

Changes to camping bookings

All camping in this park must be booked prior to arrival. To find out more about purchasing an e-permit, see camping information.

Facilities and activities

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Welcome

The Aboriginal Traditional Owners from the Atambaya, Angkamuthi, Yadhaykenu, Gudang and Wuthathi language and social groups welcome you to their country and ask that you respect their special place.

Location

About 900 km north of Cairns, on the tip of Cape York Peninsula.

What's special

This vast, remote wilderness, encompassing much of the catchment of the Jardine River, is rich in Aboriginal and European cultural heritage.

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Last updated
12 February 2014