Jardine River National Park, Heathlands Regional Park and Jardine River Regional Park
Fruit Bat Falls, Heathlands Regional Park, Queensland. Photo: Courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.
- Campground hosts needed!
The Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing is seeking volunteers to work as campground hosts at Eliot Falls, Heathlands Regional Park. 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 email VisitorMgtNorthern@npsr.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
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.
About 900 km north of Cairns, on the tip of Cape York Peninsula.
- Read more about getting there and getting around.
This vast, remote wilderness, encompassing much of the catchment of the Jardine River, is rich in Aboriginal and European cultural heritage.
- Jardine River National Park, Heathlands Regional Park and Jardine Regional Park map
- Eliot Falls camping area map
- North and South Jardine River camping areas map
- Captain Billy Landing camping area map
- Cape York Peninsula parks visitor guide
- Species lists
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