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Barnard Island Group National Park
…comprises seven continental islands: Bresnahan, Hutchinson, Jessie, Kent and Lindquist (North Barnard islands) and Sisters and Stephens (South Barnard…
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Blackwood National Park
…features diverse plant communities typical of the Brigalow Belt including acacia known as blackwood or black gidyea. Camping is not permitted.
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Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park
Blencoe Falls in Girringun National Park plunges 90m to the pool below, before cascading a further 230m to the depths of Blencoe Gorge. Activities in the…
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Bowling Green Bay National Park
…features mountains, wetlands, saltpans, mangrove forests and coastal plain. The three park sections are Mount Elliot section, Cape Cleveland section…
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Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest
Broadwater, in Abergowrie State Forest, contains tropical rainforest, open eucalypt forest and exotic pine plantations adjacent to the Wet Tropics World…
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Brook Islands National Park
…about 30 km north-east of Cardwell. Public access to the islands is prohibited to protect breeding and roosting seabirds and shorebirds. An extensive fringing…
Cape Pallarenda Regional Park
…the site of a former quarantine station and strategic defence location in World War II where historic buildings, remains of gun emplacements and a searchlight…
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Dalrymple Gap walking track, Girringun National Park
Dalrymple Gap walking track in Girringun National Park follows the route of a road built in the 1860s through open eucalypt forest and rainforest in the…
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Dalrymple National Park
…features ancient lava flows, the Burdekin River, Mount Keelbottom and part of the old Dalrymple township site. The park is remote and undeveloped. Camping…
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Edmund Kennedy, Girramay National Park
Edmund Kennedy, in Girramay National Park, is within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and features a diverse range of landscapes including rainforest…
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Family Islands National Park
…a chain of scenic continental islands, close to the Wet Tropics. Dunk Island is the largest; other islands include Wheeler (Toolgbar), Coombe, Smith (Kurrumbah)…
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Girramay National Park
…has two accessible sections, Edmund Kennedy and Murray Falls, and includes wetlands, mangroves, coastal environments and waterfall cascade.
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Girringun National Park
…has four sections: Wallaman Falls, Blencoe Falls, Mount Fox and the Dalrymple Gap track.
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Goold Island National Park
…a tall, forested hill with granite outcrops, eucalypt woodlands and sandy beaches. There are designated camping areas and walking tracks.
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Great Basalt Wall National Park
…protects 35,200 ha of land containing the Great Basalt Wall, a geological formation of the Toomba basalt flow. The park is not accessible to the public.
Hinchinbrook Island National Park
…within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The island is renowned for its range of habitats including heath, rainforest and extensive eucalypt…
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Jourama Falls, Paluma Range National Park
…features a waterfall on Waterview Creek, rainforest, vine forest and open woodland. There is a camping area in a large clearing beside Waterview Creek.
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Juwun and Jambal walks, Wet Tropics Great Walk
Juwun and Jambal walks in the Wet Tropics Great Walk provide challenging walking adventures in a remote and isolated area. Details are provided of track…
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Kirrama National Park
…forms part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. There is a rainforest walk track at Society Flat. Camping is not permitted in the park.
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Magnetic Island National Park
…within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and features spectacular natural landscapes and seascapes. There is a network of walking tracks of varying…
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Mount Fox, Girringun National Park
Mount Fox in Girringun National Park is an ancient volcano with a large crater, with large volcanic boulders known as fusiform bombs. There is no marked…
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Mount Spec, Paluma Range National Park
…in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, has something for everyone - camping, short and long walks, picnic areas, lookouts and swimming holes. Munan Gumburu…
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Murray Falls, Girramay National Park
Murray Falls in Girramay National Park, is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and features rainforest, mountains and cascades. Camping is permitted…
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Murray Upper National Park
…now known as Murray Falls, Girramay National Park.
Orpheus Island National Park
…within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, has no roads or formal walking tracks. Self-sufficient camping is permitted. The surrounding reefs…
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Paluma Range National Park
…in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, includes the Jourama Falls section and the Mount Spec section.
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Porcupine Gorge National Park
…features sandstone cliffs, forest and waterholes. Camping is available at the Pyramid campground and there are walking tracks to the bottom of the gorge…
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Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island National Park
Hinchinbrook Island National Park is located 8 km from the Queensland coast at Cardwell. The Thorsborne Trail is 32 km along the island's east coast. Information…
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Townsville Town Common Regional Park
…offers birdwatching, bushwalking and mountain biking. The park has spectacular views over seasonal wetlands and the local coastline. Only 6 km from Townsville…
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Wallaman Falls Section, Wet Tropics Great Walk
Wallaman Falls Section in the Girringun National Park forms part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. The three walking tracks are the Buujan Quiinbiira…
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Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park
Wallaman Falls in Girringun National Park is the highest, permanent, single-drop waterfall in Australia and is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area…
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Wet Tropics Great Walk
…includes the Wallaman Falls Section and the Juwun and Jambal walks which begin near Blencoe Falls. Experiences include overnight camping in the Wallaman…
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White Blow Regional Park
…features a prominent milky quartz outcrop, locally known as White Blow. Camping is not permitted and there are no designated walking tracks but visitors…
White Mountains National Park
…140 km south-west of Charters Towers. The park protects 14 different ecosystems. The access road may be closed during the wet season. Camping with limited…
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Last reviewed
19 October 2015
Last updated
11 December 2012