Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL). Photo: Queensland Government.
- Feral animal control program including aerial baiting and aerial shooting of feral animals: Cape York Peninsula National Parks (CYPAL) and other Cape York protected areas
- Planned road works: Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
- Camping areas update: Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
- Temporary closure for cultural reasons: Langi Lagoon and Night Paddock Lagoon, Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
- Governors Waterhole, Horsetailer Waterhole and Vardons Lagoon camping areas closed: Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
- 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 of Oyala Thumotang National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land (CYPAL)) are the Wik Mungkan, Southern Kaanju and Ayapathu Aboriginal peoples. They welcome you to their land and ask that you respect their culture and country during your visit.
In central Cape York Peninsula, about 25km north of Coen and 12hrs drive north of Cairns.
- Read more about getting there and getting around.
Formerly known as Mungkan Kandju National Park, this large park stretches from the McIlwraith Range foothills, between the Archer and Coen rivers, and features open eucalypt woodlands, melaleuca swamps and a variety of rainforest types.