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Vehicle access permits

A vehicle access permit must be obtained before driving on Bribie Island, Fraser Island, Moreton Island, Cooloola and Minjerribah recreation areas—fees apply.

All vehicles must be registered and have a valid permit attached to the left side of the vehicle's windscreen. If the vehicle does not have a windscreen the permit must be displayed in another prominent position. Write your booking number on the blank vehicle label available on arrival at the park.

Bookings

Ensure you obtain your permit before entering a recreation area. Permits may be purchased online, at an over-the-counter booking office or by phone on 13 QGOV (13 74 68) — mobile phone charges may apply.

Vehicle access permit fees

Moreton Island Recreation Area

  • 1 month or less = $45.10
  • more than 1 month (up to 1 year) = $226.30

Bribie Island Recreation Area

  • 1 week or less = $43.20
  • more than 1 week (up to 1 year) = $134.90

Minjerribah Recreation Area

  • more than one month (up to 1 year) = $40.90

Cooloola Recreation Area

  • 1 calendar day
    • obtained via the internet = $11.40
    • not obtained via the internet = $17.10
  • 1 week or less = $28.65
  • 1 month or less = $45.10
  • more than 1 month (up to 1 year) = $226.30

Fraser Island Recreation Area

  • 1 month or less = $45.10
  • More than 1 month (up to 1 year) = $226.30

Fraser Island and Cooloola Recreation Area

Note: Visitors purchasing monthly or yearly permits for both Fraser and Cooloola for the same duration will receive a 20% discount on the cost of the two permits.

  • 1 month or less = $72.20
  • More than 1 month (up to 1 year) = $362.20

Replacement or permit detail change

To request replacement of a lost or destroyed vehicle access permit, or to change the name, address or vehicle stated in the permit, please send the following documents to:

For Moreton Island Recreation Area

Customer Service Team
email: qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
PO Box 2454
Brisbane Qld 4001
For enquiries please call the Customer Service Team on (07) 3330 5016

For Bribie Island Recreation Area

Administration Officer
Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing
PO Box 5178
Manly Qld 4179
For enquiries please call the Administration Officer on (07) 3408 8451

For Minjerribah Recreation Area

Straddie Camping
P.O. Box 160
Dunwich Qld 4183
For enquiries please call (07) 3409 9668

For Fraser Island and Cooloola Recreation Areas

Permits Officer
Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing
PO Box 101
Maryborough Qld 4650
For enquiries please call the Permits Officer on (07) 4121 1800.

Change of name, address or registration on permit

A letter requesting change of name, address or registration of a vehicle access permit with current booking number; and for a change in registration:

  1. A copy of the registration certificate of the vehicle to which the permit currently applies.
  2. A copy of the registration certificate of the vehicle to which the permit is now to apply.
  3. The original vehicle access permit.

Replacement of lost or destroyed permit

  1. A letter requesting replacement of lost or destroyed vehicle access permit.
  2. A copy of the registration certificate of the vehicle to which the permit currently applies.
  3. A statutory declaration that the vehicle access permit has been lost or destroyed.
  4. A $7.20 replacement fee.

Exemption from Vehicle Access Permit fees

Residents, landholders, visiting close relatives of residents, educational groups and workers who need to travel through the recreation area may qualify for a fee exemption.

Vehicle access permits are not required for:

  • emergency vehicles
  • Commonwealth, State and local government vehicles (when used for official purposes)
  • vehicles authorised under a commercial activity permit or agreement
  • Inskip Peninsula or Green Island recreation areas.

Applicants must meet eligibility criteria. Refer to the Fee exemptions for vehicle access permits on QPWS managed recreation areas operational policy (PDF, 95K)* for information on eligibility criteria requirements.

Apply for vehicle permit exemptions:

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Last updated
27 June 2014