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Are there crocodiles in Cape Palmerston?
Park-specific conditions Cape Palmerston National Park is very remote. Camping is limited to a maximum of 22 nights in Cape Palmerston National Park. Warning: Estuarine crocodiles inhabit the Cape Creek area. Dangerous marine stingers may be present all year.
Can you swim at Cape Palmerston?
Cape Palmerston National Park features sandy dunes, unspoilt beaches and rocky headlands, with Mount Funnel towering to 344 metres. The park’s beaches and inland roads are accessible only by four-wheel-drive vehicles. Check tide times before setting out as the beach is not passable at high tide.
Can you have a fire at Cape Palmerston?
On-ground campfires are prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.
How do you get to Windmill Bay?
Getting there and getting around
- Turn off the Bruce Highway at Ilbilbie (76km south of Mackay and 157km north of Marlborough) and drive east towards Greenhill.
- Before Greenhill, turn left into Cape Palmerston Road.
- The park boundary is about 6km along this road.
Is there service at Cape Palmerston?
Cape Palmerston Holiday Park. Cape Palmerston Holiday Park has been established on 63 acres, adjacent to the beach at the northern end of the Isaac Coast. The Park is situated 10 klms east of the Bruce Highway from Ilbilbie (turn at Service Station) and is accessed via all weather, sealed Greenhill Road.
Where is Cape Palmerston National Park in Queensland?
Cape Palmerston National Park. Cape Palmerston is a national park in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia. The park is 748 km northwest of Brisbane. It is located within the boundaries of Koumala, part of the Mackay Region local government area. It lies within the water catchment area of Plane Creek and the Central Mackay Coast bioregion.
How big is the funnel at Cape Palmerston?
The distinctive 344m Mt Funnel towers over the park. The 7 200 hectare park protects a range of plant communities and threatened animals. The false water-rat lives in the park’s mangroves while beach stone curlews are frequent the beaches.
What to do in Cape Palmerston in October?
Scramble up Cape Palmerston for breathtaking views towards the Northumberland Islands and Mount Funnel. Try your luck fishing or crabbing – be aware of stingers (October to May) and estuarine crocodiles