National Parks

Eurimbula NP

North west of Agnes Water 4WD recommended..

Relaxing coastal park with sandy beaches, paperbark swamps, eucalypt forest, mangroves and rainforest. Wildflowers in spring and turtle nesting in summer.

A camping area is located within the woodland near the mouth of Eurimbula Creek. No crabbing is allowed in the creek.

A lookout and associated car park are situated about 3klms into the park. The nearest provisions are at Agnes Water 25k’s away by car or 1770, 4k’s away by boat.

Things to do
Bush camping, bush walking, bird watching, nature study, fishing, swimming, boating.
Fuel stoves only, No generators or chain saws, Take water and food.
Further information and booking center:
QNPS Agnes Water
(07) 4974 9350
Book in holidays

Deepwater NP

South of Agnes Water by 4WD or north of Baffle Creek by conventional vehicle.

A coastal park with long expanses of ocean surfing beaches and the very scenic Deepwater Creek.
The area consists mainly banksia woodlands, open forests, tea tree swamps and vine thickets.

Turtle watching is a special treat and responsibility here, they lay their eggs between November and February each year and are very easily disturbed at this time. Please ensure the beach remains dark during the summer nights although low powered torches may be used to observe while the turtle is actually laying her eggs.

Day visits only at Flat Rock, primitive camping without facilities at Middle Rock, a camping area and day picnic area are situated at Wreck Rock.

Fuel stoves only, No generators or chainsaws, Take water and food.

What to do!
Picnicking, bush camping, bush walking, bird watching, nature study, fishing, swimming.

4WD in wet weather. .
Further information and booking center:

QNPS Agnes Water
(07) 4974 9350
Book in holidays

Rod’s Peninsular NP

A wildernes NP offering a true coastal getaway. Boat access or 4wd only. Lush forests sandy beaches and even coral reefs provide a range of activities for the true adventurer. Fishing crabbing and hiking complete the picture of one of the last coastal wildernes areas.

Mt Colosseum NP

Rugged peaks covered in lush forests of hoop pines rising above the coast offer stunning panoramas. From the summit the views encompous the entire Discovery Coast region.

These parks are for the avid climber and bush camper wildernes areas.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

These two ladies will take your breath away, the first and second coral isles respectivly on the Great Barrier Reef. Lady Elliot Island and Lady Musgrave Island are a part of the Discovery Coast as are Fairfax Island, Hoskins Island and Bolt Island.

Broadwater Conservation Park, Baffle Creek mouth Conservation Park and Round Hill National Park all help to make this area interesting and a place to escape, if only for a short time, the demands of everyday living.