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Burrum Coast National Park - Cities, Towns and Localities
Accessible only by 4WD the Burrum Coast National Park is divided into two sections the Kinkuna and the Woodgate sections. The Kinkuna section lying in the north is the largest covering some 13900 ha, located just 23 km south of Bundaberg the park is easily accessible for day trippers to explore the park using the bushwalks and experiencing the varied wildflower displays during the spring and early summers. Palm Beach which runs right along the coast is a great place to settle down for some serious sun bathing.

The park itself at no point is higher than 8m, camping is only permitted behind the sand dunes, no camping on the beaches. Camping is by permit only and campers must be self sufficient in all facilities includes freshwater. Turtles also make this area their home be careful during turtle nesting season November to March not to disturb nesting sites you can avoid the sites by driving close to the waters edge.

The waters here are home to many dugong and dolphins the park itself is home to small marsupial mice, bats, sugar and feathertail gliders.

The Woodgate section whilst smaller provides for a more varied landscape and more picnic facilities too, covering 6000ha it is easily accessed from Childers approx 47km recommended access is by 4WD only. The campsites here are located at Burrum Point. Freshwater, cold showers and toilets are provided, however no cooking facilities are provided.

Some of the walking tracks here, viewing platforms and fishing areas are accessible by wheelchair these include Hoppy Lark's Creek picnic area, and Walkers Point. Fishing is popular in this park bag limits apply. There are several walking tracks to enjoy here they meander through differing types of habitat. Download the info sheets for more information.

In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

Information Centre Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service - Ranger in Charge
46 Quay Street
Ph: 07 4131 1600
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