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This site will be updated while the new Department of Environment and Science and Sport and Recreation websites are being established.


Eight family-friendly walks around the Gold Coast

You don’t need to be an elite athlete to tackle these tracks! Follow our medal-winning tips and the whole family will hit the ground running.

Don't wait for the 2018 Commonwealth Games—get active on the Gold Coast today!

Whether you want to tear it up like a Commonwealth Games pro or just get the kids motivated to move, Gold Coast’s national parks have got you covered.

Fraser Island (K'gari) celebrates 25 Years of World Heritage listing

7 December 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of Fraser Island’s listing on the World Heritage register. The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, together with the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, invite the community to take part in upcoming celebrations to mark this significant achievement.

New find a park search tool

Discover your perfect park using an exciting new find a park search tool.

Camp bookings and fees

Book your camping and vehicle access permits.

Last updated
29 March 2018