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Darlington and Illinbah remote bush camping areas in Lamington National Park remain closed

This alert applies to the following parks:

As a result of storm damage from ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie, the areas listed below remain temporarily closed until declared safe. Damaging winds and rainfall have caused land slips, fallen trees and severe erosion, which have concealed the existing access trails.

The following areas remain temporarily closed until declared safe:

  • Darlington remote bush camp; and
  • Illinbah bush camp

Observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers, and do not enter closed areas.

Commercial tour operators and other permit or agreement holders are not permitted to enter closed areas.

All other remote bush camping areas in Lamington National Park remain open with caution.

As a result of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie, bushwalkers may experience significant navigational difficulties when trying to access remote bush camping destinations. Bushwalkers and campers should factor in extra time when planning their trips, use extreme caution and stay alert for hazards.

Camping permits for open areas can be obtained from

Please note: Access to Green Mountains section is via Canungra along Lamington National Park Road ONLY. There is NO access along Duck Creek Road as it remains closed until further notice. Stay informed of road closures - check road conditions.

The next update will be provided by 27 April 2018.

Last updated
29 January 2018