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

This alert applies to the following parks:

Most remote bush camping areas in Lamington National Park are open with caution, with the exception of those listed below. Bushwalkers and campers should use extreme caution and stay alert for hazards. As a result of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie, bushwalkers may experience significant navigational difficulties when trying to access remote bush camping destinations. High winds and rainfall have caused land slips, fallen trees and severe erosion, which may have concealed existing trails. Bushwalkers should factor in extra time when planning their trips.

Camping permits for open areas can be obtained from

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.

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 1 February 2018.

Last updated
30 October 2017