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Cyclone damage - Darlington and Illinbah remote bush camping areas in Lamington National Park

This alert applies to the following parks:

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

The following areas remain temporarily closed until declared safe:

  • Darlington remote bush camp; and
  • Illinbah bush camp

QPWS rangers are working on repairs. 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.

Caution: Bushwalkers and campers trying to access remote bush camping destinations may experience significant navigational difficulties as a result of storm damage and 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 31August 2018.

Last updated
23 April 2018