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Mount Spec, Paluma Range National Park

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Campground hosts needed!

The Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing is seeking volunteers to work as campground hosts at Big Crystal Creek camping area, Paluma Range National Park. Volunteers camp free in return for helping maintain the camping area facilities.

Volunteers are required to work a minimum of two hours per day, six days a week cleaning facilities and removing rubbish. The duration will be 1-2 weeks, you will need to enjoy camping and the environment, be self-sufficient and equipped to camp in all weather conditions (including high rainfall).

If you are interested in helping and for further information, please email .

Changes to camping bookings

On-site self-registration is no longer available. Campers must obtain an e-camping permit and pay their camping fees before arriving at the camping area. Book your camp site:

Facilities and activities

Little Crystal Creek Bridge, Paluma Range National Park, Queensland. Photo Peter Lik, courtesy of Tourism Queensland.

Little Crystal Creek Bridge, Paluma Range National Park, Queensland. Photo Peter Lik, courtesy of Tourism Queensland.

Welcome

The Traditional Owners of Paluma Range National Park are the Nywaigi Aboriginal people. They welcome you to their country and ask that you respect and enjoy this place. The traditional name for the Paluma Range is Munan Gumburu, which means ‘misty mountain’, an apt description as morning mists are common.

Location

71 km north of Townsville and 46 km south of Ingham

What's special

Rising high above the coastal plains, cloaked in tropical rainforest and dissected by numerous streams, Mount Spec is the southernmost national park section in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.

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Last updated
26 October 2017