As part of the Queensland Governments response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all camping areas and camp sites, barbecue facilities, specified high visitation sites, and all Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) Visitor Centres and Wildlife Centres within Queensland national parks, state forests and recreation areas are closed until further notice. However, four-wheel drive trails, mountain bike trails, walking tracks and trails (excluding overnight hiking tracks), bushwalks and national park coastal walks, remain open
As a result of damage due to wildfire, the Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park is temporarily closed until declared safe
Lamington National Park is a must-see destination – a natural treasure and world heritage site and one of Australia’s largest preserves that houses the largest area of pristine sub-tropical forest.
With over 900 vascular plant and 120 wild bird species, this nature preserve is one of the most remarkable areas of the Gold Coast area.
Lamington National Park Camping, Walks & Accommodation
The park also offers a number of well-maintained walking trails. Visitors can take a walk along the popular trails and experience the beautiful streams, crystal-clear waterfalls, palm trees and Antarctic Beech trees. The park is also a great place for those looking for a tranquil area for a day tour, picnic, a simple walk – or even overnight camping.
Day-trippers will be happy to know that the area is located within 90 minutes of Brisbane and 60 minutes from the Gold Coast CBD. As the area is easily accessible from all parts of Surfers Paradise, a number of backpackers come here for a quick day tour.
With such a diverse range of natural attractions, this park truly showcases the remarkable natural life of Australia. Whether it is the native plant species or the expansive animal and bird populations, the park has it all. Stretched over 20,500 hectares, this park offers a gorgeous natural setting with a diverse array of activities.