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Kinkuna National Park
Map of Kinkuna Section
Off Coonarr Road
Bundaberg
Queensland 4670 Australia

Kinkuna Section
Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area

07 4126 8810
13 7468
www.epa.qld.gov.au

Description

Kinkuna section of Burrum Coast National Park preserves a wilderness area of coastal vegetation and wide, unspoilt beaches, just 30 kilometres south of Bundaberg. The Burrum Coast National Park which also incorporates both Woodgate and Burrum River sections is part of the Great Sandy Region, of which Fraser Island is best known. Kinkuna offers a true coastal wilderness experience for camping or hiking. Sand tracks lead through the predominantly flat landscape dense with vegetation and along the oceanfront.

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Kinkuna section is renowned for its springtime wildflower displays. The vegetation of coastal heath and banksias grows in poor, sandy soils either swampy or very dry and as is often the case, these types of areas put on a spectacular wildflower show - where it seems every bush and tree is covered in pale blossoms of white, pink and yellow hues. August to October is the peak time to view these wildflowers here, in Woodgate section and also just to the north at the Coonarr Wildflower Reserve. Kangaroos and wallabies, emus and abundant birdlife are features of the park.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area

Activities

  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Fishing
    Fishing
  • Off Road Driving
    Off Road Driving
  • Walking
    Walking

Open Times

Note: Open all year however access may be limited after local, heavy rains.

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

General Comments

Wilderness camping is permitted in two designated areas atop the dunes and shaded by she-oak casuarinas. Campers must be fully self-sufficient as there are no facilities at all in the park. Nearest water, food and fuel supplies are at Woodgate Beach or back towards Bundaberg itself. Please check with the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service contact listed for park and track conditions and camping permits. Access into the park for day visits is free, camping requires a permit.

How To Get There

Travel 14 kilometres south from Bundaberg or 40 kilometres north east from Childers on the Bundaberg-Goodwood-Childers Road. Turn into Coonarr Road at the railway overpass and follow for eight kilometres, then turn right into Palm Beach Road for one kilometre to the park boundary for one kilometre to the park boundary. Follow the signs to the bush camping areas.

Inclusion

Contact the operator for entry fees.


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