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North West Island
Turtle hatchlings, North West Island
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North West Island
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Description

Situated approximately 75 kilometres from Gladstone, North West Island is the largest Coral Cay in the area and forms part of the Capricorn Cays National Park.

North West Island offers opportunities for bushwalking, nature study, reef walking, diving and snorkelling. Being a large coral cay it has longer walking opportunities through the island and around its beaches. Fishing is also quite popular on the island. Visitors are requested to limit their fishing and you must only fish in the authorised zones. Please obtain zoning maps from QPWS Gladstone or a Visitor Information Centre.

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Bookings are necessary before camping on the Island and permits apply. To obtain a permit, or for further information contact the Department of Environmental Resource Management (DERM).

Composting toilets are available on the Island for the convenience of campers only. Self-sufficient camping is available however, visitors are required to take their own water and a fuel stove. Also be sure to pack sturdy bags to take rubbish away with you.

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Property Details

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping

Other Information

How To Get There

Curtis Ferry Services Gladstone provides beach drop-off and pick-up and can transport up to 70 visitors to the Island.
The Island can also be accessed by charter or private vessel. For charter companies within the Gladstone Region, please contact the Gladstone Visitor Information Centre.


Today's Weather

Currently Temperature Sunrise Sunset
Gladstone Weather Today - Sunny
Possible
shower
25 °C 4:59am EST 6:28pm EST

7 Day Forecast

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Forecast Gladstone Weather Forecast - Possible shower
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Gladstone Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
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Gladstone Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
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sunny
Gladstone Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
Mostly
sunny
Gladstone Weather Forecast - Mostly sunny
Mostly
sunny
Gladstone Weather Forecast - Possible shower
Possible
shower
Gladstone Weather Forecast - Possible shower
Possible
shower
Minimum 23°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C
Maximum 29°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C

Weather last updated at 6:20pm Saturday, 29 November 2014.


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