Rock-strewn, sandy beaches and hoop pine-dotted hillsides that plunge towards the sea contrast with sub-tropical rainforest and mangrove-fringed wetlands, making Cape Hillsborough one of the most scenic national parks along the Central Queensland coast.
The Yuibera Trail is a self-guiding trail highlighting the coastal way of life of the Yuibera Aboriginal people.... more
The Yuibera people lived in this area for thousands of years and have left behind reminders of their special connection to the Cape.... less
Walk between April and September to avoid wet and dry weather extremes.
How To Get There
From Mackay, travel north on the Bruce Highway for 20 kilometres and turn right into Seaforth Road. Travel a further 20 kilometres and turn right into Cape Hillsborough Road. It is then 10 kilometres to the main park entrance.
From Proserpine, take the Bruce Highway south and travel 79 kilometres to Mount Ossa. Turn left into the partly unsealed Mount Ossa Road and travel 15 kilometres towards Seaforth. Turn right into Seaforth Road then left into Cape Hillsborough Road. Drive another 10 kilometres to the main park entrance. Please note, the Mount Ossa road is not suitable for caravans. Caravan owners travelling from the north should continue to the sealed Seaforth Road, 20 kilometres north of Mackay.
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