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.... more
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.... less
Children are welcome.
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.
Contact the operator for entry fees.
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