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Newry Islands National Park
Newry Island, Mackay Area

Free Entry - Entry Information

13 0013 0372
13 7468
qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/newry-islands/index.html

Description

Newry Islands National Park lies within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, an area of outstanding natural beauty and irreplaceable value. Pearl-coloured beaches, exposed rocky headlands, open woodlands and dense rainforest, all surrounded by the sparkling turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef—Newry Islands National Park is truly world class World Heritage.

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Newry Island was once home to one of the earliest resorts in the area. Wander along the island's resort trail past the resort ruins and contemplate a bygone era. Take a walk on Newry Island's circuit track through rainforest and open forest. Vantage points along the way offer spectacular views of nearby islands and the mainland. Enjoy a picnic on the island's western side overlooking Rabbit Island.

Camping is available on Newry, Outer Newry and Rabbit islands. Camping fees apply and bookings are essential. Book in advance for school holidays. Take water and a fuel stove. Check restrictions on activities such as spearfishing, anchoring, fishing and collecting.

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Property Details

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Snorkelling
    Snorkelling
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

How To Get There:
The park is five kilometres offshore from the scenic coastal town of Seaforth, north of Mackay. Access is by private or charter boat.


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Newry Islands National Park - Print Brochure
Map of Newry Islands National Park
Newry Island
Newry Island
Queensland 4740 Australia

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