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Permits and fees
If you are camping, driving in a recreation area, hosting an event or conducting a business in Queensland's parks and forests, you need to purchase a permit.
Driving in a recreation area
Before camping in a park, forest or reserve, you must obtain a camping permit and pay your camping fees. Most camping areas can be booked online, at an over-the-counter booking office or by phone. You must pay your camping fees to secure your booking.
Queensland has seven recreation areas established under the Recreation Areas Management Act 2006. Fraser Island, Green Island, Moreton Island, Bribie Island, Inskip Peninsula, Cooloola and Minjerribah are recreation areas. Most of Moreton Island, Bribie Island, Fraser Island and the eastern half of Green Island, as well as Cooloola, are national parks.
Permits required for commercial activities and events being undertaken in national parks.