Yanks Jetty Gangway Damage
- 10 July to 10 October 2023
- 10 July 2023 4:12pm
This alert applies to the following park:
- Orpheus Island National ParkTownsville
Weather has damaged the gangway to the beach from the Yanks Jetty pontoon. There is no access from the pontoon to the beach. Vessels can access the beach directly, but please be aware there is limited access due to the tides.
There is a 'no anchoring‘ area offshore from the camping area but anchoring in the sand adjacent to the beach is permitted. The Yanks Jetty camping area and walking track remain open. Hinchinbrook Shire Council own the jetty and are aware of the issue.
Please monitor park alerts on the department's website for updated information.
Due to the changed conditions the visitor experience may be affected.
In an emergency situation, call 000.
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