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Binna Burra section closed due to wildfire

Applies 7 September 2019 to 1 July 2020

This alert applies to the following parks:

As a result of damage due to wildfire, the Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park is temporarily closed until declared safe.

QPWS rangers are currently working on repairs. Observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers, and do not enter closed areas.

This closure applies to:

  • All walking tracks in Binna Burra section;
  • Border Track east of Wanungara lookout;
  • Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk between Wanungara lookout and Numinbah Valley; and
  • Illinbah and Darlington remote bush camps.

Alternate facilities are available in the Green Mountains (O'Reilly's) section of Lamington National Park.

The Department of Transport and Main Roads has also closed Binna Burra Road south of Timbarra Drive to remove hazardous trees and rocks and undertake repairs to the road surface. Work is anticipated to take several months.

Commercial tour operators and other permit or agreement holders are not permitted to enter closed areas.

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Last updated:
27 April 2020