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Cooloola Recreation Area visitor facilities remain closed due to COVID-19

Applies 15 May to 12 June 2020

This alert applies to the following park:

Due to COVID-19 risk and social distancing requirements, certain visitor facilities within Cooloola Recreation Area remain closed to all permit holders including commercial tour operators for the time being. This is a necessary precaution to safeguard the health and safety of the community, but we are working on providing safe access soon.

It is anticipated that camping in parks, forests and recreation areas will reopen from 12 June 2020 as part of Stage 2 easing of restrictions. Stay tuned for information on when camping and vehicle permits will be available for the Cooloola Recreation Area.

Closed due to high risk:

  • All camping areas
  • All day-use, toilet and shower facilities
  • All inland vehicle tracks and walking tracks
  • Teewah and Rainbow beaches
  • Double Island Point via four-wheel drive or boat
  • All swimming holes and beaches.

Remaining open:

  • Carlo Sandblow walk and associated car park
  • Seary’s Creek boardwalk and day-use area
  • Third cutting to Teewah Village (residents only)

We ask that people do not attempt to visit any of the areas that are closed, unless authorised, for their and their community’s safety and protection.

Compliance with the closures will be monitored.

We thank park users and the community for their support and cooperation during this time.

Check the Department of Environment and Science website and park alerts regularly for updates.

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Last updated:
15 May 2020