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Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) OPEN for day-use visitors

Applies 15 May to 12 June 2020

This alert applies to the following parks:

Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) will be open for day-use visitors from Saturday 16 May, allowing people residing within 150km of the island to visit.

Camping and overnight stays, within the recreation area, are not yet allowed under Stage 1 COVID-19 restrictions. It is anticipated that camping in recreation areas will reopen from 12 June 2020 as part of Stage 2 easing of restrictions following evaluation of the success of the Stage 1 easing of restrictions.

All day visitors must return to the mainland within the day. It is essential you plan your visit in relation to barge frequency and tides to ensure this requirement is met.

Roads, walking tracks, visitor facilities and day-use areas in Minjerribah Recreation Area and Naree Budjong Djara National Park will be opened for use. After using facilities please ensure all high touch points are sanitised.

Strict social distancing and hygiene measures must be maintained to safeguard the health and safety of our visitors and the local community. All current Queensland Chief Health Officer Directions will continue to apply.

All vehicles entering Minjerribah Recreation Area must have a valid vehicle access permit. These are available from Minjerribah Camping website.

Before visiting Minjerribah:

  • Check Park Alerts before leaving home for up-to-date information for a specific location.
  • Ensure you have a valid vehicle access permit if driving in the recreation area.
  • Only visit opened sites where there are car spaces available in the car park, follow social distancing measures and adhere to public gathering numbers.
  • Do not attempt to visit any closed areas, unless authorised, for your own safety and protection, and that of your community.
  • Ensure you have checked barge operation times and tidal conditions to allow for travel to and from the island in one day.

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Last updated:
15 May 2020