Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park Outback Queensland | Tropical North Queensland

Riversleigh D Site is a small limestone outcrop that rises above the surrounding plains. Photo credit: Ellen Thyer © Queensland Government

Riversleigh - D Site visitor area

Be captivated by an ancient landscape. Learn about the rich record of life at the Riversleigh World Heritage Area - D Site.

Accessible by

  • 4WD

Attraction facilities

  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)

Be captivated by an ancient landscape.

Learn about one of the richest known fossil mammal sites in Australia—Riversleigh World Heritage Area. Spend time at Riversleigh - D Site information displays to find out how a 25-million-year-old landscape was rediscovered.

From the visitor area, follow the Riversleigh fossil trail to the top of a limestone bluff for views over an ancient landscape which captures all records of life.

Learn more about the natural, cultural and historical significance of Riversleigh.

Getting there and getting around

The Riversleigh - D Site visitor area is in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park, 156km north of the Barkly Highway.

See Visiting Riversleigh safely for detailed road access information.

Wheelchair accessibility

The Riversleigh - D Site information displays and visitor area toilet are wheelchair accessible (assistance may be required).

Before you visit

Opening hours

Riversleigh - D Site visitor area is open 24 hours a day. Access may be closed at times due to extreme weather conditions or park management activities.

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Riversleigh safely.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.