Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park Townsville

Photo credit: Phil Copp © Queensland Government

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Cape Pallarenda was once a quarantine station in the early 1900s and a strategic defence location in World War II. Visitors can walk and ride the Cape Pallarenda Trails to see the World War II structures on the Cape Pallarenda headland.


10km north-east of Townsville


The Gurambilbarra Wulgurukaba People welcome you to Wariganda (Cape Pallarenda) and ask that you respect and travel lightly through Country.

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Park facilities

  • No campfires
  • European history
  • Lookout
  • No rubbish bins
  • Parking area
  • Picnic tables
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • No camping
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Walking

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