Eurimbula National Park Gladstone

Eurimbula National Park includes the beautiful coastline where Captain James Cook made his first landing in Queensland. Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

Be inspired: Camping at Eurimbula is an ‘epic voyage of exploration’ for the whole family!

When Lieutenant James Cook set out from England on his first epic voyage of discovery, he could never have imagined what he’d find upon encountering the shores of ‘New Holland’. Photo credit: © Chris Whitelaw

Be inspired: Up for an eco-adventure? Head to Eurimbula National Park

Got a burning urge to leave the ‘9 to 5’ far, far behind, even if it’s only for the weekend? Grab your mates, pile into your 4WD and make your way to Eurimbula National Park (just 112km north-west of Bundaberg) for a weekend jam-packed with eco-adventures. Pitch a tent, throw in a line, go for a bushwalk or jump on an eco-tour, there are heaps of ways you can explore… Photo credit: © Charlotte Reynolds

Lieutenant James Cook, with botanist Joseph Banks, made his first landing in Queensland on this picturesque coastline. The park is botanically diverse and protects mangroves, coastal vine thickets and littoral rainforest.


About 112km north-west of Bundaberg, central Queensland coast, Australia.

Accessible by

  • 4WD

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Park facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Lookout
  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Fishing
  • Walking

Highlights and announcements

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.