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 Captain 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

Journeys

  • Set out for adventure over land and sea on this trail through Eurimbula National Park and the Great Barrier Reef.

    Journey type
    Canoe/kayak, boat
    Distance
    Up to 80.5km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 13.5hrs paddling time + overnight stays.
    Grade
    unrated
    • No tent camping
    • Toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • No walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Enjoy a short, steep climb to panoramic views over the eastern lowlands and mountain ranges to the west.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    720m return
    Time suggested
    Allow 20–30min walking time.
    Grade
    Grade 3 walking track
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.