Gheebulum Kunungai (Moreton Island) National Park and Moreton Island Recreation Area Brisbane

National park management with traditional owners

Mulgumpin’s national park and recreation area is jointly managed between the island’s traditional owners and native title holders, the Quandamooka People, and the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Photo credit: © Bianca Holderness

Gheebulum Kunungai – ‘lightnings’ playground’

Mulgumpin’s national park was renamed in 2021 to Gheebulum Kunungai (Moreton Island) National Park to reflect its strong cultural and historical significance. Gheebulum Kunungai means ‘lightnings’ playground’ in the language of the Quandamooka people. Photo credit: istock

Review of protected area management plan

The long-term plan for managing and conserving the natural and cultural values of Mulgumpin’s protected areas, including the national park and recreation area, is currently under review. Read more about this process and how you can keep informed. Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Native title on Mulgumpin

Find out more information and background about native title on Mulgumpin held by the Quandamooka People, the island’s traditional owners and custodians.

Bookings and permits

Permits to drive or camp in Mulgumpin’s recreation area are booked and managed through Mulgumpin Camping. Photo credit: © Bianca Holderness

Tall sand dunes, miles of sandy beaches, crystal clear creeks and lagoons, coastal heath, rocky headlands and abundant wildflowers make Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) a jewel in Moreton Bay.

Location

Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) is 40km by ferry from Brisbane.

Welcome

The Quandamooka community welcomes you to Mulgumpin (Moreton Island).

Accessible by

  • 4WD

Learn moreGetting there

Park facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Information centre
  • Park office
  • Passenger ferry
  • Toilets
  • Wifi
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Showers
  • Fishing
  • Walking

Highlights and announcements

  • Mulgumpin’s national park and recreation area is jointly managed between the island’s traditional owners and native title holders, the Quandamooka People, and the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

  • Mulgumpin’s national park was renamed in 2021 to Gheebulum Kunungai (Moreton Island) National Park to reflect its strong cultural and historical significance. Gheebulum Kunungai means ‘lightnings’ playground’ in the language of the Quandamooka people.

  • Aerial view of the southern end of Gheebulum Kunungai (Moreton Island) National Park. Review of protected area management plan

    Image creditAerial view of the southern end of Gheebulum Kunungai (Moreton Island) National Park.© Tourism and Events Queensland

    The long-term plan for managing and conserving the natural and cultural values of Mulgumpin’s protected areas, including the national park and recreation area, is currently under review. Read more about this process and how you can keep informed.

  • Find out more information and background about native title on Mulgumpin held by the Quandamooka People, the island’s traditional owners and custodians.

  • Bookings and permits

    Image credit© Bianca Holderness

    Permits to drive or camp in Mulgumpin’s recreation area are booked and managed through Mulgumpin Camping.