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

North Point (tent site) camping area

North Point campground offers large, grassy, defined sites, many with shade. All sites are marked with totems. Campground is close to surf beach and within walking distance to Honeymoon Bay.

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD

Camping area facilities

  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Short walk to tent
  • Walking
  • Scenic drive
  • Swimming
  • Fishing

Location: at the northern tip of the island, between Yellow Patch and Cape Moreton.

Access: the campground can be reached by 4WD only. Four sites are suitable for camper trailers. Although the campground is accessible by 4WD, it is necessary to park a short distance from each camp site. It is not possible to drive onto or beside tent sites.

Number of sites: a maximum of 21 sites are available, all marked with totems. Seasonal closures mean that not all sites will be full all year round.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping, camper trailers and large groups.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: water (treat before drinking), hybrid toilets, cold showers and pedestrian access to surf beach.

Open fires: prohibited.

Generator use: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water and containers, water sterilisation tablets, rubbish bags, sunscreen, insect repellent, sealable containers for rubbish, first-aid kit and sand pegs. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online. Bookings can be made no more than six months in advance.

Mobile phone coverage: poor and unreliable.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Gheebulum Kunungai (Moreton Island) safely and camp with care.