Great Basalt Wall National Park Townsville

This national park protects 35,200ha of land containing the Great Basalt Wall, a geological formation of the Toomba basalt flow. The park is not accessible to the public.


180km south-west of Townsville.

Park facilities

  • No access
  • No vehicle access
  • No camping


There is no public access to Great Basalt Wall National Park. The park boundaries are surrounded by freehold or leasehold properties, through which access is not permitted. The broken basalt terrain of the park is not traversable by vehicles. There are no roads, walking tracks, campgrounds or facilities.

Visitors can view basalt flows and camp along the banks of the Burdekin River at Dalrymple National Park. Located 42km north of Charters Towers, access is via the Gregory Developmental Road. Free campsites are provided at the nearby council camping reserve at Fletcher Creek.

Download the National Parks on the North Queensland Overlanders way map (PDF, 165.1KB) , to help plan your journey.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.