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This national park protects a range of wetlands including estuarine areas, freshwater swamps, saltmarshes and sand dunes. Halifax Bay wetlands are recognised as nursery grounds for a wide range of estuary fish such as barramundi, mangrove jack, grunter and salmon.
20 kilometres south-east of Ingham
- Generators allowed (conditions apply)
- No rubbish bins
- Trail bikes prohibited
Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park is recognised by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) as an area ‘of concern’. The coastal lowland area supports salt meadow/herbfield vegetation with highly-saline alluvial soils. The wetlands provide a habitat for wildlife, including migratory birds, and they are nursery grounds for fish, mud crabs and prawns. There are two separate shady camping areas in open woodland on the banks of creeks.
- Temporary closure of road access to camping area one: Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park 25 June to 30 July 2020