Kurrimine Beach National Park and Kurrimine Beach Conservation Park Tropical North Queensland

Things to do

    Pied imperial-pigeons (Ducula bicolor) can often be seen, and heard, in the trees along the Paddy Illich track during the wet season. Photo: Queensland Government

    Pied imperial-pigeons (Ducula bicolor) can often be seen, and heard, in the trees along the Paddy Illich track during the wet season. Photo: Queensland Government

    Camping and accommodation

    Camping

    Camping is not permitted in Kurrimine Beach National Park or Kurrimine Beach Conservation Park.

    Other accommodation

    There is a range of accommodation in Kurrimine Beach and also at nearby Mission Beach. For more information see the tourism information links below.

    Walking

    There is no public access to Kurrimine Beach National Park.

    There is a short walking track in Kurrimine Beach Conservation Park.

    Paddy Illich track—600m return (20 minutes) Grade: easy

    This track loops in a circuit through coastal rainforest growing on sandy soil. Signs detail some of the significant relationships that exist between plants and animals of the forest.

    Picnic and day-use areas

    A picnic table is located at the start of the Paddy Illich walking track.

    Viewing wildlife

    A variety of birds frequent the area and many can be seen along the walking track in the conservation park. Orange-footed scrubfowl are permanent residents while others, including pied-imperial pigeons, are annual visitors to the forest.

    On a smaller scale, green tree ants build their nests in the leaves and snails are common on the forest floor.

    See the description of the park’s natural environment for more details about the area’s wildlife.

    • There are currently no park alerts for this park.