Lamington National Park Brisbane | Gold Coast

Enjoy a quiet picnic nestled in the rainforest. Photo credit: Kim Morris © Queensland Government

Lush rainforest, ancient trees and stunning waterfalls make Lamington National Park an outstanding place to visit! Photo credit: Nick Hill © Queensland Government

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Be inspired: Meet Lamington’s iconic and elusive wildlife—let the show begin!

Roll up, roll up! You’re about to meet the show-stopping performers of our Gondwana World Heritage Area rainforest! Photo credit: Lightcapturer © Queensland Government

Be inspired: 8 family-friendly walks around the Gold Coast

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Be inspired: A magical history tour of Queensland’s earliest national parks

South-East Queensland is the cradle of Queensland National Parks. So let’s take a tour of 4 of our earliest parks to learn the fascinating stories behind their creation and find out how to best enjoy them today. Photo credit: Nick Hill © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Refresh in the ‘green behind the gold’—5 bushwalks on the Gold Coast

Queensland National Parks in the Gold Coast hinterland offer bushwalks where you can refresh in cool mountain air, immerse your senses in lush green forests and feast your eyes on breathtaking scenery. Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Binna Burra lower day-use area

Sit back and relax in this shady picnic area, and then find out all you need to know from the nearby Binna Burra Information Centre.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Attraction facilities

  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets (flush)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)

Have a picnic beneath grand old eucalypts before following the pathway to the Binna Burra Information Centre. Here you can learn all about the park and use the maps and information to plan your Lamington journey. Immerse yourself in displays about the park’s amazing history and the remarkable wildlife protected here.

Next door to the information centre is the foresters’ hut. Inside you’ll learn about early track construction and the story of bushwalking in Australia.

Armed with all the information you need and inspired to start exploring, head off on one of the walking tracks—the Gwongoorool track and Illinbah circuit start from here.

This park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, famed for its ongoing geological processes, evolutionary history, and diversity (especially of rare, threatened and endemic species).

Getting there and getting around

Binna Burra lower day-use area is in the Binna Burra section of Lamington National Park, 110km south of Brisbane.

  • The day-use area is on Binna Burra Road, 1.7km from the park entrance.

For more details on how to get to Lamington National Park, please see getting there and getting around.

Wheelchair accessibility

This day-use area has wheelchair-accessible toilet facilities. The Information Centre provides wheelchair-accessible toilets and the Binna Burra upper day-use area, 2km from here, has wheelchair-accessible toilet facilities and picnic tables. There are no wheelchair-accessible walking tracks in this section of the park.

At Green Mountains section there are two wheelchair-accessible walking tracks. The Centenary track is a 900m universal access track, and the first 700m of the Border Track is accessible for wheelchairs with assistance.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Binna Burra lower day-use area is open 24 hours a day

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Lamington safely.