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Frequently asked questions

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More park information is available in our trial Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area page.

Where are the toilets?

  • Toilets are located in all developed campgrounds. Additional toilets are located at Cape Moreton and near the barge landing area at Bulwer.

Does the national park have hot showers?

  • No

Does the national park have powered sites?

  • No

Does the national park provide rubbish bins?

  • Yes, bins are provided at The Wrecks and Comboyuro Point campgrounds.

Can I use a 2WD (conventional vehicle) around the national park?

  • No. All roads on the island are sand including the townships. Inland tracks can be very soft. All-wheel drives, 4WD vehicles with low ground clearance and heavy 4WD vehicles (especially those towing trailers) and campervans can become bogged in places. Only vehicles suitable for soft sand driving are recommended.

Can I use a trail bike around the national park?

  • No. Only island landholders and residents are permitted to use trail bikes on the island. Conditions apply.

Are there ranger-guided activities?

  • No

Can I have a campfire on Moreton Island?

  • Yes, fires are permitted in pre-existing fireplaces or fire pits at designated camp sites marked with a totem in the Comboyuro Point, Ben-Ewa and Blue Lagoon campgrounds and also at the five camping zones (PDF, 160K). Fire is prohibited in all other areas in Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area, including The Wrecks and North Point campgrounds and on all beaches. Always check if local fire bans are in place before lighting a fire.
Last updated
15 October 2018