Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area Brisbane

Aerial view of the southern end of Moreton Island National Park. Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Bookings and permits

From February 2020, permits to drive or camp in the Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) Recreation Area are booked and managed through Mulgumpin Camping. Photo credit: © Tourism and Events Queensland

Journeys

  • Set amid flowering heathland, this freshwater lagoon is the perfect setting for a picnic, paddle or refreshing swim.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    500m return
    Time suggested
    Allow 20mins walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • Toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Stand in the shadow of Queensland's first lighthouse, soaking in spectacular ocean views and the island's fascinating cultural history.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.5km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 1hr walking time.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • Toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Be invigorated on this sandy walk through pristine coastal heath with scenic views of Heath Island and an intertidal estuary.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 30mins walking time.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Take a short stroll to a viewing platform overlooking a pristine freshwater lake with sedges, flowering heathland and abundant birdlife.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    60m return
    Time suggested
    Allow 5mins walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Take a short walk to Honeymoon Bay and witness historical artefacts and spectacular views of North Point and the Cape Moreton Lighthouse.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    700m return
    Time suggested
    Allow 20mins walking time.
    Grade
    easy (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Challenge yourself on a trek up the world's largest vegetated sand dune and be rewarded with endless views over Mulgumpin (Moreton Island).

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    2.2km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 2hrs walking time.
    Grade
    difficult (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Discover surf beaches, freshwater lagoons, spectacular lookouts, great fishing spots, scenic walks and idyllic picnic areas on this 4WD adventure.

    Journey type
    4WD, scenic drive
    Distance
    55km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 6hrs driving including stops.
    Grade
    unrated
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • No walking
    • Scenic drive
  • Step back in time and discover the remains of a World War II fort set high on the islands dunes.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    9.8km one way
    Time suggested
    Allow 3.5hrs walking time.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Set out on a 4WD adventure, where sand tobogganing, beach fishing and scenic mountain hikes are just the beginning.

    Journey type
    4WD, scenic drive
    Distance
    63km circuit
    Time suggested
    Allow 6hrs driving including stops.
    Grade
    unrated
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Lookout
    • No walking
    • Scenic drive
  • Discover the remnants of a historic telegraph line on this long, scenic walk through the island’s centre.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    16km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 6hrs walking time.
    Grade
    difficult (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive
  • Walk along the crest of a giant coastal dune to reach the island’s vast sand blow, known as The Desert.

    Journey type
    Walk
    Distance
    1.1km return
    Time suggested
    Allow 1hr walking time.
    Grade
    moderate (walk)
    • No tent camping
    • No toilets
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No lookout
    • Walking
    • No scenic drive

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.