Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL) Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: Photo: Adam Creed © Qld Govt

Formerly known as Mungkan Kandju National Park, this large park stretches from the McIlwraith Range foothills, between the Archer and Coen rivers, and features open eucalypt woodlands, melaleuca swamps and a variety of rainforest types.

Location

In central Cape York Peninsula, about 25km north of Coen and 12hrs drive north of Cairns.

Welcome

The Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Oyala Thumotang National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land (CYPAL)) are the Wik Mungkan, Southern Kaanju and Ayapathu Aboriginal peoples. They welcome you to their land and ask that you respect their culture and country during your visit.

Accessible by

  • 4WD

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Park facilities

  • Cycling
  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Caravan, camper trailer, campervan sites
  • Fishing
  • Trail bike riding
  • Camping

Camping bookings

All camping in this park must be booked prior to arrival. To find out more about purchasing an e-permit, see camping information.