Visiting Plunkett safely
Getting there and getting around
Plunkett Conservation Park, Wickham National Park and Wickham Timber Reserve are 50km south-west of Brisbane or 53km north-west of the Gold Coast via the Pacific Motorway (M1). Exit the motorway at Beenleigh and follow the Beaudesert–Beenleigh Road, then take the Chardons Bridge Road exit at Cedar Creek. Take the first left onto Plunkett Road and then right onto Flesser Road.
Refer to the Staying safe and visit with care information.
Before you visit
Refer to the information on things to do before visiting our parks and forests.
Essentials to bring
- Wear sturdy shoes, a hat, protective clothing and sunscreen.
- No bins are provided. Bring rubbish bags to remove your rubbish and recyclables from the park.
Dogs are allowed on the formed trails in Plunkett Conservation Park and Wickham Timber Reserve and must be restrained on a leash at all times.
Climate and weather
The area enjoys a mild, subtropical climate. The average daily temperature range is 24°C to 36°C in summer and 13°C to 21°C in winter. For more information see the tourism information links.
Fuel and supplies
Fuel and supplies are available at the nearby townships of Tamborine Village or Logan Village.
- Temporary Closure of Buccan Conservation Park 5–11 August 2021
- Changed access into Plunkett Conservation Park and Wickham Timber Reserve 9 July to 31 December 2021