Tewantin National Park Sunshine Coast

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About Tewantin

    Park features

    Tewantin National Park preserves diverse landscapes and wildlife. Rainforest, open eucalypt forest and wallum remnants between Noosa and Cooroy provide important refuge for native wildlife including echidnas, swamp wallabies and wallum froglets.

    Birdwatchers will hear the calls of countless species including the characteristic eastern whip bird and vulnerable glossy black cockatoo.

    Even if you are not lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the wildlife the range of vegetation will stimulate the senses as you explore the park.

    Looking after the park

    You can help protect the natural environment and help ensure the survival of native plants and animals living here, by following these guidelines.

    • Everything within national parks and forests is protected. Do not take or interfere with plants, animals, soil or rocks.
    • Do not feed or leave food for animals. Human food can harm wildlife and cause some animals to become aggressive.
    • Stay on the track. Do not cut corners or create new tracks.
    • Take rubbish home with you as no bins are provided.
    • Obey signs and safety notices.

    See the guidelines on caring for parks for more information about protecting our environment and heritage in parks.

    Park management

    Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) manages this park under the Nature Conservation Act 1992.

    Tourism information links

    Visit Noosa information centres
    ph (07) 5430 5000 or 1300 066 672
    email info@visitnoosa.com.au

    Noosa National Park Information Centre
    Managed by the Noosa Parks Association
    Located beside the day-use area in Noosa National Park (Park Road entrance).
    Open from 8.30am to 4.30pm, seven days a week.
    Phone: (07) 5447 3522

    Visit Sunshine Coast
    ph 1300 847 481 (within Australia)
    email visit@visitsunshinecoast.com

    Gympie Tourist Information Centre
    Lake Alford information centre
    24 Bruce Highway, Gympie, QLD 4570
    ph 1800 444 222

    For tourism information for all regions in Queensland see Queensland Holidays.