Palmerston (Doongan), Wooroonooran National Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: Paul Curtis © Queensland Government

Palmerston, renowned for lush rainforest, scenic views, steep gorges and cascading waterfalls, offers opportunities for picnicking, camping and bushwalking in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.


115km south-west of Cairns.


The Mamu Traditional Owners welcome you to their country and ask that you visit respectfully.

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Park facilities

  • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
  • No campfires
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Lookout
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • Tent camping
  • Caravan camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Campervan camping
  • Motor home camping
  • Walking
  • World Heritage