The three islands of the Wuthara group are high continental islands surrounded by 120ha of fringing reefs. With sheltered bays and sandy beaches lying between steep, rocky headlands, the islands offer visitors a remote, nature-based experience.
This island national park (CYPAL) is jointly managed by the Northern Kuuku Ya’u Kanthanampu Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC Land Trust and the Queensland Government in accordance with an Indigenous Management Agreement. Read more about joint management of Cape York Peninsula national parks.
Off the north-east coast of Cape York Peninsula, approximately 20km east of Fair Cape, 35km north of Portland Roads and 58km north of Lockhart River.
The Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Wuthara Island National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land) (CYPAL)—the Kuuku Ya’u people—welcome you to the area and ask that you respect this special place.
- No campfires
- No rubbish bins
- Tent camping
- Planned burn operations for Wuthara Island 7–14 June 2023