It’s adults at kids’ prices these Queensland school holidays at David Fleay Wildlife Park on the Gold Coast!

There’s never been a better time to bring the kids and come face-to-face with Australia’s most iconic wildlife and experience our Fleay’s in Flight bird show and the only platypus display on the Gold Coast! bit.ly/1pvtOWH
In Queensland it’s ‘wet, wet, wet’, and not the Scottish band kind—by the way, who knew this band was still going?

There ‘ain’t no sunshine’ at the moment and the Eurythmics are right, ‘here comes the rain again’! As the wet weather continues across the State we wanted to take this opportunity to remind all our visitors to check Park Alerts bit.ly/qld-park-alerts and weather warnings on...
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Ranger Milli found more than she bargained for while cleaning the toilets at Alligator Creek camping area in Bowling Green Bay National Park…
If it’s flooded forget it, even on our walking tracks! #Ifitsfloodedforgetit

Periods of high rainfall are great for getting waterfalls and creeks pumping but they can make some of our tracks and trails hazardous. We urge everyone to check Park Alerts bit.ly/qld-park-alerts for track closures before visiting any of our parks and please obey all signs and barriers we put in place—they are there...
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Can anyone tell us what this stunning specimen nests in?

Thanks to @myheroshots on IG for this beautiful shot.
Today is International Day of Forests, in case you need an excuse to get out among the trees!

This day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. We think our parks have some of the best forests around, what do you think?

Find out more about International Day of Forests
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Record breaking tour numbers at Mon Repos this season!

Mon Repos Turtle Encounter Tours have finished up for another season, with 30,369 people enjoying these unforgettable ranger-guided tours.

If you missed out this season then make sure you get in early for next season. Tours will start again in November and bookings can be made from 1 September online at or by calling (07) 4153 8888.
In the heart of the Desert Uplands is Moorrinya National Park—protecting one of Australia’s most important catchments—and we want you to pitch your tent there!
Our Facebook follower and Queensland national parks enthusiast Wade reckons there’s nothing like Paluma Range National Park in the wet season—what do you think?

Happy St Patrick’s Day by the way, go out and spend the weekend in the green!
Our rangers are on track for a Kokoda adventure!
Queensland National Parks rangers are, right now, working side-by-side with Papua New Guinean rangers to prepare the Kokoda Track ahead of the 75th anniversary of the World War II military campaign.
Nine of our passionate rangers have volunteered to assist the Kokoda Track Authority (KTA) with the repair and maintenance of the iconic track over...
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Mighty Mother Nature strikes at Girraween!
Early Monday (13 March) morning, Girraween National Park experienced a severe thunderstorm—with lightning actually striking at the park.
The park’s camping areas, day-use areas and most walking tracks are open but unfortunately the lightning strikes caused some damage and put a few facilities out of action.
Lightning caused major damage to concrete...
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Have you heard of Speewah Conservation Park in Explore Tropical North Queensland?

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A brand new dive site is being constructed off the coast of Bundaberg and you can ‘virtually’ watch it happen!

Follow Ex-HMAS Tobruk - from Wreck to Reef, run by the Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing, to stay up-to-date with the transformation of ex-HMAS Tobruk into a world-class dive site and artificial reef.

Ex-HMAS Tobruk - from Wreck to Reef

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Munga-Thirri National Park, in Experience Outback Queensland, Australia near the South Australian border, re-opens tomorrow and our rangers have just finished their first patrol for the season.
If you live in Visit Brisbane and have never been to Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre at The Gap, you’re missing out on our city’s best kept secret!
Travel a mere 12km from the CBD and you could be swimming or kayaking in Enoggera Reservoir, discovering the bush on one of our walking tracks, shredding it at the mountain bike skills course or learning about native animals at one of our Wildlife...
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Ranger Bronwyn from the Sunshine Coast Hinterland is #livingthedream
Ranger Jules from Moreton Island National Park thinks she has #thebestjobintheworld

What do you think?
Ranger Naomi from Byfield National Park loves the diversity of her job and is one of our most experienced fire officers.
Do you need some workout motivation?

Queensland National Parks are the best places to get physical!

Make sure you follow Start Playing Stay Playing for even more inspiration to get out and get active! #JoinTheMovement

Happy International Women’s Day (
Team Leader Carol works alongside Traditional Owners in the joint management of our Cape York Peninsula parks.