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Recreational areas, facilities and activities

  • Find national parks and forests

    Find a national park or forest near you and read the latest park safety information on access, closures and conditions.

  • Fossicking in Utopia

    Read about where you can go fossicking for gems and gold.

  • Recreation centres

    Find out more about the range of exciting programs, camps and activities at the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast recreation centres.

  • Outdoor adventures and activities

    Find out about bush walking, canoeing and kayaking, cave tours, fossicking, rock climbing, horse riding and many other activities in national parks.

  • Guided tours

    View our list of guided tours in our national parks and forests; bushwalking, diving, wildlife encounters, and military and cultural history tours.

  • Learning activities in parks

    View our list of outdoor learning activities in our national parks and forests or check our calendar to find more activities in your area.

  • Permits for parks and forests

    Find out about permits for special activities, driving a vehicle, landing or operating aircraft, and taking flowers or an animal with you.

  • Group activities in national parks

    Find out about having exclusive use of an area or facilities for your event and if you need a permit.

Bush walking

Thinking of going bush walking in a remote area? Find out how you can get there.

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Last updated
12 October 2015

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