Cape Hillsborough National Park

Attractions Cape Hillsborough & Hibiscus Coast

Hours: Note: Open 24 hours a day.

Phone: 0013 0372


At Cape Hillsborough National Park, rainforest literally meets the waters of the Great Barrier Reef, providing unique habitats for plants and animals. Rugged, rainforest-clad hills plunge to rocky headlands of rhyolite boulders. Created by volcanic activity, the boulders separate white sandy beaches in this scenic and peaceful park. Watch the sunrise on the beach and meet friendly wallabies as they search for treats that the ocean washed up overnight. This is the perfect opportunity to get beautiful photos of the sunrise over the national park and get up close to these playful creatures. Learn about the history of the park and the Yuibera (Yuwi) Aboriginal people who continue their traditional use of the rich natural resources found here. The 1.2 kilometre Yuibera trail illustrates traditional coastal life. Observe more than 150 species of birds and 25 species of tropical butterflies and along the award-winning Diversity boardwalk, see shell middens from Yuibera feasts. Camping, cabins and motel rooms are available at the nearby tourist park and national park camping at Smalleys Beach

  • Access with assistance for the disabled
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Cafe
  • Car park
  • Catering
  • Coach parking
  • Conference/Convention facilities
  • Parking for the disabled
  • Picnic area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded area
  • Sheltered area
  • Tour desk
  • Viewing platform

Map & Directions

Location: Mount Ossa Road, Cape Hillsborough, Queensland 4740 Australia