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Undara Volcanic National Park

Wheelchair access Picnic area Easy, short walks


300km south-west of Cairns or 420km north-west of Townsville


Welcome to Undara Volcanic National Park, traditional country of the Ewamian Aboriginal people.

What's special?

This park contains the remains of the Earth’s longest flow of lava originating from a single volcano. Caves within this lava tube are fertile pockets in which rainforest plant and animal species thrive.

Undara Volcanic National Park. Photo: EPA.
Undara Volcanic National Park
Photo: EPA.

Getting there and getting around
Park features
Camping and accommodation
Things to do
Things to know before you go
Staying safe
Looking after the park
Park management
Tourism information links
Further information
Nature, culture and history

Further Information
EPA Customer Service Centre
160 Ann Street, Brisbane
PO Box 15155 CITY EAST QLD 4002
ph (07) 3227 8185
fax (07) 3227 8749
Open 8.30am-5pm Monday – Friday, except public holidays and Christmas to New Year

QPWS Cairns Information Centre
5B Sheridan Street, Cairns
PO Box 2066 CAIRNS QLD 4870
ph (07) 4046 6600
fax (07) 4046 6751

QPWS Reef and National Parks Information Centre
Old Quarantine Station, Pallarenda
ph (07) 4722 5224
fax (07) 4722 5222
Open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm

Key facilities at this park
ToiletsWheelchair accessCampfires prohibitedPicnic areaPicnic shelterEasy, short walksNatural lookouts
Key to symbols

Useful links
Undara Volcanic National Park maps (coming soon)

Species lists

Nearby parks

Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park
Forty Mile Scrub National Park
Millstream Falls National Park