Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park

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Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park is located in Queensland
Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park
Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park
Nearest town or cityChillagoe
Coordinates17°05′30″S 144°23′35″E / 17.09167°S 144.39306°E / -17.09167; 144.39306Coordinates: 17°05′30″S 144°23′35″E / 17.09167°S 144.39306°E / -17.09167; 144.39306
Area36.9 km2 (14.2 sq mi)
Managing authoritiesQueensland Parks and Wildlife Service
WebsiteChillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park
See alsoProtected areas of Queensland

Chillagoe-Mungana Caves is a national park in Chillagoe, Shire of Mareeba, Queensland, Australia.[1]


The park is 1455 km northwest of Brisbane.[2]

The park is located within the Walsh River catchment area and the Einasleigh Uplands bioregion.[3] A total of 10 rare or threatened species have been recorded in the park.[3]


There are several self-guided limestone caves, the Archways, Pompeii cave, and Bauhinia cave. The historic Chillagoe smelters area has mining relics from the 1890s. There are a few small rock galleries of Indigenous Australian art.

Camping is not permitted.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park (entry 39418)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Things to See and Do". Queensland Holidays. Retrieved 2013-12-25.
  3. ^ a b "Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park". WetlandInfo. Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  4. ^ "About Chillagoe". Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing. 13 December 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2016.