Ella Bay National Park

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Ella Bay National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
Ella Bay from Heath's point.jpg
Ella Bay from Heath's point, 2017
Ella Bay National Park is located in Queensland
Ella Bay National Park
Ella Bay National Park
Coordinates 17°23′44″S 146°03′24″E / 17.39556°S 146.05667°E / -17.39556; 146.05667Coordinates: 17°23′44″S 146°03′24″E / 17.39556°S 146.05667°E / -17.39556; 146.05667
Established 1952
Area 37.10 km2 (14.32 sq mi)
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
See also Protected areas of Queensland

Ella Bay is a national park beside Ella Bay and spans the localities of Wanjuru in the Cassowary Coast Region and Eubenangee in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]

Geography[edit]

The park is 1329 km northwest of Brisbane. It is part of the Coastal Wet Tropics Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance for the conservation of lowland tropical rainforest birds.[2] It can be reached via Flying Fish Point on Ella Bay Road.[3]

Amenities[edit]

Adjacent to the park are camping facilities which are closed as of 2017.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ella Bay National Park - national park in Cassowary Coast Region (entry 11516)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 December 2017. 
  2. ^ BirdLife International. (2011). Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coastal Wet Tropics. Downloaded from "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 July 2007. Retrieved 2013-01-11.  on 2011-12-16.
  3. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 12 December 2017.