Hinchinbrook Island National Park
|Hinchinbrook Island National Park
Hinchinbrook Island, 2006
|Nearest town or city||Cardwell|
|Area||399 km2 (154.1 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service|
|Website||Hinchinbrook Island National Park|
|See also||Protected areas of Queensland|
Hinchinbrook Island National Park is situated along the Cassowary Coast Queensland, Australia. The nearest capital city is Brisbane approxrimately 1240 km to the south. Cardwell is two hours drive north of Townsville being the closest North Queensland provincial city. Cairns a Far North Queensland provincial city is two and a half hours drive north from Cardwell. The main geographical features in the park are the rugged Hinchinbrook Island, including Mount Bowen.
The Hinchinbrook Island National Park includes 393 km² area of Hinchinbrook Island, being Australia's largest island National Park. The continental island has a mountainous interior providing diverse refuges for endemic and Endangered Species.
Other conservation parks nearby
- Hema maps. (1997). Discover Australia's National Parks. pp 178 – 179 Random House. ISBN 1-875992-47-2
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