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Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)

Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL). Photo: Queensland Government.Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL). Photo: Queensland Government.

Changes to camping bookings

On-site self-registration is no longer available. Campers must obtain an e-camping permit and pay their camping fees before arriving at the camping area. Book your camp site:

Facilities and activities

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The Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Oyala Thumotang National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land (CYPAL)) are the Wik Mungkan, Southern Kaanju and Ayapathu Aboriginal peoples. They welcome you to their land and ask that you respect their culture and country during your visit.


In central Cape York Peninsula, about 25 km north of Coen and 12 hrs drive north of Cairns.

What's special

Formerly known as Mungkan Kandju National Park, this large park stretches from the McIlwraith Range foothills, between the Archer and Coen rivers, and features open eucalypt woodlands, melaleuca swamps and a variety of rainforest types.

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Last updated
28 April 2014