National Parks


QLD Mackay - Cape Upstart National Park

Flanked by sandy beaches, Cape Upstart is an imposing granite headland covered in a range of vegetation types from vine thicket to heath.

This is an important place for the Juru people.

The surrounding waters are part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park


Cape Upstart is on the coast between Ayr and Bowen. There is no vehicle access to the park.

Further Information

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
PO Box 15187
City East Q 4002

13 QGOV (13 74 68)