Russell River National Park

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  • Address: East Russell QLD 4861, Australia, Cairns
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +61-137468
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, National Park, River, Family And Kids

It is a small coastal park, located in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, nearly 65 kilometer away from of Cairns. Unlike other national parks, this park is exclusive best location for camping. The striking feature of the park is the mangrove forests surrounding the park. However, be aware of the crocodiles that you may encounter in the area. 

Russell River National Park Travel Tips

  • 1 family in camping means 2 adults and 3-6 children.
  • Do not litter.
  • Always bury human waste at least 15 cm deep and well away from camps, tracks and watercourses.
  • Fuel stoves are recommended.
  • Open fires are allowed. However, fire woods are not provided and must not be collected from the park.
  • Things to bring are: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, firewood or preferable a fuel stove and trowel or shovel.
  • Pets are not allowed.

Entrance Ticket Details For Russell River National Park

For camping fee :

  • Fees : 1 family ($23) + 1adult ($5.75)
  • Total fee = $28.75 per night
  • $3.20 per person per night for students and accompanying adults on approved excursions.

How to Reach Russell River National Park

  • By Car

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  • Russell River National Park Address: East Russell QLD 4861, Australia, Cairns
  • Russell River National Park Contact Number: +61-137468
  • Russell River National Park Timing: 24-hrs
  • Russell River National Park Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Russell River National Park(preferred time): 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Russell River National Park: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 12.28% of people who visit Cairns include Russell River National Park in their plan

  • 62.5% of people start their Russell River National Park visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Russell River National Park

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

87.5% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Russell River National Park

People normally club together Babinda Boulders and Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway while planning their visit to Russell River National Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Russell River National Park Reviews & Ratings

Google+
  • Beautiful....great boat ramp.

  • Pretty little place, damn shame people won't clean up after themselves however.

  • No facilities but wonderful beach and fishing. Get there early camp areas go quick. Bring everything no shop no toilet or shower.

  • Paradise

  • Always good. Ask a local to take you.

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