Fossicking camping permits
COVID-19 fossicking and camping open
Fossicking areas are open and camping is permitted. Please continue to observe social distancing measures and other health directives.
Read about Queensland’s Roadmap to easing restrictions.
Camping is allowed in some designated fossicking lands and areas, including:
- Duck Creek and Sheep Station Creek designated fossicking land
- Opalton designated fossicking land
- Divide, Reward, Rubyvale, Sapphire and Scrub Lead designated fossicking land (other than prohibited camping land).
A fossicking camping permit is required. The maximum stay at any one area is 3 months.
Purchase a fossicking camping permit
You can purchase your fossicking camping permit online using our secure payment gateway. Your permit will be emailed to you once payment is confirmed. Credit card is currently the only payment option.
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Fossicking camping permit fees
For help and technical support when purchasing a fossicking camping permit online contact:
Phone: +61 7 3199 8133