Fossicking camping permits
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.
The camping permit does not authorise you to fossick. If you wish to fossick, you can purchase a fossicking licence online, from our regional and district offices or from authorised licence agents.
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 permits can be also be purchased from our regional and district offices or from authorised licence agents.
Fossicking camping permit fees
For help and technical support when purchasing a fossicking camping permit online contact:
- Phone: +61 7 3199 8133
- Email: MyMinesOnline@resources.qld.gov.au