Jardine River Ferry
Jardine River Ferry is the only means to reach the most northern point of Australia (NPA).
The Jardine Ferry has reopened 7 days a week -
8am - 6pm, with a 1 hour break between 12 pm - 1 pm
PAYMENT BY EFTPOS ONLY OR TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE.
SHOULD THE OPERATING HOURS CHANGE, NOTICES WILL BE PUT ON FB AND NPARC WEB PAGE.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO CHECK AT ANY TIME, PLEASE CALL THE FERRY ON 0740691369 OR BAMAGA OFFICE 0740904120.
PLEASE ENSURE YOU REGISTER UPON ARRIVAL AT THE ROADHOUSE WITH LICENCE AND REGISTRATION.
ANY PERSON NOT REGISTERING WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO CROSS. LICENCES WILL BE CHECKED.
CCTV CAMERAS ARE INSTALLED AT THE FERRY AND ROADHOUSE IN THE INTEREST OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
Peaceful Serenity at sunset
The Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area of Queensland covers a wide geographic area of approximately 48,000 sq km and includes three local government Council areas.
Tip of Australia
The most northerly point of this great country.
Northern Peninsula Area iconic bird - Palm Cockatoo
Summer dusk skies
Beautiful scenes present themselves daily.
Community & Public Notices
Public Notice - EHRLICHIOSIS CANIS Disease affecting Dogs in Northern Australia
The disease ehrlichiosis (say AIR-LIK-EE-O-SIS) has been confirmed in a small area in NW Australia and NT for the first time in dogs. Dogs become infected after being bitten by an infected tick. For more details please click here.
AFRICAN SWINE FEVER NOTICE
African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious disease that effects domestic and wild pigs. It is caused by the ASF virus. It is not zoonotic (a pathogen that can transfer between animals and humans). It is highly stable and can persist for weeks to months in carcasses, faeces and pork products. CLICK HERE
Northern Peninsula Area Flooding
WET SEASON REMINDER * Do not attempt to cross swollen or flooded creeks, causeways or bridges. If its flooded, forget it.
NPA Road Safety
NPARC wish to advise that following some recent serious accidents, we would like to remind travellers that while driving on the PDR to/from Jardine Ferry crossing, please drive to prevailing conditions, keep your lights on, and be patient while travelling on the dusty roads. As a reminder dirt roads can be slippery when wet, soft in places in dry dirt and can deteriorate quickly with wet weather and/or heavy traffic.