Jardine River Ferry
Jardine River Ferry is the only means to reach the most northern point of Australia (NPA).
The Jardine Ferry has now reopened 7 days a week -
8am - 6pm, with a 1 hour break between 12 pm - 1 pm
PAYMENT BY EFTPOS ONLY
You will still need to obtain approval for travel from the NPA LDMG. Please contact Bamaga office on 0740904120 if requiring further information.
Please ensure you have the required “approved documentation” before you travel in order to cross over on the Ferry. You will be refused crossing on the Ferry if you do not have the correct paperwork.
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
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.