Access to Pandanus Park is Currently CLOSED.

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Pandanus Park War Veterans Retreat is situated on the northern bank of the Normanby River near Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park, Cape York, Queensland. It is a place of healing and a place of mateship for all Veterans of the Australian Defence Forces.  Relax in a bush camping retreat along the banks of the Normanby River, enjoy the great Australian bush in it’s own natural splendor. Only open to Veterans of the Australian defence forces and their immediate families, it offers a unique enviroment for healing, relaxation and mateship.  Peace after War.


Pandanus Park was established predominantly for Vietnam Veterans However the Committee recognized that through the goodwill of the Traditional Owners of Kalpowar Station Australian Defence Force VETERANS from all conflicts are welcome.
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About Pandanus Park

Pandanus Park is a unique place for all returned service personnel.
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Location & Maps

Where is Pandanus Park located?
Maps and Photos to help you find your way to Pandanus Park
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Campers Guide

Get some of the many tips from the "old" Pandanus Park members

Ceremonial Day

On Aug 18th each year we gather here at Pandanus Park to  remember our veterans who lost their lives in the service of their country.  
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The Committee

A new committee is elected each year and is responsible for the operation of Pandanus Park
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Photo Gallery

From Campsites to Crocs and Barra.
View the many photos from over the years
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Pandanus Cross

RAP includes the awarding of the Pandanus Cross each day to the camper who is voted as the most deserving of this prestigious award.
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