Marine turtles

Marine turtles

The marine waters of central Queensland provide important foraging grounds for six of the world’s seven marine turtle species.

Central Queensland islands provide important nesting havens for Flatback turtles, while beaches along our coast provide resting areas for Green and Loggerhead turtles.

Explore our interactive map to learn more

Download a copy of the Queensland Marine Turtle Field Guide

Find out more about each species and what you can do to help protect them below:

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