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Best Campsites and Camp Grounds In Queensland

Queensland, the sunshine state, is Australia’s tropical capital. Being the second largest state in Australia, it is home to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, ancient rainforests, and some of Australia’s whitest sands. Although Queensland has many large towns and cities such as Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, and Townsville, a majority of the sunshine state is still regional and boasts some beautiful remote locations. Some of the main reasons for travellers to visit Queensland is it’s beautiful scenery, excellent surfing coastline, vibrant art scene, scuba diving, whale watching and great camping facilities. 

Queensland has some of the most remote and peaceful camp sites in Australia. It is one of the best places to isolate yourself from daily life and spend a quiet and peaceful holiday in solitude. Most of the camping grounds in Queensland are located beside beautiful beaches, inside national parks, and on the banks of picturesque rivers and lakes. 

Most of the key places to visit in Queensland are easily accessible from Brisbane and Cairns. The list below is divided to help you easily find the best camp sites and camp grounds near Brisbane and best camp sites and camp grounds near Cairns.

Camp sites maintained by Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service are in excellent locations and have basic facilities required for camping. Please make sure that you get your vehicle permit and camping permit before going camping in Queensland. 

Below is a list of some of the best camp sites in Queensland, camp grounds in Queensland and caravan parks in Queensland is below.

NORTH OF BRISBANE:

Water Park Creek

Red Rock Camping Area

Upper Stony Visitor Area

Munall Camping Area

Griffiths Creek Camping Area

Tolderodden Conservation Park

Dogwood Creek Camping Area

Wongi Waterholes Camping Area

Wilga Bush Camping Area

Westcott Camping Area

Dandabah camping area, Bunya Mountains National Park

Crows Nest National Park

Emu Creek Camping and Day-Use Area

Clancy’s Campground and Day-Use Area

Peach Trees Camping Area

Coochin Creek camping area, Beerwah State Forest

 

WEST OF BRISBANE: 

Amamoor Creek camping area, Amamoor State Forest

Cedar Grove camping area, Amamoor State Forest

Glastonbury Creek Camping Area

 

SOUTH OF BRISBANE:

Casuarina camping area

Manna Gum camping area, Main Range National Park

Castle Rock camping area, Girraween National Park

The Settlement Camping Area

NORTH OF CAIRNS:

Kalpowar Crossing Camping Area, Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)

Noah Beach camping area, Daintree National Park

Speewah Regional Park Campground

 

 

SOUTH OF CAIRNS:

Platypus camping area, Danbulla National Park and State Forest

Fong-On Bay camping area, Danbulla National Park and State Forest

Downfall Creek camping area, Danbulla National Park and State Forest

Kauri Creek camping area, Danbulla National Park and State Forest

Goldsborough Valley Camp Ground

Henrietta Camp Ground

Murray Falls Camping Area (Girramay National Park)

Broadwater camping area, Abergowrie State Forest

Jourama Falls

Big Crystal Creek

Emu Swamp Camping Area

Pyramid Campground

Prepare for your camping trip: 

  • Stock up on essential food supplies
  • Take enough drinking water to last you for the entire holiday
  • Watch out for fire alerts and restrictions
  • Get your parks pass

Excited to plan for your camping trip in Queensland? 

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