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
Big Crystal Creek
Emu Swamp Camping Area
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
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