Camping near Bowen with swimming

Choose between eight beaches and dozens of island getaways at this coastal paradise.

97% (237 reviews)
97% (237 reviews)

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9 top campgrounds near Bowen with swimming

Booked 13 times

Harrison Court Farmstay

4 sites · RVs, Tents2 acres · Bowen, QLD
Harrison Court Farmstay is a lovely slice of Bowen in the heart of town. It's a private space only open to very limited numbers at a time to ensure happiness of all guests. There are no ameneities here, campers must be self-contained and leave no trace. The property is located 5 minutes drive to beaches, close to le sorrole coffee house, service station (24hrs) and shopping centre. Enjoy the lovely sunsets and away from the hustle and bustle Harrison Court Farmstay has to offer. No pets please. Communal fire pit for winter. Contained fire pits allowed. No water or toilet available. Dump point Hay Street across from caravan park. Please take all rubbish with you so we can keep our costs minimal.
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AU$16
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Blackiron

9 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Andromache, QLD
Situated on the bank of the Andromache River, setup camp at one of our cozy camp spots and enjoy the quiet of the bush. We have sites available in our grassy paddock which are accessible by all vehicles. Sand camping is available for 4x4's with tent/swag set ups during the dry seasons. No trailers or vans are permitted on the sand due to bogging. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a campfire and visual displays of local wildlife, try your hand at fishing in the river or just enjoy a cool swim just a few meters from our grassy sites. Guests are required to be fully self-sufficient with their own toilet/shower facilities and must take all waste and rubbish with them on departure. Only a short distance from Airlie Beach and the islands for those interested in the local tourist attractions. Pets are welcome but must be kept on a leash and cleaned up after.
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AU$20
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* Before taxes and fees
Booked 4 times

Menilden Farm

10 sites · RVs, Tents38 acres · Bowen, QLD
Our property is 38 acres in size and is primarily used as an equestrian facility where coaching, clinics and training in dressage are conducted as well as providing agistment. The camping area is 100 metres or so from the nearest road and next to a dam and provides some of the most gorgeous sunsets around. Currently you will need to be self sufficient as we don’t have any toilet or shower facilities and we are still working on our shade with the trees having only just been planted. We are are only 2km from the Bruce hi-way and a comfortable 10 minute drive to the beautiful Bowen beaches, shops, pubs, restaurants making this a great spot to base yourself for your next Bowen getaway or if you are just passing through.
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AU$15
 / night
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Green Meadows Retreat

4 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Bowen, QLD
Our property, aptly named "Green Meadows Retreat," is a serene and picturesque retreat nestled adjacent to the banks of the tranquil Don River. Spanning 20 acres of lush greenery, our land offers a unique blend of natural beauty and peaceful seclusion. The property is adjacent to a winding river that provides a calming backdrop for a variety of activities, including trail biking, buggying and peaceful nature walks. Sprawling farmland is also part of the landscape, offering a delightful opportunity for guests to purchase fresh, seasonal produce. On-site, guests can enjoy hiking through grassy trails, birdwatching, and stargazing. Nearby, the area offers opportunities for horseback riding, four wheel driving, and exploring local bush trails and farms. Whether seeking relaxation or outdoor adventure, Green Meadows Retreat offers something for every nature enthusiast.
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AU$30
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Bowen Base Camp

8 sites · RVs10 acres · Bowen, QLD
Welcome to the Whitsundays. Relax in country surroundings. We are located 10 minutes from the Don River where you can go 4WD driving and find some top swimming holes. Conveniently we are also 10 minutes into Bowen business centre for all your supply needs. Bowen is a relaxed town with old architecture and wide streets. The coastline is postcard perfect with turquoise water and white sandy  beaches. There are beautiful beaches all around Bowen for swimming and snorkelling - checking out the small reefs close to shore is a must. Or just relax in front of the campfire with your dog.Explore Horseshoe Bay, Murrays Bay, Rose Bay, Grays, Kings and Queens Beaches, the Town Beach and Dalrymple Point. The local pubs offer great meals in beer gardens.You will need to be self-contained with own camping toilet/shower, water and supplies. 
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AU$25
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Land for Wildlife

4 sites · RVs, Tents3 acres · QLD
With panoramic escarpment views, peace, privacy and quiet, this mountain top property has easy access from the road. The property is serviced by free courtesy buses, tour adventures, taxi service, and takeaway food services. Please understand seasons of the dry tropics changes the look of the property photos. We have breathtaking distant Eco views of mountains, escarpments and nature that will leave you awe struck. It makes for a great stay over. Located between Northerlies Bar Bistro, Cannonvale Shopping Centre, Airlie Beach and the Great Barrier Reef islands corals, parks. We have a limited number of campsites so your quiet, privacy, independence and convenience are important to us. We see high tide and have cooling sea breezes. Very, very important the drive has entry and exit. 1. To enter: Unhook the gate let yourself in; then close it please to maintain our privacy and stop transport services driving through. 2. Leave exit gate open. 3. Park so reversing beepers are not activated when leaving early morning to avoid waking up other guests. You can leave your camp and get courtesy buses to explore Great Barrier Reef tour options, refresh in Airlie Central, stock shop or just go out on the town for fun. So, relax here with us and revitalize from all the driving. Prepare yourselves now for your Great barrier Reef adventures before your next long distant OZ trip. Stay for a holiday or a night as you travel Queensland/Australia. Maybe you can refer a fellow traveler of how central this Hipcamp is to the Great Barrier Reef and township of Airlie Beach. We look forward to welcoming you!
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AU$50
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Natures Nook

1 site · RV, Tent2 acres · Woodwark, QLD
A private oasis nestled among the lush tropical bushland, where you can relax and unwind in tranquillity. This secluded camp site is the perfect retreat for couples seeking a getaway, or those who simply wish to immerse themselves in nature. The serene atmosphere provides an ideal setting for stargazing and wildlife spotting around the conjunction of a seasonal freshwater creek. Natures Nook camp site offers the ultimate privacy and seclusion, yet the friendly owners of whom are a young family are readily available should you need assistance. Conveniently located just 5 minutes away from the Whitsunday Plaza Shopping Centre and three minutes from the famous Northerlies Beach Bar with courtesy buses available. For those seeking a bit more excitement, a 10-minute drive will take you to the Coral Sea Marina, where you can embark on a variety of water activities. And when the sun sets, immerse yourself in the vibrant nightlife, dining, and shopping in the strip of Airlie Beach, including the famous lagoon only 12 minutes’ drive. Book your stay at this private camp site now and experience the best of both worlds - a secluded haven surrounded by nature and easy access to all the amenities of Airlie Beach Please Note: * Pets are allowed, but dogs must be kept on a lead. * A wheely bin is available, but for large rubbish removals, please take your waste to the tip located 5 minutes down the road across from Plaza. * Fires are permitted in the fire pit away from the edge of the camp area. * Please bring repellent as midges will be present during dusk and dawn in the marshlands. * Drinking water is only available from the water tank at the main house. * The camp site is located at the back of a 2-acre property so please show respect to our neighbours by not walking on their properties across the creek. * This is a quiet neighbourhood so no loud music or parties. * Minimal reception so best to download a movie before arrival. * Can fit a 4x4 and small camper trailer however you must have experience in navigating in small space as it can be a task to turn around. * The track and site is muddy when the rain is heavy due to the terrain.
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AU$25
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Brindabella

1 site · RV4 acres · Airlie Beach, QLD
We are situated on 4 acres only mins to Airlie Beach and a part of the beautiful Whitsunday s. 74 Islands around and great boating and fishing . Restaurants and taverns near by also taxis and courtesy vans available. Day trip s to local islands, Bredyls Animal farm and so so much more. Come visit paradise!!
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AU$35
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Sugar Shack
Booked 7 times

Sugar Shack

1 site · RV, Tent2 acres · Riordanvale, QLD
happy to take short/ long term workers.
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AU$35
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Camping near Bowen with swimming guide

Overview

Looking to go camping near Bowen, Queensland in Australia? Hipcamp has over 760 options available in the area that offer swimming as an activity. With options as low as $15 per night and an average price of $25 per night, there's something for every budget. Check out top campsites like Hold It Flats (2379 reviews), Mushroom Valley Eco Camp (358 reviews), and Creek and Antique Camping (233 reviews). Some popular amenities include pets, campfires, and potable water. Whether you're into fishing, snow sports, or historic sites, there's plenty to do in the area. So pack your bags and get ready for a camping adventure!

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