Camping near Chinchilla

Hike through ancient forests and wonder at waterfalls while camping near Chinchilla.

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Rubern Lagoons Koala Park

152 sites · RVs, Tents300 acres · Chinchilla, QLD
Rubern Lagoons is a natural bushland that we have built pea gravel smooth roads on for your valuable RV, Caravans, Buses or Vans to park on. With easy drive through parking, green lawns and spaces on and around our lagoons. The perfect place to get away with a group of friends and have a relaxing time while the kids enjoy the activities of the lagoons. Pets are welcome. Please note there is a very small service fee added for your insurance. The property is 5 minutes from the main street/CBD Chinchilla. Phone a taxi or take a stroll in to town to dine if you don't want to unhook or you can call and get a pizza delivered. You can paddle boat, canoe, kayak or tinny boat on the lagoons as part of your stay with us. Ruben One Hill under the gum trees, or enjoy our massive 10 metre deck over the water and watch the wildlife float around. There is also a great spot to watch the kangaroos coming for a drink and to lay under the trees. The most exciting part is, you could get lucky and see a Koala sitting in a gumtree beside your vehicle. We have seen a number of them while building this beautiful boutique camp grounds for visitors to enjoy in the western downs, Chinchilla. Please Note fire wood is $10.00 for a good size bag
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Bare Camp Nudist Clothing Optional

10 sites · RVs, Tents346 acres · Miles, QLD
Bare Camp is a Clothing Optional (nudist preferred) 346 acre property. It is a bush land block of Brigalow, Cypress, Wattle and other natives. There are small waterholes throughout one section of the property during the wetter months, a creek up the back and a dam near the house area. There is a wide variety of bird life on the property. There are often kangaroos and wallabies to be seen, and be on the look out for the elusive emus. There are some tracks through the property and more to be made. We are a work in progress. Room for RVs, trailers and tent camping. We are a totally off-grid property here. There is tank water available, you will need to filter or boil, and an outdoor shower to use. We just ask for quick showers to save water. We have a composting toilet to use if you aren't self sufficient. You are welcome to enjoy a fireside chat and drink with us in the evenings or just do your own thing. We won't be offended. We invite all people from all backgrounds and persuasions who love to be naked in nature to come and enjoy our little piece of paradise. Any disrespectful behavior and you will be asked to leave.
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Charleys Creek Campgrounds

78 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents35 acres · Chinchilla, QLD
Want to save! Book direct via our website. Charleys Creek Campgrounds, Chinchilla (previously known as Clover Hill Camping) is a unique campground right on Chinchilla’s doorstep. Set on 35 acres on the banks of Charley Creek, it has a beautiful bush land setting adjacent to the creek. A truly tranquil experience. Recently rebranded the name to Charleys Creek Campgrounds as it is more fitting, as there is no clover, not much of a hill, and not in America (Ranch). This will also tie in with our other entities - Charleys Creek Beef and Charleys Creek Brewing. We have a number of projects on the go and planned for the Charleys Creek entities to make every stay a unique and authentic experience. "Not just a campgrounds, its the experience". You are welcome to visit us, get to know us, and be part of our journey. This campground offers toilets, showers, access to potable water, and power hook ups. Open fire pits, and fire wood available. It is a dog friendly property. The story of Clover Hill Ranch- In 2019 our livestock enterprise was struggling with the ongoing drought. Water was getting very low and we were buying hay from Victoria. One day while checking stock on our grazing property Bradys (adjacent to Clover Hill Ranch) we looked across the near dry creek and said to each other - if we are going to endure this drought we need to do something different. So we were able to acquire Clover Hill Ranch which was then being run by the CMCA under a lease agreement to the then owners. Then Covid struck and the CMCA left Clover Hill Ranch. So we took it on ourselves and it has been a journey managing our four farming blocks Riverleigh; Coleridge; The Shanti and Bradys as well as Clover Hill Ranch. Fast forward and it is now April 2021 we absolutely love it; enjoy chatting with Campers about our story and we have even organised a Farm Tour route through all of our properties. The feedback has been amazing. We are continuously doing improvements to Clover Hill Ranch with many new Powered Sites with town water and new campsites right on the creek. And everyone loves it when we bring out our trailer mounted meat smoker to put on a smoked Wagyu feast! Campers can purchase our Wagyu and Grassfed Angus beef to try while camping and can even buy some to take home. Activities available at Charleys Creek Campgrounds, Chinchilla: include camping; fishing; kayaking; motorbike riding; bird watching and bush walking. There is accessibility for RVs, camper trailers, caravans and big rigs. Pull through bays available. Camping in tents is allowed. It is walking distance to Chinchilla town centre and Lions playground. Farm tours available upon request. Bookings preferable in advance to avoid disappointment.
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Columboola Country

233 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents265 acres · Hookswood, QLD
**SPECIAL OFFER - BOOK THREE NIGHTS, PAY FOR TWO** (one night will be refunded to your credit card after booking confirmed).265 acre bush property, with powered & freestyle camping sites. See other listing for cabins & cottage.The Punchbowl Creek roughly divides the property in half and boasts the best natural waterhole in the area. We are located approximately 1/2 way between Chinchilla & Miles Qld.Amenities available. Pet friendly.
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Chinchilla Country Camping

13 sites · RVs, Tents30 acres · Red Hill, QLD
We have 5 regular campsites. Suitable for any vehicle, tent, camper trailer, caravan. Campsites are on the lawns, access toilets and showers available. You don't need to be self-contained here. Grey water to septic system. (NO SEWAGE DUMP) 30 acres in a bush setter 2kms north west of Chinchilla. The property has beautiful green lawns and an amenities building with private bathrooms. Children are welcome and we are Dog friendly! Please note: we only take one vehicle & caravan per site. If you have multiple vehicles, please make a separate booking.es.
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Esmeralda

10 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Jandowae, QLD
Escape to our pet-friendly farm on 100 acres of country land, where horses, goats, cattle, and chickens roam freely amidst shaded areas with majestic trees. Experience the tranquility and beauty of rural living at our serene oasis, perfect for a peaceful retreat in nature. Easy to park and stop in overnight for a break.
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Kurrajong Bush Camping

20 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Kumbarilla, QLD
Welcome to Kurrajong! 100 acres situated 30 minutes west of Dalby. We are also a 30 minute drive from Tara in one direction and Kogan in another direction. Kurrajong can be accessed from the Moonee Highway, the Dalby/ Kogan Road or Ducklo School / Gulera RoadsGuests can find their own campsite or use one of ours which is already set up with fire pit. If you choose to find your own camping area please keep all fires contained. All guests must be fully self contained with their own toilet/shower facilities and must take all waste and rubbish with them on departure.Enjoy a quiet bush walk or catch some yabbies in the dam.  Guests are welcome to visit the miniature horses and join in with animal feeding routine morning and night.  Relax around the campfire in the evenings and enjoy a star filled sky.Guests are welcome to bring their motorbikes for riding in the adjacent state forest but please note there is strictly NO riding on the property. We also welcome guests to bring their horses to camp with them. We have a paddock and round yard available. Pets are welcome but dogs must be restrained near livestock. Our farm animal sanctuary is for all to enjoy.
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Tincurra Hideaway

10 sites · RVs, Tents211 acres · Tara, QLD
Tincurra, once a lambing paddock for the old Wieambilla Homestead continues to be a working farm set on 211 acres. Located in the middle of Kogan, Chinchilla, Tara and Condamine. Set up camp anywhere you wish on our 211 acre property either with the cattle or away from them. For swimming, we have 3 dams to choose from; and a creek which meanders through the back corner of the property; some very heavy wooded areas or more grassy areas. Come to the main house for a coffee, sit down and share a yarn or two around a camp fire. Fishing and yabbying permitted on a catch and release basis. Outdoor movies, or have a game of darts. Bushwalking and birdwatching. Fires are accepted as long as there are no fire bans in our area.
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Deadwood

4 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Kogan, QLD
Welcome to Deadwood! Nestled in between the Braemar and Kumbarilla State Forest in Queensland’s Westerns Downs you will find 100 acres of secluded paradise. Spend your days amongst the abundance of giant trees, native flora and fauna. Try your hand at catching some fish and yabbies, or swim and kayak in our clean dams. Let the kids run wild with there bikes. Walk or drive around the property on the many tracks or dirt roads. This campsite suits self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/shower. There is access to drinking water, a basic kitchen and cooking utensils, picnic table and rubbish facilities. We even offer a 4WD tour of the State Forest to discover its beauty, hidden wonders and local history. In the evening, enjoy stunning sunsets whilst sitting around the provided camp fire area, with access to fire wood and cooking utensils. At night, admire the clear skies ablaze with stars, knowing you are in a safe, fully fenced and secure environment. We are only 25 mins from Dalby, 20 mins to Kogan Pub and 20 mins to Lake Broadwater. Pets welcome. Ask us about registered firearm use. We look forward to sharing our large piece of paradise with you!
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Brady's Bush

15 sites · RVs, Tents30 acres · Chinchilla, QLD
If you like bush camping you'll love this spot. Creek frontage. Bush camping. Bring everything you need and leave no trace. Ideal place for bird watching or fishing. Very close to town, but you wouldn't know it. Buy wood in advance as an extra when making your camp booking.​ Rubbish to be taken with you. Leave site clean and tidy. Guests must be full self contained with their own toilet/shower facilities and must take all waste with them on departure. Campfires are welcome in the fire pit provided. Pets are allowed on leash.
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Serenity Farmstead

3 sites · RVs, Tents111 acres · Jandowae, QLD
Set up camp in the grassy paddock, along the water, with views to the Bunya mountains. It’s a two minute walk to the main homestead and gardens, with more walking tracks around the whole property. Be as private or as social as you want. We have a massive dam for swimming or catching yabbies. Camp sites with water front views and the Bunya mountains in the distance.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.We can put on a roast dinner for everyone, or organise a picnic basket full of freshly baked goodies (extra charges apply). Come for a walk around the farm with farmer Jono. You can help out with odd jobs like collecting eggs and checking the lambs for the full farm experience.Campfires are welcome, please ensure you check restrictions at the time of your stay and supervise campfires at all times.We are 5kms from the bustling town of Jandowae. And 45 mins from the Bunya mountains.Pets are welcome!
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Gari Yala Culture and Bush Camp

3 sites · RVs, Tents42 acres · Tara, QLD
Gari Yala - Art and Cultural Bush Camp. Come “Speak Your Truth” on our beautiful property in Tara, Qld. Beautiful sunsets and sunrises over the stunning landscape looking down over the sweeping plains. The land is abundant with wildlife from the Eastern Grey Kangaroo, pretty face wallabies, an array of stunning birds and flora.
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Camping near Chinchilla guide

Overview

A small rural town that’s bursting with vibrant culture and renowned Queensland scenery, Chinchilla offers first-class camping and adventure. Start the trip on horseback in Barakula State Forest, where tough terrain meets sweeping scenic views and solitude. Bunya Mountains National Park awaits to the east, ready to refresh the senses with waterfalls and a range of accommodations from basic tent pitches to opulent cabins. Craving a cool down? Head to the fresh water of Lake Broadwater Conservation Park for boating and swimming, then check out the campsites, which offer plenty of luxuries like heated showers and barbecue grills.

Where to go

Barakula State Forest

This dog-friendly forest is under an hour drive from Chinchilla. Covering over 280,000 hectares, with service roads twisting throughout, Barakula State Forest is the perfect place for biking, horseback riding, hiking, and camping. This area offers a rugged experience in the wild that isn’t suitable for caravans though. Instead, roll the motorhome into a nearby campground just outside Barakula State Forest, and find convenient amenities like pull-through sites, full hookups, wifi, and playgrounds for the kids.

Bunya Mountains National Park

Besides featuring the biggest group of ancient bunya pines in the world, Bunya Mountains Provincial Park also delivers mountain ranges, grasslands, waterfalls, and wonderful camping opportunities. The park is situated two hours from Chinchilla and hosts a variety of campsites, from walk-in tent pitches to drive-in caravan sites. Most on-site camping spots also offer toilets, shower facilities, and picnic tables. For a more luxurious stay, find timber chalets and charming cottages for larger groups wanting more amenities.

Lake Broadwater Conservation Park

The shallow waters in Lake Broadwater Conservation Park make it a hot spot for viewing local wildlife. Zip around the water on a motorboat, jump in for a swim, and climb into a shoreline bird hide to watch for migrating bird species. Campsites within the park feature pitches for tiny tents or large caravans and have amenities like heated showers, barbecue grills, picnic tables, and potable water. In case it's booked, the nearby town of Dalby hosts additional camping accommodations on private rural farm pastures or in canvas yurts.

When to go

November through April are generally the best months to camp in Chinchilla for lots of sunshine and warm temperatures. January is the hottest month and sees highs around 31°C—a perfect time to visit Lake Broadwater Conservation Park. If getting a taste of the local life is a must, visit in February for the biannual Melon Festival. Campers should bring an extra doona when visiting Chinchilla in winter, as temperatures can drop to near freezing. Pay a visit to Barakula State Forest in late winter and early spring, though, for colourful wildflowers in the grassy hills.

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