River, stream, or creek camping near Gladstone

Gladstone camping trips are full of barramundi fishing and views of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Camp Akuna Pikes Crossing INC

18 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Benaraby, QLD
Welcome to our not-for-profit grounds, now open to the public. The camp has been set up as a youth-oriented facility that welcomes travellers and regional people. All proceeds go towards running costs and improving facilities. We have an onsite caretaker (LES) for maintaining the property. Dog friendly (must be controlled at all times!) and good access for caravans and all types of vehicles.A large flat grassed area for camping and 200m walk to The Boyne River at Pikes Crossing with access for swimming. There is an area to launch small boats and ideal for canoeing and kayaking in protected waters. Close to Lake Awoonga (4km drive) for fishing and all other aquatic activities along with a great barramundi stocked impoundment.There is a large undercover area with tables and chairs, flushing toilets and hot showers and designated campfire area. All campers have access to this. We also offer a commercial kitchen and BBQs for group bookings. We welcome community functions, weddings, birthday parties and youth groups. Inquiries welcome.
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Travellers Rest 1770 in Agnes Water

31 sites · RVs, Tents44 acres · Round Hill, QLD
Traveller’s Rest 1770 in Agnes Water, offers spacious and tranquil eco-camping, surrounded by native and untouched bushland in Agnes Water on the Discovery Coast! Enjoy the newest attraction on the Discovery Coast! Our brand-new 386.6 m long bushland boardwalk. The boardwalk is wheelchair accessible and the use is complimentary for all our campers. We now offer powered sites if you book direct. Immerse yourself in a truly restful experience on our 44 acres bush property, just outside of Agnes Water, Queensland. We invite you to enjoy a unique eco-camping experience, whilst having the comfort of new and well-maintained amenities with HOT SHOWERS. The lush dam is bursting with water lilies, while water birds visit for a refreshing drink. Start your day with the calls of Kookaburra’s, nestled in the tall Gumtrees and settle by your campfire to the complete solitude of starry skies at the end of your day. BushTracks “BushTracks” takes you on a journey through native Australian bushland, rich with Bushtucker and Bush Medicine. Learn about traditional and cultural uses of plants, embark on a journey through past and present and learn about cultural burning practices protecting our land. Several native beehives keep the diversity of our plants thriving all year around. Wildlife habitats can be seen on the peaceful walk through our ever-changing bushland. The vast variety of native trees inhabit over 60 species of birds. Bring your binoculars – you never know which bird you might spot on the day! Stop for a minute and give yourself the opportunity to truly immerse in nature! After an informative walk through the canopy of tall gumtrees, you will enjoy a delicious cup of local, organic Tielka Tea, accompanied by Wattle Seed Choc Chip Cookies and Davidson Plum Slice from Dreamtime Tuka – a majority owned Aboriginal company located in NSW. Entice your taste buds by sampling an array of Australian made native spreads supplied by Kurrajong Australian Native Foods. Listen to the sounds of the birds, the wind in the trees and reflect on the experience you’ve just had! We work closely with local organizations like Tangaroa Blue, Australian Native Bee Association and Tielka Tea to promote sustainable practices within our business. Another reason why you should stay with us... ...You get to choose your own piece of paradise, depending on weather conditions. Your space to sit back and listen to the sounds of nature! Pets are not permitted.
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Take-A-Break Bush Camp

13 sites · RVs, Tents60 acres · Nankin, QLD
Located between Rockhampton and Emu Park beach. 711 Thompson Point Road Nankin Our campsites are located in a rural setting with plenty of shady trees, friendly cows and mountain views close to the Fitzroy River. Relax around a campfire on a peaceful dam and listen to the kookaburras. Dip your toes into the cool water whilst sipping watching the sunset. It is 10km to the upgraded Fitzroy River/Thompson Point boat ramp and pontoon. Enjoy some excellent fishing and crabbing on the river, bird watching and bush walking up the many hills. Only 1/2 hr. drive to the beaches (Emu Park and Yeppoon), National Parks (Mt Etna Caves, Mt Archer Baga, Limestone Creek), and Rockhampton (Kershaw Gardens and Rockhampton Free Zoo). Campfires in the firepits provided on each site. (Welcomed to BYO own firepit). Pre-cut fire wood for sale on site. Pets are welcome, however the must be kept within your allocated campsite area and supervised at all time. (Dogs are not allowed to chase livestock or native animals). Quiet genset are also allowed. Definitely no boats to be backed into the dam for washing purposes. Fish cleaning and boat washing facilities at the solar bore near front entrance. Telstra mobile reception (3G & 4G). TV reception with antenna. We a setup for fully self contained camping, however there is a basic bush shower/toilet available for our campers. The dam is a pristine eco area and no soap/detergents/chemicals to used in/around it. The dam is stocked with yabbies, silver perch and bass – catch and release. Camp site caters for 2 Adults and up to 4 kids per site. Come and Take-A-Break.
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Boyne Waters

4 sites · RVs10 acres · Tannum Sands, QLD
Boyne Waters is easy to find as it is located on the side of the Bruce hwy right where the bridge crosses the Boyne River. There is a Main Roads rest area located straight out front of our Property. The property is set on ten acres along side Boyne River. We have producing mango trees and a couple of cattle. The river and Awonga dam are well known for there fishing and Barrumundi.
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Heartland Ranch

6 sites · RVs, Tents125 acres · West Stowe, QLD
This property is a perfect getaway for anyone who loves nature. It is beautiful and peaceful, and the wildlife is amazing. You can even go fishing, which is awesome. Plus, there are plenty of nearby attractions to keep you busy. You have Tanum Sands, Boyne Island (a fifteen-minute drive away), Calliope River, and the historical museum just down the road. If you feel like exploring further, Gladstone city is just a twenty-minute drive away. You can go sightseeing or shopping there, but honestly, awesome Calliope has everything you need. When you're back at the property, you can have a swim and a fire at night, enjoy the wildlife, have a beer, and have a BBQ. The pub is only ten minutes away, as is the bowls club. Do whatever you want and have a good time. If you need any advice or help with anything, I'm at the top of the hill. Cheers! I'm happy to help with anything that you need. There's plenty of firewood here, so don't worry about that. If the kids want to pat the horses, I'm happy to assist. Guests must be fully 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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Collie Farm

10 sites · RVs, Tents283 acres · Miriam Vale, QLD
283 acres of mainly level bush with camping sites in various locations, either in a remote bush or by the water (dams). 6 kms of bushwalking tracks with abundant native wild and bird life. Designated fireplaces and firewood available. All campsites except the Safe Haven are physically separated and reserved for a single group (either travelling alone or in company with others). The Safe Haven can accommodate up to 4 caravans/campers with a communal central fireplace by the water. A seasonal summer stream normally runs through the length of the property from January to May. During this time access to some of the walking trails can be restricted. All sites can be left unattended and secure by visitors for day trips to surrounding areas such as Agnes Water, Seventeen Seventy, the Boyne Valley or various National Parks located within 50klms. Your hosts are always present and ready to assist in any way they can. Dogs welcome. Note: Flushing toilet is located adjacent to the Safe Haven campsite.
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Kinvara Camping

6 sites · RVs, Tents175 acres · Mount Tom, QLD
Kinvara is an operating cattle property on 175 acres of creek flats and natural hilly bushland bordering 3 Mile Creek and Baffle Creek. The property overlooks Mount Colosseum and is 6km from Miriam Vale township. We have sites suitable for caravans and campervans easily accessible by 4wd or high clearance 2wd vehicles. Enjoy the abundant bird life, spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, bushwalking, cycling or just relaxing with a campfire.
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Mugul Mountain Wilderness Retreat

53 sites · RVs, Tents300 acres · Colosseum, QLD
Mugul Mountain Retreat is a 300 acre property adjacent to Mt Colosseum (or Mugul as it is called by the local Indigenous peoples). The property borders the national park of Mt Colosseum. Mugul is a sacred Indigenous site.Our property is home to a multitude of pretty face wallabies, kangaroos, bandicoots, goannas, possums and birds. A serene and peaceful place Mugul is a place where you can experience the energy of a sacred Indigenous site.Accessible for all types of vehicles. Dog friendly. The property offers basic camping without facilities. You will need to be self-sufficient. We have a bush toilet but no showers. At the house there are toilets and showers available for an extra charge please see us if required. Campfires permitted in a designated area when restrictions aren't in place. You can purchase firewood from us (see Extras). We prefer you to bring your own water, emergency supply can be arranged (we are on tank water). Patchy mobile reception.
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Little Creek Farmstay

1 site · Lodging60 acres · Taunton, QLD
With some of QLDs best Beaches, Fishing, Surfing, Rodeos, Festivals and Tourist attractions a short drive away these centrally located easily accessible and private cabins will provide the perfect location to base your discovery coast adventures. Come with few or many (add extra camping guests), you'll have an awesome time. If you prefer to just unwind, get back to nature and enjoy the stars these fully off grid secluded cabins with all creature comforts will allow you to recharge in peace. The space Little Creek Farm is uniquely positioned to accommodate larger groups. Each cabin when hired allows for additional guests at an affordable per night fee to bring their own self sufficient camping equipment or caravans and set up together. Additional camping guests are only allowed in conjunction with cabin bookings and there are only 2 cabins available at any time so space and privacy are a guarantee. Contact hosts to arrange additional guests. Potential caravan available to hire with cabin as well. Other things to note When hiring a cabin, additional guests are welcome in their own caravan/camping arrangement for additional of $12 per person per night (kids under 12 are free) any guests set up seperately to the cabin booking - regardless of how many are booked in the cabin - would be subject to the additional cost. The cabins have been set up as fully off grid therefore are only able to support their own power needs. This being said, they are not able to constantly run the air con from battery alone. Fans are provided and able to be used constantly but we ask the air con to be used sparingly and if needed can be used in conjunction with the generator occasionally if needed to boost the solar for a while. Additional caravans/campers associated with the cabin booking must also be self sufficient and cannot connect to cabin power or water.
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Private Coastal Getaway

3 sites · RVs, Tents40 acres · Captain Creek, QLD
This campsite is located at Captain Creek. 15kms from Agnes water 1770. on 40 acres with a seasonal creek. We have a lovely natural bush setting with privacy. Suited for off grid campers. You will see kangaroos and lots of bird life to watch. Our region is well known for surfing, however Agnes Water and 1770 are also home to calm inlets tailor-made for stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking. BYO paddleboard or explore the coastline and waterways by kayak. You can even paddle past Captain Cook’s landing point and on towards the headland to watch the sun set over the ocean (a rare sight on Australia’s East coast). Follow the trail or take your mountain bike along boardwalks and across stepping stones on the 1.5 hr, 3km Red Rock Trail. You can start your adventure at the end of Springs Beach and head south along rocky trails peppered with pandanus palms all the way to the far end of Red Rock Beach. This campsite suits self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/shower. There is access to drinking water and a picnic table for meals. Plenty of space for bushwalking or sit back around camp fire or just read books. There are some great mountain views to be seen while walking around and site seeing, and Eurimbula National Park is close by. For boating and fishing enthusiasts, the beach is just a few mins drive away. We're located close to Agnes Water for all your shopping and supply needs. Pets welcome.
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Woodlands

1 site · RV, Tent2000 acres · South Brisbane, QLD
Enjoy access to a seasonal creek for camping, surrounded by shaded trees and set against the backdrop of ridges and ranges. The land is not flat, providing a unique landscape with ridges and mountainous views. Just 18km away is a popular fishing spot, and for the nature enthusiast, there's a 18km journey to Mt Larcom for a mountain nature walk, offering a challenging climb to the mountain top. If you need amenities, the larger town of Gladstone is 35km away, providing everything you could want. For local services, the Mt Larcom pub, offering meals, and a service station are just 12km away. Additionally, there's a guided 4x4 track for those seeking adventure. Guests must be fully self contained with their own toilet/shower facilities and must take all waste with them on departure. Pets are allowed on leash.  Campfires are welcome in fire pit.
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Looking for a camping adventure near Gladstone, Queensland, with a preference for rivers? Look no further than Hipcamp. With over 597 options specifically tailored to your preferences, you'll be spoiled for choice. Whether you're on a tight budget or looking to splurge, the average price per night is $25, with options as low as $5. For top campsites, check out Paradise Lost on the Burnett (244 reviews), Travellers Rest 1770 in Agnes Water (191 reviews), and Camp Akuna Pikes Crossing INC (192 reviews). Popular amenities include pet-friendly sites, rubbish disposal, and toilets. And if you're looking for some adventure, you can enjoy climbing, wind sports, and surfing in the area. So pack your bags and get ready to experience the great outdoors!

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