River, stream, or creek camping near Hervey Bay

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Peaceful Riverside Camping

12 sites · RVs, Tents60 acres · Howard, QLD
If you are looking for a peaceful escape then come and experience our 60 acres of beautiful riverfront bliss. Bring your paddle boards, boats, kayaks and bikes to enjoy all the area has to offer. We have a private pontoon for you to enjoy.   The property also has lovely walking tracks to explore and fire pits guests are welcome to use.Howard township only 3 km away and we are just 35 minutes from Hervey Bay. Our other property is only a short walk away so we will be able to help with anything if you need it. All guests must be self contained with their own toilet/shower facilities and must take all waste and rubbish with them on departure. Leave no trace. We do have a few cows so dogs to be on a leash at night and please don’t let them chase the cows.Fire pits available to use, collect your own fire wood.
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Caravan & Camping Woodgate

50 sites · RVs, Tents35 acres · Woodgate, QLD
Come and relax at Caravan & Camping in Queensland - a hidden Woodgate gem where you can enjoy the glistening water of the Burrum River as you fish or swim or just laze on the sandy river shore. For some water sports adventure, launch your boat or jetski from the nearby jetty at Walker's Point or discover all that nature has to offer with breathtaking hiking trails following the river's bend or through Burrum Coast National Park. This campsite has access to drinking water, toilets and showers. Visit our website for powered sites. Set up camp amongst the abundant tree life with ample space to choose from. Enjoy the uninterrupted starry night sky and forget about your worries as you take in the serenity of the waves washing ashore and serenading crickets. Enjoy the crackling of the campfire during dinner. Rediscover the wonder of waking up with birdsong and the tranquility of nature. Pets welcome.
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AU$35
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Rosgrow Farm Camping

5 sites · RVs5 acres · Toogoom, QLD
Rosgrow Farm, 15 minutes off the Bruce Highway, offers secluded campsites set on a large tidal creek. There are plenty of trees and shelter. The creek offers fishing, crabbing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, boating and swimming. Fire pits and picnic areas make the sites perfect for evening relaxation with bird life and jumping fish, talking about the day's fishing or eating the day's crab catch. Campers must be self-contained with their own toilet and shower and need to remove their rubbish. Particularly suitable for RVs and caravans with own toilet. Well suited for overnight travelers passing between Maryborough and Bundaberg, or others needing a few days rest, fishing or water activities.
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AU$30
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Buxton Bush Camp

16 sites · RVs, Tents650 acres · Buxton, QLD
A 650 acre grazing and cattle breeding property flanked by the Isis River on two sides. Located upstream from Burrum Heads and Walkers Point, boating enthusiasts can explore the river system easily and the area is known as having some of the best fishing, prawning and crabbing waterways in the south east QLD. Good access for all types of vehicles, Buxton is a small fishing town situated on the banks of the Burrum River at the southern end of the Isis Shire. It's about 20 kilometres off the Bruce Highway and upstream from Burrum Heads and Walkers Point. There is a general store, picnic facilities and boat ramp. Buxton offers a relaxed lifestyle with pleasant surroundings. Boat enthusiasts are able to explore four river systems from this village. Dog friendly (refer rules please!). Toilet available for guests to use.
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AU$22
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River Run Farm Camping

42 sites · RVs, Tents84 acres · Antigua, QLD
River Run Farm Camping is situated on the banks of the beautiful Mary River within the spectacular Fraser Coast region. The historic Maryborough town centre and the quaint village of Tiaro is right on our doorstep for anything you may have left behind or if you just feel like a country pub meal and a cold beer. We offer large grassy mowed sites both powered and unpowered, river front and tree shaded areas with some having their own fire pits. Fully equipped large camp kitchen with microwave, television, fridge, dart board, BBQ, communal firepit and power points to charge your devices and a Playground for the Kids. We offer the best hot showers with beautifully clean toilets; our amenities even contain a washing machine and a kid’s bathroom with a claw foot bath. A Dump point is located at the front of our property. River Run offers: farm animals, swimming, excellent fresh water Fishing (Bass, Barra, yellow belly, prawn and silver perch), boat ramp, bike track and kayaking River run has an amazing variety of bird life due to the large body of fresh water and pristine habitat creating a great environment for spotting native animals including wallabies, achidnia and platypus, which have been sighted at the boat ramp. We are pet friendly too as long as your animals remain on a leash and are under full supervision at all times. River Run is only a short drive away from lots of great experiences, Markets, Mural trail, horse riding, adventure activities, history, museums, Festivals, art and culture that are sure to inspire. Book a horse riding adventure with Hucknall Horses only 10mins away or drive on up to Hervey Bay and go whale watching or day trip to the incredible Fraser Island or Rainbow Beach. 4wd in one of the many local forestry areas and see the brumby herds. Just so much to see and do.
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AU$18
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Gootchie Creek Escape

120 sites · RVs, Tents600 acres · Gootchie, QLD
We have a beautiful 600 acre cattle property with plenty of room to spread out where other campers are nowhere in sight. Here you will find that the serenity meets the bush. We have beautiful flat grassy sites situated on Gootchie Creek, and around our very large spring fed billabongs that never dry up. Come and enjoy the green flat grassy sites along the creek, you may even see the resident platypus.Enjoy some wildlife watching and escape from the city. Bring your hammock and gaze at cloud shapes.Camp fires permitted and bring along your pet too. We are located 45kms north of Gympie. In town you will find all the shops, fuel and supplies for your camping trip.A dump point has now been installed on our property for your convenience.
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Burgowan Mine 11

20 sites · RVs, Tents40 acres · Pacific Haven, QLD
Located at Howard near Hervey Bay QLD Australia we have a 40 acre property on the Burrum River. Camping is available on the property with access for motor homes and caravans. Enjoy peace and quiet with fishing and an abundance of bird life and occasional wildlife including Kangaroos, Echidnas, Turkeys and LizardsEnjoy natural bush land up the back of the property as you have a morning or afternoon stroll or even take the dogs for a walk. Located near the town of Howard that includes a Pub (great food), a local IGA store, bakery (awesome sandwiches, pies and cakes), the butcher with an awesome selection and also a takeaway and small cafe. Also a short drive away is Torbanlea with another Pub (and great food) and Burrum heads leading onto the ocean with new boat ramp, large pub, cafe, and another store.Half an hour away is also Hervey Bay with all larger stores and retailers. For any further information please don’t hesitate to send us a message.
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AU$12
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Critter Creek Campground

8 sites · RVs52 acres · Toogoom, QLD
Welcome to our pet-friendly getaway where you can enjoy open fires with plenty of timber available. We are just minutes away from Toogoom Beach, offering boat ramps, bushwalking trails, and scenic bike paths. Nature enthusiasts will delight in the abundant wildlife, including kangaroos and a variety of birds. If you're looking for more adventure, it's only a short 15-minute drive to Hervey Bay, where you can explore the wonders of Fraser Island or indulge in some fishing at Beelbi Creek. For a change of pace, head 15 minutes in the opposite direction to Burrum Heads and visit the local RSL club. With its serene setting and proximity to various attractions, our retreat is the perfect destination for a relaxing and adventurous escape. Bring your furry friends along, and let the outdoor exploration begin!
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Family Farm

9 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents19 acres · Booral, QLD
Wake up to the sound of birds and enjoy a relaxing base to discover what Hervey Bay has to offer. We are on 19 acres with goats, chickens, a rooster, alpacas and cows. Only 10 mins away from K’gari(Fraser Island) barge that leaves from River Heads, and you can leave your van here for a small fee. It is an 8 min drive to the local food works, BP servo, chemist and a 12 min drive for takeaway options. Campfires are allowed in the fire pit provided. Families are welcome although children must be fully supervised at all times as we do have a very large dam on the property with ducks and turtles. Children are including in the booking.
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AU$29
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Beelbi Creek Stop & Stay

20 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Beelbi Creek, QLD
Enjoy the park setting along Beelbi Creek with your very own boat ramp and pontoon to use, so you can experience the water activities at your doorstep. The saltwater creek creek leads to the Coral Sea.The campsite offers large shade areas, fire pits and a large communal fire pit area for all to enjoy. We have a two seater kayak and stand-up paddle boards available for use.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.Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash at all times and cleaned up after. Please check with your host first if you would like to bring your pet with you.Toogoom Mountain bike riding tracks are a 5 minute ride away. Lots of native birds and animals. Hervey Bay, Toogoom, Burrum Heads, Howard, Maryborough and Childers only a short drive away. It is an extremely quiet area with lots of open space for your enjoyment.
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Wright's on the River

3 sites · RVs, Tents22 acres · Bidwill, QLD
Set up your camp beside beautiful Tinana Creek, this large freshwater creek is perfect for fishing and all your favourite water activities. It is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the abundance of wildlife that visits the property. The property is situated only 10 minutes drive from Maryborough, making it easy to explore this historic town. Guests are required to be fully self contained with their own toilet/shower facilities and must take all waste and rubbish with them on departure. Site 1 is better suited for tent campers. The site is a turfed section containing picnic table and small shelter shed, fire ring and access to boat ramp. Site 2 is suitable for tents or self contained caravans and RVs, and is situated right on the water. Pets are welcome but please keep them restrained whilst on the property.
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Burrum Camp

6 sites · RVs, Tents2 acres · Pacific Haven, QLD
Camp on the river's edge with views across to the small island across the water called Sark Island. Watch the sunrise over the water to begin the day before heading out for aquatic adventures. Why not bring your small boat, kayak or paddle board. It's a great place for a swim. Head out for a bushwalk during the day and relax around the campfire in the evening. This campsite suits self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/shower, and drinking water supply. There is access to rubbish facilities. Here you will find excellent boating, fishing, crabbing and any water activity. We're not far from the Fraser Coast Wildlife Park, and you can enjoy day trips to Fraser Island and Bundaberg. Your dog is welcome to join you.
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