Forest camping near Palm Cove

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Mowbray Spring Creek Camp

9 sites · RVs3 acres · Mowbray, QLD
Located just 15 minutes from Port Douglas and 30 minutes from Palm Cove our property is the perfect base to explore all the beauty this region has to offer. We have close access to some beautiful nearby creeks and walking trails. With Four Mile beach, Spring Creek Falls, Mowbray Falls all at your door step there is endless adventures to be had. The property is right near the Mowbray National Park and the Bump Track which is a popular and memorable mountain-biking experience for those who love to ride. This 6km trail climbs from sea level to almost 400m within just a couple of kilometres, allowing riders to experience one of the biggest downhill thrills in the region. You might also like to explore further and do a day trip up to the Daintree. Your friendly host is always happy to share local knowledge so you can get the best out of your trip. Campers will need to be self sufficient with their own toilet/shower facilities and must take all waste and rubbish with them on departure. Pets are welcome but must be kept under your control at all times. Sorry, no campfires allowed.
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AU$30
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Rainforest Retreat Hideaway

1 site · RV, Tent2 acres · Kuranda, QLD
A secluded and private getaway from the grind of daily responsibilities. Quiet and tranquil, we hope you feel recharged and relaxed. So close to Kuranda Heritage Markets, local waterfalls, swimming holes, Barron river and many tourist attractions. Nothing is too difficult to accommodate. You can borrow kayaks and bikes to explore our beautiful surrounds. We have edible gardens you are welcome to. A seasonal creek at the bottom of our property and protected rainforest to explore. If you want a stay that's quiet and away from other campers then our property is for you. We have an outdoor hot water bath/shower and composting toilet. As well as a caravan kitchen to utilise should you wish. Sorry No pets as we have native wildlife.
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AU$50
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Twitcher’s Hill

2 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Julatten, QLD
Twitcher's Hill camping area is situated on a quiet road, away from noise. Guests can pitch a tent or park their accommodation and enjoy the morning chorus of birds while breakfasting with a stunning mountain view. Guests will have access to a fire pit during their stay, along with spring water, tennis court and swimming pool. We have an outdoor septic toilet and a rustic camp shower which campers will have access to throughout their stay. Telsta has coverage in this area and the closest convenience store is 14km (Nine Mile Store) or Woolworths shopping centre, Mossman 25km. Pets are welcome but must be kept on a leash whilst on the property as we have chooks and cattle. Our property is suitable for a quiet, relaxing, nature lovers get away, 450m above sea level at the northern most end of the Atherton Tableland, offering an ideal relaxing climate.
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Panoramic Trails

1 site · RV, Tent89 acres · Speewah, QLD
Ultimate privacy surrounded by nature, relax by the creek or walk the bush trails. Campervans/caravans and camper trailer preferred.We currently only have the one spot (2wd able to access) we like the idea of you having your privacy so we won't be booking any other groups on at the same time. More spots will open up in the future. We are open to larger (group) bookings/events etc with some extra planning before bookings (message me :))Limited phone reception.Pet friendly (well controlled).No amenities so must have own toilet and leave no trace.Fires allowed in a designated fire pit.Follow us on instagram :) #panoramictrails
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AU$45
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Wallaby Nights

2 sites · RVs, Tents4 acres · Cairns, QLD
Our 4 acre property is located a convenient 10 minutes south of the Cairns CBD. The Cairns region has so much to offer. Head out to one of the eateries overlooking the water or chill out on the promenade with its free swimming pool. Take a scenic tour up the mountain to Kuranda and check out their iconic markets. Go snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef or enjoy a boat cruise to an island. The campsite features a large flat grassy area with great access for 2WDs and all types of camping vehicles from caravans to campervans and motorhomes. Plenty of room to turn your vehicle around and a lockable gate means your campsite is secure. We welcome self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/shower and drinking water. Our front paddock is visited nightly by lots and lots as wallabies. We have fantastic sunrises and sunsets here. You’ll really love the great views we have towards the east and west. We only take one booking per day/night so you won't be staying in a crowded environment. No campfires or pets please.
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AU$39
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Emerald Escape Camping

11 sites · RVs, Tents5000 acres · QLD
Offering a small number of private camp sites spread across 5000 acres of diverse landscape. From the 25 acre lake to the refreshing Emerald Creek; from your own billabong & gumtrees to being up in the escarpment with spectacular views, you are sure to find your perfect escape. Guest will have access to a composting toilet during their stay. All guests are required to take all rubbish with them and leave no trace.Ideal for solo adventurers or small to large groups. Some sites are accessible by 2WD and suitable for trailers, small caravans and campervans, others by 4WD only.- Each camp site is for one party only & 100's of meters or even kilometers away from any others. All campers have access to our big lake & creek day areas. Enjoy leisurely walks or challenging hikes, climbing, mountain biking, swimming, canoeing etc.- We are situated right next to the magnificent Emerald Falls, Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park.- Sorry no pets.- Only one hour from Cairns international airport.
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Port Douglas Sea Views

8 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Craiglie, QLD
Our perfect land is set on 20 acres, is backed by glorious rainforest. Which keeps the temperature down in summer. Views overlooking Port Douglas, and the ocean, and low isles. Bike to the Port Douglas IGA. 5 min to town, drive to town and beach. Curtesy bus will even pick you up from the front gate.
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All Terrain 4x4 Park Aka Low 4 Adventures

35 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Chewko, QLD
We are a group of like minded 4WD people who enjoy the great outdoors. The property provides tracks for driving, catering for different levels of experience and a large, flat area has been cleared for camping with ammenities. There is the added bonus of a seasonal creek for cooling off, scenic views and still only a one hour drive from Cairns. Mareeba is nearby for shopping essentials and the like, and places of interest such as Davies Creek and Granite Gorge are also nearby.The property is only available certain dates of the year - please check the calendar for availability or contact us if you have a special request. In the event that you have a minimum of 4 vehicles, subject to our availability we are flexible and may operate outside of our designated camp dates with notice.Dog friendly, 4 flushing toilets and a hot and a cold shower. Communal campfire pit. Mobile Phone Coverage.
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AU$35
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Leichhardt Creek Organic Farm

2 sites · RVs, Tents300 acres · Mount Carbine, QLD
. We are not open till late May due to having to repair and fix tracks, creek crossing , fencing etc on our property due to Cyclone Jasper and the monsoon. We have a 300 acre organic property which is mainly open forest with a mile of creek frontage. Smaller caravans, tents, camper vans and rooftop tents can camp in the forest next to the creek. This is a working farm and we don't check emails every day so please book ahead. You will have to confirm what time as we have a locked gate.
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Jack's Place Daintree

6 sites · RVs, Tents2 acres · Cow Bay, QLD
OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND.Jack's Place is a family-owned retreat property just back from Cow Bay Beach in the Daintree Rainforest. The property has been in our family for over 40 years, being one of the first properties established in the region, named after Jack, a career railwayman & sugar mill operator, our beloved father, grandfather & great grandfather, who 'chucked' his only 'sickie' ever to get to the auction to purchase the property. The property has a lovely seasonal creek which usually flows in the wet season and can sometimes flow all the way through until June, depending on rainfall. There's a shared shed for campers to use.Plenty of lovely freshwater swimming holes in the area and we are about 1km to the beach. Can walk via bitumen road.Good access for all types of vehicles. No amenities so guests need to have everything they need including a toilet and leave no trace.Dog friendly. Campfire permitted in a designated fire pit. Plenty of wood around to gather your own.There are no crocs here but plenty of other wildlife!
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K9 River Retreat

8 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Kuranda, QLD
Situated on the banks of the Barron River our 100 acre property offers seclusion, privacy, tranquility and abundant wildlife. With natural rock pools, beaches and cascades the river is great for swimming and kayaking. We have stunning views to the river from the escarpment. Our diverse land has walking tracks which enable you to explore Grass Tree Forests, Rainforest, Open Woodland and it’s many furry, feathered and scaly inhabitants. We are wildlife carers and there are many hand raised and rescued wallabies on our land. There are designated walking tracks to the river and limited 4WD vehicle access to the sandbank.
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AU$400
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Pamona Park, nr Gordonvale

10 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Aloomba, QLD
Our 20-acre exotic fruit farm backs onto World heritage rainforest and provides a relaxing base for which to explore the wet tropics south of Cairns. We have a beautiful freshwater swimming hole down the road, and also the Mulgrave River is very close if you want to do some fishing.The camping area is large, grassy and reasonably level, with space closer to the tree line, and space more out in the open. There is a firepit provided, and plenty of firewood around the place for you to help yourself to. We also welcome four-legged family members! We have had recent sightings of cassowary on our property so keep an eye out, you might just see one!We prefer self-contained campers, who have their own amenities, but we do have a toilet and shower up at the main house (about 50 metres away) you are welcome to use if needed. This is an unused bathroom downstairs so you will still have privacy. Access into the property is not suitable for large motorhomes. Entry will be too small for vehicles approx 8.5 metres long and 3.5 metres high.We grow exotic fruit on the property including limes, pomelos, mangosteens and more. When it's in season, you're welcome to sample some! Gordonvale is the nearest town, with a quiet historic charm, just 15 minutes drive away, while Cairns is around 25 minutes. 
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