Forest camping near Rockhampton

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Forest Fields Campstay

10 sites · RVs, Tents30 acres · Byfield, QLD
A piece of paradise Step back in time at Forest Fields Campstay (formally Byfield Campstay) to how camping used to be. Set up your camp on a peaceful and private bush location just minutes from the Byfield National Park and State Forest. This paid campground offers toilets, bucket showers and drinking water. Yes, we’re dog friendly, we love pets but please ensure your furry friends are on lead and for the comfort of others please don’t leave your pet if you go touring ( we recommend a great boarding kennels that’s only about 20mins away)!! Fires are allowed with fire wood available for purchase (or bring your own). Generators are ok, daylight hours only. The site is accessible to RVs, camper trailers, caravans and tents. A special place for tourists and locals a like. Maximum stay two weeks - Bookings Essential Forest Fields Campstay is a quiet natural bush site, a base to relax or explore local Forests and National parks and other unique attractions. FLORA and FAUNA This area is home of the Great Imperial Fruit Dove [or Wompoo Pigeon] and the unique Byfield Fern [Bowenia Serralata]. Byfield Campstay is situated on the “migratory trail”, meaning that different birds are always passing through. A wide variety of native wild life may be seen – wallabies, bandicoots, bush turkeys and reptiles. THE FARM – “MIDDLE EARTH” Originally a citrus orchard, Beth and Chris (previous owners) decided to diversify. They planted Quandong and Byfield Pine trees for timber, and we now have many varieties of fruit trees including sapotes, sapodillas, grumachumas, jaboticabas, jackfruit, avocadoes and bananas. Your hosts Shayne & Melissa Geddes look forward to welcoming you!!
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Ferns Hideaway Resort

25 sites · RVs, Tents42 acres · Byfield, QLD
Ferns Hideaway is a secluded unique family owned bush resort and camping/caravan park nestled beside the stunning Waterpark Creek on 42 acres of riparian rainforest in tropical Central Queensland. Ferns is located in Byfield which is an easy 30 minute drive (39 kilometres) north of Yeppoon and adjacent to the beautiful Byfield National Park and central to all the area has to offer.We have a variety of sites and accomodation options to suit all styles and budgets with more than 25 camp/van sites, 5 traditional rustic log cabins, and several onsite vans, set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens and stunning natural surrounds.If it's peace and relaxation you're after, or more fun and adventure Ferns has something for everyone and boasts an array of other activities that are complementary for our guests. Spend the days lazing away by the pool, have a hit of tennis or explore the magical wilderness of Waterpark Creek in one of our canoes. The choice is yours! Our activities / amenities include: Fleet of Canadian canoes, in-ground swimming pool and spa, tennis court, beach volleyball court, ball games, kids activities, bush walking tracks, open grassed picnic areas, central camp ground, secluded camp sites, camp kitchen, camp lounge, toilets, hot showers, drinking water, licensed restaurant serving the best fresh local ingredients.Featuring an abundance of fauna and flora throughout the property, including a profusion of rare Byfield Ferns, giant paperbarks, wallabies, bandicoots, monitor lizards, water dragons and amazing birdlife, Ferns offers the perfect opportunity to relax and reconnect with nature, family and friends. With our licensed A La Carte restaurant open on Friday and Saturday nights as well as Sunday lunch you can have your slice of paradise and eat your cake too!
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Casuarina Park

10 sites · RVs, Tents640 acres · Darts Creek, QLD
Casuarina Park is a 640 acre working property situated 10.3km off the Bruce Highway in Central Queensland between Gladstone and Rockhampton. Camping is a self-sufficient affair with 2 long drop toilets. For small groups of campers we have available a hot shower and septic toilets.There is an abundance of wildlife to be seen as well as a 7km walking/bicycle track available to stretch out weary muscles. For fishing/crabbing enthusiasts it is a 15km 4 wheel drive access to Sandfly boat ramp for fishing and crabbing or 26km for a 2 wheel drive and larger boat to Ramsey's boat ramp located at The Narrows. Excellent fishing!Campfires are permitted with wood included (when restrictions aren't in place). Dogs allowed and must be on leash at all times.SPECIAL EVENTS: During the weekends only of QLD school holidays, we are open for motorbike trail rides. You need to have an MQ license and be part of a motorcycle club (we have our insurance with Motorcycling Queensland). If unsure please ask. This means things are a bit noisier on the weekends of school holidays. :)
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Little Glenora Bush Camp

1 site · RV, Tent25 acres · Cawarral, QLD
At Little Glenora we have created a private space where you can get closer to nature. You can enjoy the natural sounds, beautiful wildlife, star filled night sky and the beautiful sunrise and sunset. Cawarral is a unique and historic gold mining town and is situated 20 minutes from the coastal towns of Emu Park, Keppel Sands and Yeppoon where you can explore the beautiful beaches or enjoy one of the many cafes. The city of Rockhampton is within easy reach, where you can find everything you need to enjoy your stay with us. We are just 20 minutes from Mount Archer National Park where you can enjoy a number of different hikes, including hiking to the summit for some spectacular views of the region. Pack a picnic and make a day of it. Dogs are welcome but please keep them on a leash to protect our wildlife, we also have neighbouring dogs that may sense them. Campfires are permitted as long as there are no restrictions in place. Campers must be self-contained with their own camping toilet and shower and take all waste and rubbish with them on departure. Please note; firewood is NOT supplied.
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The Paddock

3 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Cawarral, QLD
Our private 3-acre block is fully mowed and shaded by huge gum trees. A creek runs through the center of the property, dividing one side for Hipcampers and the other side for private use only. We're just a 5-minute walk to the shop, fuel, and pub, and a 5-minute drive to popular hiking at Baga National Park. Emu Park, a beach and coastal town, is only a 10-minute drive away. We offer fire pits and firewood for sale. We also offer the following when available: - Horse riding - Yoga and Breathwork - Martial arts training - Ice baths 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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Mt. Wheeler Farm Stay

4 sites · RVs, Tents500 acres · Bondoola, QLD
On our 500 acre property we have a small area which is currently available for camping whilst our riding school horses enjoy their summer spell. With scenic views of the mountain Gai-i, there is a hot shower, flushing toilet and camp fire area with a Brazilian style BBQ and a gas BBQ. We are only a 15 minute drive from the beach town of Yeppoon, which is also the gateway to The southern Great Barrier Reef and fringing reefs of Great Keppel Island.
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La Bougainville

7 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Joskeleigh, QLD
La Bouganville is located on 100 acres - 70ac is a farm and 30ac is a wilderness and wetlands. On the farm we have variety of animals - goats, sheep, dairy cows, horses, donkeys, poultry and even a pet pig! Our wetlands completely separate part of the property, completely fenced off and full of wildlife and possibly yowies! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRPbhJPYW10 " Joskeleigh between Yeppoon and Rocky. Creepy place where you see no one but you feel eyes watching you." https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-31/south-sea-islander-community-confronts-fears-of-yowies-ghosts/8572418 https://www.facebook.com/statelibraryqld/videos/734547326939005/ https://www.weekendnotes.com/joskeleigh-cemetery/ https://monumentaustralia.org.au/themes/culture/indigenous/display/91732-south-sea-islanders-memorial-stone https://aumuseums.com/qld/joskeleigh-south-sea-islander-museum https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/group-portrait-of-australian-south-sea-islanders-at-joskeleigh-queensland-ca-1915-photographer-unknown/7QHqMBRPX9G7eA?hl=en
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The Caves Show Grounds

20 sites · RVs, Tents38 acres · The Caves, QLD
***BEEF WEEK 2024 CAMPING LOCATION*** Since 1975 The Caves Progress and Agricultural Society Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing a first class venue for local community events. Conveniently located just north of Rockhampton at The Caves, The Society is offering the grounds and facilities for camping during Beef Week 2024. - Camping and caravan sites available - Powered and unpowered options - Amenities provided
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Cottons Road Retreat

1 site · Lodging18 acres · Yeppoon, QLD
18 acres of private bush land. Schoolie conversion air bnb available which is 100% self contained with bathroom and kitchen/ tv/ aircon. Or simply set up camp on our land! Plenty of room for caravan and kids, bring your pets along too. We have 3 dogs and a few farm birds running around! Family of 4, cant wait to meet you :)
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Forest camping near Rockhampton guide

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Welcome to Hipcamp Australia, your go-to resource for camping adventures near Rockhampton, Queensland! With over 100 options available in the area, specifically tailored to your preference for a forested terrain, you're sure to find the perfect campsite for your outdoor getaway. Check out popular campsites like Forest Fields Campstay (152 reviews), Collie Farm (159 reviews), and Ferns Hideaway Resort (45 reviews) for tried-and-true options. Enjoy popular facilities like pets allowed, campfires, and cooking equipment, and engage in exciting activities such as paddling, boating, and exploring historic sites. With an average price per night of £30 and options as low as £10, you'll find the perfect camping experience that suits both your budget and adventure cravings. Happy camping!

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