Waterfall camping in South East Queensland

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12 top waterfall campgrounds in South East Queensland

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Larapinta

13 sites · RVs, Tents540 acres · Laravale, QLD
Do you want to break free from life's constraints? Feel like getting back to nature but not too keen on sharing it with fifty other campers, their yapping dogs and their terrible taste in music. Then pack your swag and head to "Larapinta" in the heart of the Scenic Rim where the crackling of your campfire is all you'll hear.. The picture postcard views from the Jinbroken Range are all here awaiting your gaze from your own private camp-site. There are only 11 sites, all a few hundred metres from each other, linked by 4WD tracks spread over 540ac 500 year old Grasstrees are waiting to greet those who prefer the feel of the earth under their feet and can be found as you meander along the km's of cattle tracks. So book your secluded spot now for a taste of authentic camping Larapinta style. Oh and btw if you love bush camping but don't want to become a bush pig we have a hot shower & flushing toilet just for you. Please note; If you struggle to read maps and understand directions given in English then Larapinta is possibly not for you. Price is per person not per site. 419 Christmas Creek Rd Laravale. Check us out at "Larapinta Campers & Cows" on Facebook and Google Maps.
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Cedar Waters Regen. Living Hub

4 sites · RVs, Tents52 acres · Beechmont, QLD
Welcome to Cedar Waters Regenerative Living Hub, a 52-acre site managed by Grounded Permaculture Action Party Inc. Grounded is a not-for-profit community org on the mission to regenerate our sacred connection to country, community and culture. Our creek flat is set up to host guests for camping. It has; - 2WD accessibility, cars, vans, tents all ok. - RVs and camper suitable (no power, water, or disposal systems) - all campsites flat and well-grassed. - communal camp kitchen with pizza oven, water, and gas cookers available - compost toilets (no showers) The pristine waters of Cave Creek flow through the site after falling through the infamous Natural Bridge. Bordering Springbrook National Park there are plenty of hikes and walks nearby to satisfy exploratory vibes. Otherwise, you can just sit back and enjoy the beauty, peace and quiet of this little slice of paradise. We can also offer many optional extras for private group bookings (large tents/marquees, generators, wood-fired hot tub, sauna, guided farm tour, paddock-to-plate produce etc). The income generated from Hipcamp is used to continue to manage, maintain and regenerate the site.
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Lakeview

30 sites · RVs, Tents50 acres · Beachmere, QLD
Lakeview is situated near the seaside village of Beachmere on just under 50 picturesque acres of Australian bushland, 45 minutes from the Brisbane CBD and 10 minutes off the Bruce Highway. Experience the stunning vistas by the three billabongs while nestled in nature. Take nature walks, canoe and swim. Enjoy the flora, native animals and abundant birdlife or just relax by the campfire with the cooling sea breezes to add to the comfort and laid back lifestyle beside your own private open fire. You can have the best of both worlds, the bush on one hand and the bay on the other with Caboolture River boat ramp just 5 minutes away, giving you access to Moreton Bay. So why not kick back and relax away from the stress of city life. Lakeview is a private property not a commercial business, Lakeview is suitable for self-sufficient campers. There are no amenities, so you need to bring or hire your own. All payments are accepted as a donation to help maintain the grounds for our extended Lakeview family. Dogs permitted, see our FAQs in Property Rules. Campfires permitted, see our FAQs in Property Rules. Firewood is available to purchase, Honesty box on site. Please read the cancelation/credit policy as set and prescribed through the hipcamp platform. Unfortunately to keep our bookings viable and our gates open, no special allowance is made for illness, weather, mechanical breakdowns ect. If you have concerns please book last minute
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Natural Bridge Retreat

48 sites · RVs, Tents135 acres · Natural Bridge, QLD
A special camping experience can be enjoyed at this spectacular location in QLD close to the NSW border for ADULTS ONLY i.e. 18 years and older. Lamington National Park adjoins this outrageously beautiful property that features the waterfall made famous by actress Laura Dern in the iconic Sunsilk shampoo commercial filmed here in 1998. (LGBT welcome). PLEASE NOTE: The Hipcamp service fee varies according to the amount of the booking. For one guest for one night the service fee is 18% approx. of the camp site fee. Bookings at Natural Bridge Retreat have to be for a minimum of two nights. As most bookings are for two or more people for two or more nights, the service fee is generally 11.2%. A beautiful creek descends through the 135 acres which includes rainforest that is listed as State significant vegetation. There is a deep swimming hole at the waterfall and other swimming areas up and down the creeks. You can hike to the upper plateaus that feature two ancient Strangler Figs with ocean views and a view of Mt.Warning as well as to the Bushranger Caves and lookouts higher up on the Lamington Plateau. Natural beauty is everywhere you look with mountain views, volcanic boulders and rock formations, Upland Rainforest and lots of wildlife. This is a property for nature lovers. Mobile reception (Telstra works the best), flushing toilets (ladies & gents), hot shower and campfires are permitted in designated locations - sorry no pets. We will e-mail further details upon receiving your booking including a link to a Release and Indemnity form that must be completed prior to entering the property and a link to a form to advise your vehicle type and camping mode. *All bookings must be for 2 nights minimum and in the peak periods 3 nights minimum and 4 nights for the Easter holidays.
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Mt Warning on Oxley

3 sites · RVs, Tents72 acres · Tyalgum, NSW
Mt Warning on Oxley is located on the banks of the Oxley River just 5 or so minutes from the gorgeous township of Tyalgum and just 15-20 minutes from Murwillumbah in northern NSW. The property is 72 acres, mostly pristine rainforest, with cleared spaces on the lower areas and boasts excellent views of the north face of Mt Warning. At present, there are no amenities, but plans are afoot for toilets, showers and a camp kitchen in the future. There are fire pits at the campsites and firewood, including bags of kindling, is generally available for purchase, but please check in advance. Campers can enjoy bushwalking in the beautiful rainforest (no tracks as yet, so please ensure you are skilled and equipped for off-track walking), swimming, kayaking, fishing and just relaxing in the beautiful setting. There are many walks in National Parks nearby and we are is also not far from the 24 km Northern Rivers Rail Trail. We offer a drop off and pick up service. (Up to 4 people and bikes/trip.) Tyalgum has much to offer, including Devonshire tea and a variety of other food and shops at the iconic Flutterbies, Tyalgum Village Markets (last Saturday of each month), the pub and General Store (with great coffee!) along with other sites. At present, access and campsites are suitable for tents and off-road camper trailers only.
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Over the Creek

8 sites · RVs, Tents178 acres · Tarome, QLD
We have 178 acres of beautiful land hidden in the hills of Tarome in the Scenic Rim community. An amazing view of the national park and Cunninghams Gap. There is a hidden creek at the back of the property that never runs dry, running from Gap Creek Falls at the top of Cunninghams Gap. The location is perfect for a quick getaway or long stay, complete privacy and little reception depending on your phone service, ensuring a peaceful camping stay. There is lots of activities within a short drive from the property including fishing at Lake Moogerah, hiking the mountain tops or having brunch at the amazing local cafe's in the area. Our campsites are hidden in the hills, down by the creek or out in the open. You will need a 4 WD to access the rear of the property. There are 3 x 2WD camping options for caravans over 17ft or those not off road. Depending on the type of vehicle and van will dictate your camping locations. Maximum caravan access for the rear of the property is 17ft off road van. This is due to the hill climb and a tight corner at the top. Dogs are welcome but must stay within the camp, be under control or on a leash. If you have friends who you want to invite but don't have camping gear that's okay, we have the option to hire a camper trailer. All they need to bring is food and drinks. Only 1 available, please see Extras. We welcome self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/shower, and drinking water. All human, food and general waste is to be removed upon leaving the campsite. We have fireplaces set up but if you prefer a different site for your fire please bring your own fire pit. Good Firewood for camp ovens etc is available for purchase under Extras. For this one off price we will supply you for wood for your whole stay. There is sometimes wood located at each campsite but the amount and quality is varied. Check in and out times are flexibility but please arrange time prior to arrival
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Jugari Riverside Camp

4 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Rathdowney, QLD
We are right cross river from Bigriggen Park. 1 hour 10 mins drive from Brisbane. 1 hour 19mins from Gold Coast. Jugari Riverside Camp locates in Boonah Rathdowney Rd, 1,000 meter away from 23 Douglas Rd, where our farm house is. Please looking for 'Jugari Riverside' sign for the entry. Or contact us for more details on 0410489893 Harley or 0434268555 Bella. Welcome to Jugari Riverside Camp for relaxation and excitement. 20 acres riverside is very natural, beautiful view of Mt. Barney. Campsites are mowed and well maintained. Full of wildlife and activities. Very private and away from everyone but close to cafe and pub. You could have 20 acres all for yourself or at least a couple of private acres while camping. Four wheel drive are recommended. All campsites are grassy, shaded. Easy access to the river. Camping, fishing, kayaking, swimming, drifting, bush walking, biking, lots of activities. Shed Cafe is down the road, Rathdowney pub is 10mins. Maroon Dam 15 mins away. Children friendly, family friendly. Birds, Wallabies, Wood ducks lots of native animals. Lots of fun! Locate Rathdowney Logan River Bank.
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Tallebudgera Veg Sanctuary.

18 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents30 acres · Tallebudgera, QLD
Good Phone reception if you have Telstra. Simple juice cleansing programmes are available by design. WEDDING VENUE IN OUR CHAPEL OR DOWN BY THE WATERS EDGE IN COMPLETE PRIVACY. Call our wedding planner Melissa at celebratedlove .com
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Mount Castle Valleys

4 sites · RVs, Tents8000 acres · Townson, QLD
Located in the Lockyer Valley less than 2 hours from Brisbane, Mt Castle Valleys consists of over 8000 acres of Australian bushland bordering world heritage national park and Gondwana Rainforest. Stay at a beautiful creekside campsite and have access to over 100km of walking trails ranging in difficulty from beginner level to experienced. During the wet season, cool off in the waterfalls and naturally occuring swimming holes located on the property. Have a chance to spot the local wildlife including koalas, brushtail rock wallabies and a huge range of native bird species. Visitors are welcome to bring their own bicycle and cycle on all established tracks. The Valleys campsite is surrounded on all sides with native bushland. Pitch your tent on a grassy field beside the creek and keep an eye out for wildlife, including koalas, wallabies and a huge range of native bird species. Digitally unplug, with no phone coverage at the site, but retain peace of mind with phone coverage available within a 15 minute drive if you need to reconnect with the outside world. On your way here, consider visiting Pioneer Village in Laidley and the local lavender farm.
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Serenity in Suburbia

1 site · RV1 acres · Currumbin Waters, QLD
WELCOME TO CURRUMBIN WATERS Nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, our semi-rural suburban acreage in Currumbin invites you to a unique camping experience in the front area (yard) of our permaculture holding. Amongst the serenity of the ancient eucalypt forest, sustainable living, permaculture principles, and environmental conservation define the ethos of our space. During your stay, you'll also notice recycled items strategically placed around the camp area, reflecting our commitment to minimising environmental impact and promoting a eco-conscious lifestyle. PLEASE read the AMENITIES AND THINGS TO NOTE before you make a booking and view all provided photos. Just a scenic 10-minute drive to the beach and 5 minutes into the Valley, our location allows you to explore the wonders of Currumbin. Embark on a journey along the winding road to discover the breathtaking Cougal Cascades, meander through Springbrook National Park, or stumble upon hidden cafes along the way – all within easy reach. WILDLIFE SPOTTING Situated at 43m above sea level, our land boasts a rich abundance of native plants and wildlife. Marvel at the sight of gorgeous and rare parrots, swamp-faced and golden wallabies, koalas, bush-turkeys, possums, water dragons, and echidnas – a testament to our proud position within a vital conservation area. TO SEE AND DO Explore the winding Currumbin Valley and uncover its hidden gems. Take a trip to the beach, home to the renowned Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Nearby attractions include the Rock Pools, Elephant Rock, Balter Brewing Company, Freeman's Organic Farm, Superbee Honeyworld, Surf World Gold Coast, Sanctuary Markets (Friday night food trucks), and Currumbin Alley Surf School, to name just a few. Indulge in the abundance of delicious cafes just minutes down the road. AMENITIES AND THINGS TO NOTE Prior to booking, please review all site photos. This will help you to decide if our site is a right fit for your needs. The site has an 11% off-level terrain. Assistance aids for levelling your vehicle are available. While tents are welcome, please be aware that the ground is hard gravel and 11% off-level. Most suited to 4WD. Camp trailers, Vans, Camper vans, Roof pop tops, Off-road camp trailers, Expedition trailers, All-terrain vans. Arriving in daylight is highly recommended. If it has rained near the time of your booking, a 4WD is recommended especially if you are towing. Not suitable for caravans unless you are highly proficient in reversing your rig 60m uphill. Reversing and pulling into the site as noted in photos is the best way to utilise the site. Trust us, we know! If you lack confidence in doing so, kindly consider alternative options. The illustrated caravan in the photo is 5 meters. Campers must be fully self-contained with their own camping toilet. Please refrain from arriving and asking where the bathroom facilities are. Domestic power (not 3-phase) and cold town water are provided. Leashed small dogs are permitted; however, pet waste must be promptly removed. Campfires are allowed in the provided fire drum unless there is a local fire ban in place. Bring your own firewood for a cozy evening under the stars.
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Mount Warning Views Camp

1 site · RV, Tent1 acres · Nimbin, NSW
Our beautiful property offers 1.5 acres of slightly sloping grassy land with divine views onto Mount Warning and the Border Ranges. Unplug from technology and dive into nature with an abundance of National Parks and Beaches on the doorstep. There are plenty of recreational opportunities with nearby dams, waterholes, hikes, Mountain bike tracks, villages and beaches. Explore the nearby quaint village of Uki or Murwillumbah. We are an hour away from Byron Bay and 25 minutes from Nimbin. Campers must be self sufficient with their own camping toilet and take all waste and rubbish with them on departure. Pets are welcome.
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Bower Camp Co. - Border Ranges

7 sites · Lodging100 acres · Kyogle, NSW
Arrive with a Bower Camp Co. tent perfectly set up, test out your real bed mattress with luxe eco cotton sheets, and settle in for a nature immersive stay at Sheepstation Creek Campground in Border Ranges National Park. Enjoy the pristine World Heritage listed rainforest and magnificent views of Wollumbin. Explore the many national park tracks to cool creeks, waterfalls and swim holes. Each tent is set up on a private campsite deck. The tents have a double/twin share bedroom and living space with a table and 2 chairs Cook up a storm on your own personal fire pit using the complementary firewood provided by us. Contact Bower Camp Co. if you want to add a food hamper, hire more camp gear or just want to know more about the location and activities. We do the work, you get wild.
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Looking to experience the beauty of waterfalls in South East Queensland? Hipcamp has you covered with over 37 camping options in the area. Whether you're a budget-conscious traveller or looking for a luxurious getaway, there's something for everyone with prices starting as low as $25 per night. Explore top-rated campsites like Larapinta (245 reviews), Tallebudgera Veg Sanctuary (22 reviews), and Serenity in Suburbia (2 reviews) to make the most of your waterfall-themed adventure. Enjoy popular amenities such as showers, campfires, and pet-friendly accommodations. Engage in exciting activities like fall fun, visiting historic sites, and whitewater paddling. Start planning your camping trip today and immerse yourself in the natural wonders of South East Queensland.

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