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Highfields Pioneer Village

20 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Highfields, QLD
The Highfields Pioneer Village covers an area of 20 acres of picturesque grounds with over 70 buildings of historic interest, pleasant surroundings and picnic facilities. It is located just 15kms north of Toowoomba.Our property is part of the Highfields Pioneer Village* complex located just 20 minutes from Toowoomba. This campsite is a wonderful place to rest whilst taking in the scenic surroundings of the village which is the home of the Big Cow. Visit the Toowoomba Fire Brigade Museum which houses an historic collection of memorabilia, documenting the story of the people who have worked every day to keep us safe from fires since 1877. The collection includes Uniforms, Badges & patches, historical records & photographs and over 6 Historic Fire Engine Vehicles, Apparatus, Models & Collectibles.Visit the iconic Ambulance Museum that tells the story of Ambulance services in Queensland.We are within easy reach of Highland Falls which has some great walking tracks and view points of the falls. Pets are also permitted in this bushland area but must be on a leash.We are just 3 mins from local shops, McDonald's, KFC. This is the perfect spot for those who want to wind down and escape the hustle and bustle.We have amenities available and pets are welcome but must be kept on a leash at all times. Sorry, no campfires. Bush Camping.*Tickets to the Village are optional and can be purchased onsite from the Kiosk. Recommended time to view the Pioneer Village is at least 2 hours.
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Bares Hideaway

20 sites · RVs, Tents43 acres · Summerholm, QLD
Welcome to 'Bares Hideaway', a 43 acre property nestled away from prying eyes in a secluded valley along the Liverpool Ranges in Grandchester. We are a short 1 hr drive from Brisbane and Toowoomba surrounded by acres of bushland. We are a 10 minute drive from Rosewood and Laidley where you will find cafes, supermarkets, fuel and a variety of other things to enjoy. Our lovely campground will accommodate swags, tents, campers, caravans and motorhomes. We provide an extensive camping ground which ensures that you will have a large amount of space to set up comfortably. Flushing toilets and hot showers are provided. We offer you the choice of a standard enclosed private shower or the fun of open air showers. We are happy for you to come and camp on your own or book the entire place if you have an event, large groups are welcome. There is a designated area that can be hired for parties and private functions with marquees available if required. If you are looking for clothing optional or nude camping we fully welcome you to do so. However we need to know at the time of booking so we can allocate an appropriate location so all campers are comfortable. Pets are welcome and must be under control and on a leash as there are farm animals kept on this property. Camp fires are permitted in communal fire areas or at your camp in provided fire drums. The only exception will be if a local fire ban is activated. You are welcome to bring your own firewood, or you can collect it off the ground. No chainsaws allowed. Please note that there is no potable water on site. You must bring your own DRINKING water. During extreme weather events the property can be affected, so if rain is forecast, please call before heading out. Things to do and see: The Grandchester hotel is a short 10min walk away and offers cold drinks, great meals and friendly country hospitality. Spicers Hidden Vale is approximately 6km away and perfect for bike riders. Rosewood train museum showcases steam locomotives and Grandchester scale model rail rides run once a month. All sites are unpowered. Generators are welcome between 7am and 9pm. PRICE. $25 per night Max 2 people. $10 per night for any extra people on that site. $5 for kids 5 years to 12 years. Under 5 years free. $10 per person for day visits. NO trail bikes, quads or ATVS.
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Hilltop Country Camping

12 sites · RVs, Tents175 acres · Crows Nest, QLD
We have several peaceful campsites available on our 175-acre property - some with beautiful escarpment views, and some amongst the peaceful surrounds of the bush. We are 10km from the town of Crows Nest on the Great Dividing Range. 50 minutes from Toowoomba and 2 hours from Brisbane. The hill on the property (Flat Top) is one of the highest points in the area at 660m altitude. From the hilltop, you can enjoy 360-degree views of the surrounding area, with views across the Esk Valley towards the Sunshine Coast, sunsets over the hills surrounding Crows Nest, and even glimpses of Cressbrook Dam. There are 2 separate campsites on the hilltop, one at each end. We also have 3 secluded bush campsites down in the paddocks, these are private and peaceful with no other campers within sight. They are all situated to be able to enjoy the sunset. We feel very spoilt living here in this beautiful place and would love for others to share it. It is extremely quiet and peaceful, yet less than a 15-minute drive to Crows Nest. There is plenty to explore in the area, including: 🏞 Crows Nest Falls National Park (good for a swim) 🐃 Bullocky's Rest and creekside walk in Crows Nest (dog friendly) 🌳 Ravensbourne National Park (rainforest) 🏚 Crows Nest Museum 🎣 Cressbrook and Perseverance Dams 🚂 Muntapa Railway Tunnel towards Cooyar ☕️ French patisserie and other cafes in Crows Nest. 🛍 Antique and boutique shops 📚 Second-hand book store 👩‍🌾 Also markets in Crows Nest on the first Sunday of each month. Further along the New England Highway, Toowoomba is host to the annual Carnival of Flowers. We hope we can help you have a pleasant and peaceful camping trip! Please note: We have a long gravel driveway and dirt/grass tracks to the campsites. 2WD accessible, but it's rough. Pet friendly 🐕
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Helidon Spa Eco Village

49 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Helidon Spa, QLD
Helidon Spa Eco Village is built on a beautiful natural spring, rich with wildlife and native plants. This friendly local camping and caravan park is set on a sprawling 20 acres and located on the edge of the natural spring located conveniently off the Warrego Highway. Caravans and Motorhomes can stay in one of three spots overlooking the natural spring giving the area it's name, Helidon Spa. Power is available at each of the fixed sites. Important to Note:- *There is no dump point on-site. *Pets only welcome for casual/short-term stays. The area, once a bustling tourist attraction has since been converted into a small sustainable village that several locals call home. Picnic tables and amenities are less than 200m away from all sites. All grey water is recycled and treated on site and all fresh water is drawn from the natural spring. Street lights are solar powered and as you read this the on site electricity is being converted to solar.
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Mountview Farmstay

5 sites · RVs, Tents650 acres · Ramsay, QLD
Mountview is a very special place having been in the family for over 120 years. The working farm is 650 acres of grain cropping and also runs a productive Charolais beef cattle stud. A central stopover point an easy 15 minutes from Toowoomba city and only a few kilometers off the New England Highway. Explore the local area with so many attractions and places to discover including the Darling Downs Zoo, The Historical Bull & Barley Inn, quaint little country towns, sunflower fields, Glengallan homestead, hiking tracks and so much more. Enjoy wide open spaces with magnificent views. Watch stunning sunsets, toast marshmallows around the fire pit, watch the night sky for a dazzling display of stars, hike or say hello to the many Charolais cattle on the property. You will have access to the facilities at the Ironbark Barn which include a pool table, dart board, television, kitchen and bar area, and hot shower and toilets. The kitchen has a fridge, freezer, BBQ, dish-washing station and rubbish/recycling facilities. Please note to hook up to power you will need a lead of at least 30 meters. 15 amp power is supplied. Power is allocated on a first in best dressed preference. If you desperately require power please advise at the time of your booking and all efforts will be made to hook you up to power. No pets please.
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Lake Atkinson Waterfront Camp

30 sites · RVs, Tents25 acres · Lowood, QLD
Lake Atkinson Waterfront Camping & Animal Farm offers a family orientated, quiet rural escape for over night or short term stays. We have powered and unpowered camp sites available with glamping tents coming soon!We welcome guests in camping tents, caravans, and camper trailers. We have an animal nursery where the kids can meet and feed the animals, bike tracks, walking trails and seasonal water sports for all our guests to enjoy.Full amenities available and campfires are welcome in the fire pits provided. Pets are welcome but please keep them under control and respect other campers.You can purchase wood-fired pizzas which we can deliver directly to your site!We are located just a 1 hour drive from Brisbane city. With access to our pool and animal farm the fun never ends! If you are after a quiet weekend away with the kids or long term accommodation we are the perfect place for you!There is a kiosk and cafe on site where you can find all your basic camping items.
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Rangetop Farm

11 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents1000 acres · Ocean View, QLD
Our 1000 acres mountain top working cattle and horses farm is only 45 minutes from Brisbane CBD. It offers spectacular Glasshouse mountains and ocean views. Activities include hiking, swimming, canoeing, horse riding and more. You can bring your own tent, caravan, motorhome or stay in bunkhouse that sleeps 10 with shower. From many parts of the farm you have a beautiful views encompassing Malenny, Glasshouse Mountains , Bribie island, Moreton Island, Stradbroke Island, Redcliffe and Brisbane Port Site. We have a beautiful deepwater lake that's perfect for swimming, canoeing. The property is traversed by a number of rain forested creeks and ravines which are perfect for adventure hiking and rock climbing. We can also take you horse riding around the farm for a couple of hours or to the local winery if you prefer longer ride. We cater for all levels of riding. We have many panoramic campsites for you to choose from. These are suited to any one with the swag, tent, camper, caravan or motorhome. You need to be self sufficient. For those liking the comforts of home we have a bunkhouse which sleeps 10 and has electricity, water, flush toilet, shower, stove, microwave and TV. Linen is not supplied. For those without transport Dakabin train station is 25 min from the farm. Pick up and drop off to the station can be arranged. There is a wide variety of shops and restaurants less than 10 min away.
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Weefarm Brisbane River Camping

9 sites · RVs, Tents2 acres · Fairney View, QLD
'Weefarm' is situated on a picturesque bend of the Brisbane River near Fernvale and is accessible by 4WD only. Kids are free to 17 so if you have children between 12-17, please include them in the "children" booking. We provide an exclusive booking for you on absolute river frontage for tents and camper trailers. Spend your time swimming, fishing, canoeing or simply sipping a cold drink on the pontoon under the umbrella. With an easterly aspect you’ll want to spend the morning swimming or exploring the riverscape and when the afternoon shade sets in light the campfire and put your feet up. There is no vehicular boat ramp but still excellent access for other small watercraft. Due to the steep track to the camp area we insist on 4WD’s only - though you can walk down if feeling energetic! Please bring drinking water and a desire to leave the riverside just as you found it. We have enough room for around 20 people in tents or camper trailers. Portaloo toilet available at the campsite. Campfires are permitted in the circle but please be mindful of any restrictions. You can purchase firewood from us if needed. Dogs are also welcome but must stay with you at all times. Please let us know they are coming as well.
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Murphys Outlook

7 sites · RVs, Tents350 acres · Toowoomba, QLD
A 350 acre property of natural bushland with multiple tracks that traverse the property. There is limited 2wd access but multiple camping spots for 4wd or bikes. The terrain is quite hilly, although the camping area is relatively flat. There are multiple points around the property to see good views over the valley and there is a natural pond up at the shipping container house. Local activities include mountain biking, hiking, dirt biking, 4wding, fishing/boating (40 mins), sightseeing around the Toowoomba/Crows Nest/Esk area. There is Optus and Telstra reception at the property (although Telstra is only a few bars)
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Stoney Ridge Ranch

16 sites · RVs, Tents174 acres · Postmans Ridge, QLD
Is it time to escape life, find some fresh air and bush camp? If that is a yes then pack your bags and come along to do just that on our family run 174 acre property. Our camping is nestled among the scrub, at night you can hear a pin drop. The silence and stars are true campers delight. We are surrounded by tranquil bush with the convenience of town a short 15 minute drive away. You're welcome say good bye to those hot summers with a dip in the dam or creek, or get warm by the camp fire - don't forget the marshmallows. Any activity on the property always pairs well with a cold beer to wash away those daily troubles. We welcome self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/shower. The ground at times can be a little bumpy or even soggy so we recommend 4WDs to access our grounds. Our family has created a bush campers dream that allow fur babies! Yep - you can bring the dogs, for their safety and that of other guests all dogs must remain on a leash and supervised at all times. Cliff side camping, entrance is through Gate 1 and Paddock camping is through Gate 2. We can not wait to welcome you into our very piece of paradise.
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Foothills

2 sites · RVs, Tents90 acres · Redbank Creek, QLD
Foothills is a secluded property with tranquil views. There is a dam for swimming, stand up paddling and Kayaking. There is also good spots for hiking nearby. Site is beautifully situated on the top of a mountain within our property surrounded by national park. There's running hot water showers, a great dam to swim in, portable toilets.  For those looking for a secluded weekend away this property is for you! We are situated 20mins from Esk, 50mins from Toowoomba and 1under 2hrs from Brisbane. Entry to the property is 2wd access on a dirt road.
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Jack's Place Toogoolawah

94 sites · RVs, Tents40 acres · Braemore, QLD
Jack's Place is the perfect location for those seeking a peaceful and serene camping experience. Our site is located just 5 minutes away from Toogoolawah Town and is situated on 40 acres of beautiful and lush bushland. Multiple sites are available, all of which follow alongside a picturesque creek that runs throughout the property. We offer a spacious and flat grassy area to park your van after a long day of driving. Our campsite is ideal for those who wish to enjoy the quiet and tranquil surroundings while taking in a beautiful sunset, surrounded by an abundance of birdlife. Town is a short 5 minute drive with an IGA, Pub, Cafe, Service Station, Water Station and Dump site. Access to Brisbane Valley Rail Trail and only a short drive to Somerset Dam. For those travelling in large groups, please contact us to discuss your requirements. We will do our best to accommodate your needs and ensure that your camping experience at Jack's Place is unforgettable. 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. 
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The best camping near Lockyer National Park guide

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Embark on an adventure through the untamed wilderness of Lockyer National Park. Traverse remote sandstone gorges and eucalypt forests, home to vulnerable wildlife. Engage in exhilarating bushwalking, and 4WD or motorbike touring across this scenic landscape.

When to go

The best time to visit Lockyer National Park is during the cooler months, from April to September, when the weather is mild and conducive for exploring. Summer can be quite hot, making activities during the midday challenging.

Know before you go

  • Ensure you're prepared for remote bushwalking with adequate supplies and a first-aid kit.
  • Check for any park alerts before your visit for the latest information on closures or safety issues.
  • Accessibility may be limited in some areas; plan accordingly if you have specific needs.
  • No bins are provided, so be ready to take your trash home with you.
  • Respect the park's wildlife by not feeding them and keeping a safe distance.

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