The best camping near Mount Colosseum National Park

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Travellers Rest 1770 in Agnes Water

31 sites · RVs, Tents44 acres · Round Hill, QLD
Traveller’s Rest 1770 in Agnes Water, offers spacious and tranquil eco-camping, surrounded by native and untouched bushland in Agnes Water on the Discovery Coast! Enjoy the newest attraction on the Discovery Coast! Our brand-new 386.6 m long bushland boardwalk. The boardwalk is wheelchair accessible and the use is complimentary for all our campers. We now offer powered sites if you book direct. Immerse yourself in a truly restful experience on our 44 acres bush property, just outside of Agnes Water, Queensland. We invite you to enjoy a unique eco-camping experience, whilst having the comfort of new and well-maintained amenities with HOT SHOWERS. The lush dam is bursting with water lilies, while water birds visit for a refreshing drink. Start your day with the calls of Kookaburra’s, nestled in the tall Gumtrees and settle by your campfire to the complete solitude of starry skies at the end of your day. BushTracks “BushTracks” takes you on a journey through native Australian bushland, rich with Bushtucker and Bush Medicine. Learn about traditional and cultural uses of plants, embark on a journey through past and present and learn about cultural burning practices protecting our land. Several native beehives keep the diversity of our plants thriving all year around. Wildlife habitats can be seen on the peaceful walk through our ever-changing bushland. The vast variety of native trees inhabit over 60 species of birds. Bring your binoculars – you never know which bird you might spot on the day! Stop for a minute and give yourself the opportunity to truly immerse in nature! After an informative walk through the canopy of tall gumtrees, you will enjoy a delicious cup of local, organic Tielka Tea, accompanied by Wattle Seed Choc Chip Cookies and Davidson Plum Slice from Dreamtime Tuka – a majority owned Aboriginal company located in NSW. Entice your taste buds by sampling an array of Australian made native spreads supplied by Kurrajong Australian Native Foods. Listen to the sounds of the birds, the wind in the trees and reflect on the experience you’ve just had! We work closely with local organizations like Tangaroa Blue, Australian Native Bee Association and Tielka Tea to promote sustainable practices within our business. Another reason why you should stay with us... ...You get to choose your own piece of paradise, depending on weather conditions. Your space to sit back and listen to the sounds of nature! Pets are not permitted.
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Collie Farm

10 sites · Tents283 acres · Miriam Vale, QLD
283 acres of mainly level bush with camping sites in various locations, either in a remote bush or by the water (dams). 6 kms of bushwalking tracks with abundant native wild and bird life. Designated fireplaces and firewood available. All campsites except the Safe Haven are physically separated and reserved for a single group (either travelling alone or in company with others). The Safe Haven can accommodate up to 4 caravans/campers with a communal central fireplace by the water. A seasonal summer stream normally runs through the length of the property from January to May. During this time access to some of the walking trails can be restricted. All sites can be left unattended and secure by visitors for day trips to surrounding areas such as Agnes Water, Seventeen Seventy, the Boyne Valley or various National Parks located within 50klms. Your hosts are always present and ready to assist in any way they can. Dogs welcome. Note: Flushing toilet is located adjacent to the Safe Haven campsite.
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Captains Cabin & Camping

4 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Captain Creek, QLD
If peace and tranquillity is what you are looking for, then look no further than “Captain’s Cabin”. Designed to give you the perfect escape to destress and unwind, it is located just off the beaten path. This is the ideal getaway for a couple or small group and has a large area, , fire pit's and firewood provided for campers. 13 Min to 1770 and Agnes Water Beaches 20 Min to Eurimbula National Park *** PLEASE NOTE: After heavy rain the road down to the cabin can be a little bit greasy, If you are in a smaller car please drive carefully *** THE CABIN KEY FEATURES ☀ Off the beaten path with few neighbours around, making it super remote and quiet ☀ Perfect for stargazing ☀ Prime location to Agnes Water and 1770 only 13min drive and away from all the crowds. ☀ A-Frame Cabin with 1 Double sized bed. ☀ 1 outdoor bathroom(for cabin guests only), with classic old cast-iron clawfoot bathtub. (No shower attachment) Bath use instructions provided. ☀ Mini kitchen with slide out dual burner gas cooker. cast iron frypan and kettle provided with basic utensils needed to make a delicious meal! (Small collapsible sink for washing up) ☀ Salt, pepper, and cooking spray are provided. ☀ Cutlery plates and cups for two people supplied. ☀ Easy access; steps to entry ☀ Large outdoor area with fire circle and outdoor cooking options, and a prebuilt fire ☀ Some Mosquito deterrents supplied with cabin. Please bring own to ensure full coverage ☀ Shared Composting enclosed toilet provided on site. ☆PETS☆ We love hosting pets! Just a few other notes! You are expected to clean up after your pet, in the house and in the yard. Being that we are in the bush there also may be kangaroo’s in the area, so if your dog is extra curious, keep an eye on them so they don’t chase kangaroo’s! Please also be mindful of other campers in the area, and dog on a leash if other people are present.
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Makowata Farm

4 sites · RVs, Tents33 acres · Colosseum, QLD
We have 33 acres that we have been working on for the last 15 months to try and create our own slice of freedom. We have the goal of becoming as self sufficient as possible and currently we are producing a large amount of our own food. We have a massive array of animals and always are having new additions, which is always exciting. We are open to people coming to just experience what we have created or even getting their hands dirty. We have learnt so much coming here and are happy to pass on what ever knowledge that we have gained but also open to learn from you all too. We are located about 40mins from Agnes Water and are super connected to the amazing Agnes community. We have a couple of areas that power can be tapped into and also a second outside bathroom that is welcomed to be used.
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Agnes Park Enviro Camp

20 sites · RVs, Tents44 acres · Agnes Water, QLD
Welcome to Agnes Park Enviro Camp.Children aged 0-5 camp for free.A property that boasts both natural bushland and cleared pasture, nestled within the serene seaside communities of Agnes Water and the Town of 1770 (also known as Seventeen Seventy).  Campers will enjoy setting up camp on the flat, grassy ground, walking through the natural bush and stumbling across the gully which rises to fantastic sea views.The property is located only 2 minutes drive to Agnes Water Main Beach, the Discovery Trail Lookout and the Paper Bark Forest Boardwalk. A short 10 Minute drive will find you in the picturesque town of 1770, where you can enjoy the fantastic 1770 Marina. From the Marina, you can depart to Lady Musgrave Island, enjoy 1 hr to full day tour on the iconic Larcs and enjoy  spectacular sunsets.The are some must-visit small businesses in the area including Rusty Pelican Fish and Chips, Pancake Creek Tours, Katrina's Bar (for sunset drinks) and Marina Cafe (for best coffee and vanilla slice).There are no facilities here, campers will need to be self contained and leave no trace. Council's dump point is just 5 minutes away. 
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1770 Eco Camp, Agnes Water

68 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents40 acres · Agnes Water, QLD
Eco Style camping nestled in 42 acres of bush land in the Agnes Water Hinterland. We offer a variety of different site options. Currently we have powered sites for you to rock up in your choice of accomodation or our custom styled Eco Tents which offers a very comfortable option for those that don't want to bring their van or tent. We also offer modern amenities including showers, toilets, camp kitchen, walk trails, swimming holes, and much more. Pet friendly areas available.
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Mugul Mountain Retreat

53 sites · RVs, Tents300 acres · Colosseum, QLD
Mugul Mountain Retreat is a 300 acre property adjacent to Mt Colosseum (or Mugul as it is called by the local Indigenous peoples). The property borders the national park of Mt Colosseum. Mugul is a sacred Indigenous site.Our property is home to a multitude of pretty face wallabies, kangaroos, bandicoots, goannas, possums and birds. A serene and peaceful place Mugul is a place where you can experience the energy of a sacred Indigenous site.Accessible for all types of vehicles. Dog friendly. The property offers basic camping without facilities. You will need to be self-sufficient. We have a bush toilet but no showers. At the house there are toilets and showers available for an extra charge please see us if required. Campfires permitted in a designated area when restrictions aren't in place. You can purchase firewood from us (see Extras). We prefer you to bring your own water, emergency supply can be arranged (we are on tank water). Patchy mobile reception.
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1770 Southern Cross Travellers Retreat

15 sites · RVs, Tents15 acres · Agnes Water, QLD
PLEASE NOTE THAT CHECK IN TIME IS FROM 11.00AM TO 5.00PM. CARAVANS and MOTORHOMES MUST BE FULLY SELF CONTAINED. MAKE SURE TO FILL YOUR WATER TANKS BEFORE ARRIVAL. GENERAL WASTE BINS ARE PROVIDED. EXCESS RUBBISH OR LARGE ITEMS ARE NOT TO BE LEFT FOR US TO DISPOSE OF. SMALL CAMP FIRES ARE PERMITTED OUT OF BUSH FIRE SEASON. YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN PORTABLE FIRE PIT. We are a family built and run property set amongst tropical gardens on 15 acres with a pretty small private lake. Our quirky communal building has lots of power points, hot showers, flushing toilets, free Wifi, pool table, dining areas, fire place and we now have a pool-side cafe, boutique and massage on site. We are pet friendly, "ONLY ONE DOG PER SITE" and must remain on leads or runs whilst on the property. Please note that animals are not permitted in any of the undercover common areas or swimming pool enclosure. We are a short 2 minute drive to the new Agnes Central shopping center, 5 minutes to Agnes Water town centre and local beaches, and a 15 minute drive to the beautiful town of 1770. Our property runs on rain water and On-tap drinking water is available in the camp kitchen. If you are looking to escape from the crowded caravan parks, you will love our piece of paradise.
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Yerrowah Eco Stay

2 sites · RVs, Tents4 acres · Agnes Water, QLD
Welcome to Yerrowah Eco Stay (Indigenous meaning for meeting place) Our beautiful, peaceful 4 acre property is nestled amongst natural bushland on a gentle sloping block with 180 degree views overlooking the famous Paperbark Forest. Our compacted gravel driveway is suitable for all vehicle types and will lead you up to a large flat, grassy area where you can enjoy levelled parking for a comfortable stay. Site 2 is levelled and just as peaceful but not grassed. Our property is located only a short 5 minute drive to Agnes Water main beach, town centre and 10 minutes to the iconic town of 1770. There are many things to do and see in and around the area so make sure you ask us for some hot tips on where to go and what to do. Comfort is key! Enjoy your very own 5 star eco toilet and shower block. Wash away the day while watching the sunset disappear behind the mountains from our beautiful open air rain water shower. The loo also has a great view. Trust us you wont want to miss out on this experience (Please note: shower is cold water only) Hungry? Ron's Veggies across the road has you covered. Take a stroll down the driveway to see his great selection of locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables. IMPORTANT Please note: We only offer the 2 campsite areas at any one time (top grassed area and compacted pad) to ensure your stay is as peaceful and private as possible, but please note we have live in, onsite caretakers who reside in front of the shed up the top on the grassed area and on occasions friends and family do come up to visit. Please check with us beforehand to see if we have friends or family staying before you book if this may be an issue for you. Please be respectful of our toilet block and ensure ALL children are accompanied by an adult in the shower/toilet facility. Campfires: Fires are welcome in the designated fire pit area or if you have your own off the ground pit but you will need to bring along your own firewood. Animals: Your fury/feathery friends are more than welcome but we ask that they are kept on a lead at all times and not to be left unattended during your stay. Please also ensure their waste is picked up and disposed of off the property. Waste: Bins are not provided and we ask that all rubbish is taken with you, including ALL cigarette butts. Long term stays available. Please message to enquire See you soon!
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Camp Akuna Pikes Crossing INC

18 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Benaraby, QLD
Welcome to our not-for-profit grounds, now open to the public. The camp has been set up as a youth-oriented facility that welcomes travellers and regional people. All proceeds go towards running costs and improving facilities. We have an onsite caretaker (LES) for maintaining the property. Dog friendly (must be controlled at all times!) and good access for caravans and all types of vehicles.A large flat grassed area for camping and 200m walk to The Boyne River at Pikes Crossing with access for swimming. There is an area to launch small boats and ideal for canoeing and kayaking in protected waters. Close to Lake Awoonga (4km drive) for fishing and all other aquatic activities along with a great barramundi stocked impoundment.There is a large undercover area with tables and chairs, flushing toilets and hot showers and designated campfire area. All campers have access to this. We also offer a commercial kitchen and BBQs for group bookings. We welcome community functions, weddings, birthday parties and youth groups. Inquiries welcome.
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Baffle Creek Camping Midskinrick

24 sites · RVs, Tents40 acres · Rosedale, QLD
Midskinrick is a 40-acre waterfront property on Baffle Creek in Queensland. 70km north of Bundaberg, 125km south of Gladstone. This little piece of paradise, on the southern bank of Baffle Creek, is a great place to fish, crab, swim, relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. Choose the unique modern self-contained Lodge or bring your caravan/camper/rooftop/swag/tent and book a camp site. Midskinrick has 7 powered sites (no water connection) situated around the dam - large family sites with a firebox on each site. There are, Flushing toilets, Hot showers (small fee applies) Washing Machine (small fee per load) and a Camp kitchen. This price is for unpowered. If you want power, please add this as an extra during booking $10 per night. The powered sites are approximately 450m from the riverbank. There are no water connections to these sites, but fresh water is available for drinking. Midskinrick has 7 sites overlooking the river flats - Septic flushing toilets, Shower room (solar bag not supplied), Drinking water, Camp kitchen area, Firebox - bring your own wood or buy it from the caretaker (please do not source firewood from the roadside due to animal habitats). Hot showers available near the dam area. There is no option to add power here. Strictly unpowered. Fires permitted in fireboxes, Pet friendly (on leash), great swimming (in the dam), a perfect family holiday!
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Rules Beach Holiday Park

88 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Rules Beach, QLD
Wanting a holiday in one of Queensland’s best kept secrets? Rules Beach is remote and unhurried slice of paradise located 1.25hr north of Bundaberg and 2.5hrs south of Rockhampton. Our Brand new 85 site beach front holiday park opened in December 2023. The 85 luxurious powered sites with the softest of green grass cater for the smallest setup to the largest of big rigs, some of which are pet friendly. The camp kitchen and amenities blocks are a modern design with all the MOD CONS you could possibly need or want. But if camping isn’t your kind of luxury checkout our beachfront glamping tents perfect for the romantic getaway away. Whether you're a fishing enthusiast, a hiking adventurer, a 4-wheel driving fanatic, or simply looking to relax by pristine waters, we've got it all covered. We can’t wait to share our piece of paradise with you 😊
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The best camping near Mount Colosseum National Park guide

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Embark on an adventure to Mount Colosseum National Park, a landscape dominated by the towering granite peak of Mount Colosseum. With no designated tracks or facilities, this park is a haven for experienced bushwalkers seeking a remote, off-track experience amid the dry rainforest and open forests.

When to go

The best time to visit Mount Colosseum National Park is during the cooler months, as the park recommends avoiding the heat of summer. This timing allows for a more comfortable exploration of the park's rugged terrain and diverse birdlife.

Know before you go

  • Ensure you are experienced in remote, off-track navigation before entering the park.
  • Mobile phone coverage is unreliable, so plan accordingly.
  • There are no camping facilities; visitors must be self-sufficient.
  • Be aware of park alerts and safety guidelines before your visit.
  • Respect the park's natural environment and leave no trace of your visit.

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