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Burrum Shores Beachfront Campground

57 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents73 acres · Burrum Heads, QLD
Burrum Shores Campgrounds offers well maintained grassy sites with direct access to the beach. Access to the camp sites is via a dirt track. Accessible for 2wd vehicles with decent ground clearance and 4wd vehicles. We now have our toilets and showers completed and open. We can accept bookings from caravans, motorhomes, campers, camper trailers, tents, roof top tents and swags. Grey water must be captured in a grey water tank or a bucket and can be emptied onsite as advised by caretakers. ____________________________________________________________________________ Campfires are welcome in a raised fire pit, either bring your own or use one of our communal campfire areas. Firewood and kindling is available for purchase on arrival. You will have access to our town water drinking taps to fill your water tanks and we also have a dump point on the property. All sites are pet friendly on application. We ask that you keep your dogs on leash all of the time. Our only rules are that you respect the property and other guests and no generators. We look forward to welcoming you to our special spot.
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AU$30
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Dam Crazy Camping

19 sites · RVs, Tents624 acres · Golden Fleece, QLD
Dam Crazy? You would have to be to bypass over 620 acres of scenic bushland off the beaten track for your next camping getaway or stopover on your way on the Bruce Highway. An abundance of birdlife with over 135 different species found so far including a Powerful Owl. A magnificent 400 megalitre dam that now forms part of the natural landscape of this unique property. A hidden gem in the Wide Bay/Fraser Coast area of Queensland where relaxation, peace and privacy are unavoidable as are the sunsets and shooting stars in the clear skies above. We are 20 minutes from the quaint Childers Township and 50 minutes from Bundaberg. The property is totally private and caravans cannot been seen from the road, the owners live on the property and only booked guests are to enter the property offering security and peace of mind. Whether you want to bird watch, kayak, fish (catch and release only), hike or ride one of the many trails or sit, relax and read your favourite book, we promise a warm welcome; from the wildlife and the proprietors Miranda, Brendon and Esa the dog. Dam Crazy is also pet friendly, dogs must be cleaned up after and may be walked off leash on the walking trails (please be mindful of other campers, farm animals and wildlife), they may also swim in the dam but must be contained or kept on leash in the campsite areas. The dam is very deep and could have snags washed down in floods, so we suggest children wear life jackets, and MUST be supervised by adults at all times around the water. Numbers are limited to ensure you have plenty of space and privacy! Campers must take all waste with them. Very good cellphone reception
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Big Rocks Bush Retreat

43 sites · RVs, Tents700 acres · Golden Fleece, QLD
Bringing you a place where you can escape, relax, disconnect from your day to day life and reconnect with nature. The tranquil and beautiful bush covered property is nestled on 700 acres, backing directly onto the Woowoonga national park near, Childers Qld.  The Big Rocks Bush Retreat is situated on the foot hills of rugged, mountainous terrain that creates a picturesque spot for camping, biking, horse riding, bush walking and hiking in a diverse and stunning landscape. With a majority of remnant bush land, it’s a naturalists wonderland with a number of native flora and fauna found in few parts of Australia. The facilities on the property are ever evolving and offer; • large fenced area • large communal fire pit • small camp kitchen • two toilets • covered areas • pool table • book and toy library • small hobby farm with friendly goats and chickens • large horse yards • two dams (great for cooling off) Please note that a 4WD and off-road camper are recommended If you are wishing to access our more remote camp sites on the property.  Nearby hamlets of Childers, Biggenden and Apple Tree Creek have a unique combination of history, culture, food, wine and art in a relaxing atmosphere of country life.  The retreat caters to families, groups, travellers and holiday makers alike. Big Rocks Bush Retreat is too beautiful not to share, you will not be disappointed
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Peaceful Riverside Camping

12 sites · RVs, Tents60 acres · Howard, QLD
If you are looking for a peaceful escape then come and experience our 60 acres of beautiful riverfront bliss. Bring your paddle boards, boats, kayaks and bikes to enjoy all the area has to offer. We have a private pontoon for you to enjoy.   The property also has lovely walking tracks to explore and fire pits guests are welcome to use.Howard township only 3 km away and we are just 35 minutes from Hervey Bay. Our other property is only a short walk away so we will be able to help with anything if you need it. All guests must be self contained with their own toilet/shower facilities and must take all waste and rubbish with them on departure. Leave no trace. We do have a few cows so dogs to be on a leash at night and please don’t let them chase the cows.Fire pits available to use, collect your own fire wood.
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Coalstoun Lakes Rural Camp

3 sites · RVs, Tents295 acres · Biggenden, QLD
Our property offers flat grassy sites located right near the Main dam with gum trees and offer plenty of wildlife to watch, including king parrots. We have a fire pit and firewood available at each site. Remote Camping across the property available ideal for a large and small groups access can be made by 4x4 or hiking , with a total of five dams there is plenty of spaces to camp. There is also a number of cattle on the property who may visit your campsite! Rain water tanks are near the house which can be accessed if needed. We are located only 8km from Mt Walsh National Park which offers a variety of beautiful bush walks or a great spot for a picnic And an hour away from Paradise Dam. Pets are welcome but must be kept on a leash and discussed with the host prior to your arrival. Easy access to 3 camp sites around the dam but 4wd recommended for 2 solitary bush camps which can accommodate groups.
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Buxton Bush Camp

16 sites · RVs, Tents650 acres · Buxton, QLD
A 650 acre grazing and cattle breeding property flanked by the Isis River on two sides. Located upstream from Burrum Heads and Walkers Point, boating enthusiasts can explore the river system easily and the area is known as having some of the best fishing, prawning and crabbing waterways in the south east QLD. Good access for all types of vehicles, Buxton is a small fishing town situated on the banks of the Burrum River at the southern end of the Isis Shire. It's about 20 kilometres off the Bruce Highway and upstream from Burrum Heads and Walkers Point. There is a general store, picnic facilities and boat ramp. Buxton offers a relaxed lifestyle with pleasant surroundings. Boat enthusiasts are able to explore four river systems from this village. Dog friendly (refer rules please!). Toilet available for guests to use.
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Gootchie Creek Escape

120 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents600 acres · Gootchie, QLD
We have a beautiful 600 acre cattle property with plenty of room to spread out where other campers are nowhere in sight. Here you will find that the serenity meets the bush. We have beautiful flat grassy sites situated on Gootchie Creek, and around our very large spring fed billabongs that never dry up. Come and enjoy the green flat grassy sites along the creek, you may even see the resident platypus.Enjoy some wildlife watching and escape from the city. Bring your hammock and gaze at cloud shapes.Camp fires permitted and bring along your pet too. We are located 45kms north of Gympie. In town you will find all the shops, fuel and supplies for your camping trip.A dump point has now been installed on our property for your convenience.
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River Run Farm Camping

42 sites · RVs, Tents84 acres · Antigua, QLD
River Run Farm Camping is situated on the banks of the beautiful Mary River within the spectacular Fraser Coast region. The historic Maryborough town centre and the quaint village of Tiaro is right on our doorstep for anything you may have left behind or if you just feel like a country pub meal and a cold beer. We offer large grassy mowed sites both powered and unpowered, river front and tree shaded areas with some having their own fire pits. Fully equipped large camp kitchen with microwave, television, fridge, dart board, BBQ, communal firepit and power points to charge your devices and a Playground for the Kids. We offer the best hot showers with beautifully clean toilets; our amenities even contain a washing machine and a kid’s bathroom with a claw foot bath. A Dump point is located at the front of our property. River Run offers: farm animals, swimming, excellent fresh water Fishing (Bass, Barra, yellow belly, prawn and silver perch), boat ramp, bike track and kayaking River run has an amazing variety of bird life due to the large body of fresh water and pristine habitat creating a great environment for spotting native animals including wallabies, achidnia and platypus, which have been sighted at the boat ramp. We are pet friendly too as long as your animals remain on a leash and are under full supervision at all times. River Run is only a short drive away from lots of great experiences, Markets, Mural trail, horse riding, adventure activities, history, museums, Festivals, art and culture that are sure to inspire. Book a horse riding adventure with Hucknall Horses only 10mins away or drive on up to Hervey Bay and go whale watching or day trip to the incredible Fraser Island or Rainbow Beach. 4wd in one of the many local forestry areas and see the brumby herds. Just so much to see and do.
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Gundy Getaway

71 sites · RVs, Tents320 acres · Gundiah, QLD
Our names are Chris and Christine. We recently moved to Gundiah Qld and acquired a beautiful piece of land (approx. 320 acres) with about 70 acres of picturesque camping located on the Mary River. Our property is located halfway between Gympie and Maryborough (approx. 20 minutes from the Bruce Highway) tucked away down a private road which is lovely and peaceful. We have plenty of walking trails and a bike track to keep the kids amused! There is easy access to the Mary River if you would like a spot of fishing or swimming. We have a large fire pit and 2 flushing toilets and showers located on the other side of the campground. We are just setting up but hope to soon have coffee available in the bar area located on the other side of the campground. We also have fire pits available with plenty of free firewood located on the property. Your fury friends are more than welcome but for the safety of them and others must be on a lead at all times. We are located about 50 minutes from Gympie, an hour 15 minutes from Rainbow Beach and or Hervey Bay, 45 minutes from Maryborough and the town of Tiaro is only 15 minutes down the road which has a Foodworks, Pub, United Fuel and Cafe. Don't forget the local Gundy Pub is only 5 minutes down the road.
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Paradise Lost on the Burnett

21 sites · RVs, Tents200 acres · Duingal, QLD
We run a cattle grazing farm in Duingal, right on the Burnett River, 18km out of Gin Gin and 60km from Bundaberg. We have 100 acres of paradise with many sites to choose from, either along our 300m of Burnett river frontage or along the winding Duingal creek tucked into seclusion. For the bigger vans we have sites up on top of the property overlooking the Burnett with just a short walk down to the water. There are NO Ammenities available so own toilet is a MUST! Bring your fishing rods, kayaks and walking shoes. There's some great fishing here including barramundi, perch, yellow belly mullet, gar - and plenty of catfish to keep the kids entertained! Don’t have a kayak, no worries. We also have kayaks available for hire. We also have the most magnificent sunrises and sunsets here, with beautiful birdlife including hawks and water eagles. Great for bird watching and photography! All campsites have access to the water unless we are advised per booking. Less than 5km down the road you will find Wallaville where there is a great local pub, and a corner store that offers great pizza. Telstra is available for communication, and we are also only 18km from Gin Gin and around 50km from Bundaberg. Campfires permitted in the designated areas only, bring your own fire pit when possible as we have a limited number of fire pits available. when fire restrictions/bans are not in place. Plenty of fallen timber around the place to collect for firewood. Well behaved pets welcome, but they must be kept under control and you must pick up after them. We look forward to welcoming you 🥂
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Blue Gums River Retreat

12 sites · RVs50 acres · Antigua, QLD
A special place on the banks of the Mary River. 50 acres of undulating grassy paddocks and beautiful blue gums along the river bank.The river is freshwater and beautiful for swimming, kayaking, canoeing or boating, you could try and catch a Bass for dinner. The 5 flat grassy sites are right on the rivers edge with good access to the water. The stairs into the water with the pontoon are perfect for diving in and cooling off, the kids love it!!Leave your boat in tied to the pontoon ready for the next days fishing trip. There's a BBQ with hop plate, table & chairs and deck chairs to sit back and relax.Access to the campsites are 2Wd and suitable for all size caravans and camp trailers. The boat ramp access is for all types of boats but 4x4 only as the ramp is gravel. As the weather warms watch the families pass by water skiing and boating.There is a toilet, fully Self-contained other than a toilet. Dogs are allowed but must be kept with you at all times.
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Beach Front Ranch Hervey Bay

6 sites · RVs1000 acres · Hervey Bay, QLD
A very unique property being a working cattle farm right on the beach in picturesque Hervey Bay. Enjoy beautiful sunsets and long walks along the very quiet (almost private at times) beach. Great spot for swimming, fishing or kayaking for those more active campers. The perfect place to unwind, just soak up the peace and relax. We are conveniently located with Woolworths and the main streets of town just a few kilometers away. Our sites are generous in size and spaced approximately 50 meters apart. We accommodate only caravans and 4wds that are fully self sufficient (must have own toilet) and off grid. There is one strict rule for all guests staying and that is absolutely no driving through the paddocks after sunset and before sunrise - sorry but no exceptions. We are a working farm and our animals enjoy the peace and quiet of their home, as we hope you do. 😊 Check in - 12pm till sunset. (must be on-site by sunset) Check out - 11am Firewood and fresh free range eggs available for purchase.
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The best camping near Mount Walsh National Park guide

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Embark on an adventure at Mount Walsh National Park, where the landscape beckons with its steep forested slopes and granite cliffs. Explore diverse vegetation, spot rare wildlife, and immerse yourself in the serenity of nature. Venture through open eucalypt forests, marvel at the rainforest trees, and keep an eye out for the park's majestic birds of prey.

When to go

The best time to visit Mount Walsh National Park is during the cooler months, from April to September, when the weather is more temperate and conducive to hiking and wildlife spotting. The wet season, from December to March, can be challenging with heavy rains and limited access.

Know before you go

  • Ensure you're prepared for rugged terrain; wear appropriate footwear and carry sufficient water.
  • Check for park alerts on closures or conditions before your visit.
  • Accessibility may be limited in some areas; plan according to your needs.
  • Remember, no fires are permitted; use a fuel stove for cooking.
  • Respect the wildlife; feeding animals is not allowed and can be harmful.

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