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Situated on the beautiful banks of the Burnett River just out of Bundaberg. We have powered and unpowered sites overlooking this pristine river. We have our own private boat ramp and pontoon that our guests are welcome to use and toilet and shower facilities on site.

We have unpowered and powered sites (both the same price), minimum 2 night stay. Toilets and showers av

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Situated on the beautiful banks of the Burnett River just out of Bundaberg. We have powered and unpowered sites overlooking this pristine river. We have our own private boat ramp and pontoon that our guests are welcome to use and toilet and shower facilities on site.

We have unpowered and powered sites (both the same price), minimum 2 night stay. Toilets and showers available. 

Dogs at the discretion of the land owners (message in advance to ask). If approved dogs MUST be on a lead at all times. 

Suitable sites for caravans, RVs, camper trailers and 5th wheelers. We only have a limited number of sites so there's always plenty of space for everyone. Pontoon and boat ramp. Campfires in designated pits. You'll love the pontoon!

Enjoy the abundant wildlife whilst canoeing up our subtropical creek or just sit and relax and take in the view of the passing waterskiers.

Platypus Park Riverside is a unique hidden gem with bushwalking, a hit of golf, volleyball, swimming and fishing. You won't be disappointed with your stay. Come check us out.

NOTE! LOCKED GATED ACCESS REQUIRES HOST TO MEET YOU ON ARRIVAL. Please make sure you have a confirmed booking, check "MY TRIPS" in your profile for directions and call me 30 minutes before arrival to avoid needing to wait for me.

Campsite area
Tent sites
15 sites
Up to 5 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Bins available
No picnic table
No wifi
Laundry absent
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 10AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict (30 Days)
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Riverside Camping in Queensland.

Forest
Lake
Field
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Wetlands
Driveway

Places to see near Platypus Park Riverside Retreat

23 Reviews

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Hipcamper Margaret
Margaret B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 23rd, 2022

we had our young pup camping for the first time, not only was he welcome he was spoiled by the owners and other guests. He had plenty of space to enjoy, the property was green and lush and very relaxing.
The camp area was clean and spacious, we were not camping on top of each other and the landscape was amazing.

Hipcamper Colin & Julie
Response from Colin & Julie, the Host, on April 23rd, 2022

Thankyou Margaret & John for your lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time here at Platypus Park. We hope to see you again with your gorgeous little puppy. Warm regards Col & Jules x

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Hipcamper Gordon
Gordon W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
March 27th, 2022

This is more glamping than camping. Privacy and peace and lots of swims in the river. Wonderful grounds and facilities.

Hipcamper Colin & Julie
Response from Colin & Julie, the Host, on April 23rd, 2022

Yes it is Gordon, Thanks for recognising our beautiful area. Regards Col & Jules

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Hipcamper Angus
Angus S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
January 3rd, 2022

Great camping experience. We were at Creekside which suited us perfectly. Well kept amenities and the hosts are fantastic.

We will be back for sure.

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Hipcamper Colin & Julie
Response from Colin & Julie, the Host, on April 23rd, 2022

Thanks Angus, Love to see you and your beautiful family again some time. Cheers Col & Jules

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Hipcamper Melissa

Creek side camping - serenity!

Melissa V.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
December 31st, 2021

We did the creek side camping and loved it. Nice and peaceful. Powered sites and clean enough amenities. Col and Julie are fantastic hosts and couldn’t recommend enough. Amazing sunset views. :)

Hipcamper Colin & Julie
Response from Colin & Julie, the Host, on April 23rd, 2022

Thanks Melissa, We would love for you to come visit again some day. Warm regards Col & Jules

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Hipcamper Rosey

One of the best camp we have visite

Rosey W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
December 30th, 2021

Camp site is spotlessly clean, quiet, spacious sites, potable water, beautiful outlook over the river, close to Bundaberg.

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Hipcamper Kylie

Dog friendly on the burnett

Kylie P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
December 28th, 2021

Lovely peaceful green lush grassy property. Several sites to chose from if it’s not booked out. Very popular but numbers are limited. Toilet & shower provided. Good clean ammenities. Right on the Burnett River. Col & Julie are lovely friendly people & are very accommodating. We will definitely stay again.

Hipcamper Nicole
Nicole D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 1st, 2021

Very nice and well kept grounds and location. Friendly hosts who were helpful and added some local recommendations for some snorkelling which I got to check out and explore. Had a great time away, thank you.

Hipcamper Colin & Julie
Response from Colin & Julie, the Host, on June 2nd, 2021

Good morning Nicole , We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us , I bet the river was VERY refreshing at this time of year. Take care . Kind regards Col

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Hipcamper Luke
Luke F.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
March 17th, 2021

It is one of the best Hipcamp sites I have been to . The hosts were friendly , the property was immaculate and the river is beautiful.

Hipcamper Rachel
Rachel R.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
January 6th, 2021

Beautifully maintained and peaceful site. Clean and modern amenities. Lovely swimming spot from the pontoons and boat ramp.

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Property
Platypus Park Riverside Retreat
State
Queensland
Country
Australia
AU$35/night
15 Sites