Camping

Book a camping area

Book your permit online to camp in Queensland’s national parks, forests or reserves. Photo credit: Robert Ashdown © Queensland Government

Find a camping area

For a camping holiday to remember, choose from around 490 camping areas in Queensland’s parks and forests. Photo credit: Robert Ashdown © Queensland Government

  • Information about where to camp, permits and fees, what to bring and how to stay safe.

  • Before camping in a park, forest or reserve, you must obtain a camping permit and pay your camping fees. Most camping areas can be booked online, at an over-the-counter booking office or by phone. You must pay your camping fees to secure your booking.

  • The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) provides opportunities to camp with a camp fires in some areas.

  • There are a number of Queensland parks and forests camping areas that allow the use of generators. Conditions apply.

  • All of Queensland's park and forest camping areas cater for tents, but many also have sites suitable for motorhomes, campervans, caravans and camper trailers.

  • Protect yourself and protect the islands and reefs when you visit the Great Barrier Reef islands.

  • Find out where dogs and other pets are allowed in Queensland’s parks.

  • Find out as much information as possible before you set off for your camping trip, and you’ll have the best holiday possible. We’ve provided answers to the most commonly asked questions here.