Auburn River National Park Bundaberg

Photo credit: Michael Piper © Queensland Government

Auburn River camping area

Camping on the northern bank of the Auburn River in open eucalypt forest.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle
  • Trail bike
  • Bicycle
  • Walk-in

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • Tent camping
  • Caravan camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Campervan camping
  • Motor home camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Short walk to tent
  • Walking
  • Cultural and historic sites
The camping area is set in open forest

The camping area is set in open forest

Photo credit: Ross Naumann, Queensland Government volunteer

Camping area features: In open eucalypt forest a short walk from the river and bushwalking opportunities.

Location: On the northern bank of the Auburn River.

Access: Four-wheel-drive vehicles are recommended in wet weather. Stay on the road, as soils are treacherous when wet.

Number of sites: Five camping nodes, sites are not numbered.

Camp sites are suitable for: Tent camping beside your car, caravans, camper trailers and large groups.

Camp site surfaces: Gravel.

Facilities: Toilets, a gas barbecue, shelter shed, picnic tables and communal fire rings. Never empty chemical toilet waste into park toilet facilities. Tank water is available in the park—treat before drinking. River water is unsuitable for drinking. No bins are supplied; please take your rubbish with you.

Open fires: Permitted in fire rings only, except when fire bans or prohibitions apply. Bring your own manufactured fuel (barbecue briquettes or imitation logs) or clean, milled timber off-cuts. It is illegal to bring in or collect bush wood. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: Permitted.

Essentials to bring: Drinking water, rubbish bags, first-aid kit, insect repellent and manufactured fuel. A fuel or gas stove for cooking is recommended. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: Mobile phone coverage is unreliable within Auburn River National Park.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Auburn River safely and camp with care.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.