Beerburrum and Beerwah State Forests Brisbane | Sunshine Coast

Head to Coochin Creek in Beerburrum and Beerwah State Forests and enjoy fishing, canoeing, camping and picnicking. Photo credit: Tomek.Z.Genek © Queensland Government

Be inspired: 5 tech challenges for getting teens outdoors in Sunshine Coast parks

We get it. Dragging your teens and tweens away from their technology and into the great outdoors can be difficult, if not downright impossible. Photo credit: © Lise Pedersen

Be inspired: Explore the Sunshine and Fraser coasts—your go-to weekend escapes!

They’re renowned for surf and sun-drenched beaches, and deservedly-so, but take a closer look and you’ll find the Sunshine and Fraser coasts have so much more in store! Photo credit: Adam Creed © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Top 4 mountain biking parks in south east Queensland

Southeast Queensland is jam-packed with an incredible variety of national parks, state forests and conservation parks, some right on Brisbane’s doorstep! Photo credit: © Queensland Government

Camping in Beerburrum and Beerwah

Coochin Creek camping area in Beerwah State Forest provides a camping area that is ideal for visitors who enjoy fishing and boating.

A terraced area provides vantage points for fishing from the creek bank. It is also possible to launch a canoe into the creek.

You can reach the camping area by conventional vehicle. Small boats can be launched from the Coochin Creek boat ramp, 1km past the camping area (turn right when exiting the camping area). From the boat ramp the camping area is 3km upstream and the Pumicestone Passage provides opportunities to adventure in Moreton Bay Marine Park, famed for boating and fishing opportunities.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Before booking, read the Coochin Creek camping area map and individual camp site specifications (PDF, 3.0MB) to ensure you choose a suitable camp site for your tent, camper trailer, campervan, caravan or motor home.

  • Page 1 map shows individual camp sites and their reference number.
  • Page 2 to 4 contains detailed camp site information—site surface, size, shade, image.
  • Note your suitable camp site reference numbers to use when making your booking.

Park-specific conditions

Domestic animals are not permitted at the camping area or adjoining day-use area.

Check-in after 2pm and check-out by 11am on your day of departure. Maximum length of stay is 21 days.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

  • Relax in this laid-back camping area on the banks of Coochin Creek, set amid open forest and woodlands.

    • Tent camping
    • Caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted