Bladensburg National Park Outback Queensland

Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

Be inspired: Adventure into the Outback—where national parks and Outback events are star attractions!

Why not steer away from the beaten (coastal) track when choosing your next family holiday destination? Photo credit: © Chris Whitelaw

Be inspired: Wild wild west—wildlife experiences in an Outback park!

‘Go west, young man, go west. There is health in the country, and room away from our crowds’. Such good advice, and many of us are taking it! Our outback parks are a-buzz during the dry season (winter and spring). Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

Camping in Bladensburg

Stay awhile on the banks of Surprise Creek and enjoy abundant birdlife at the shady Bough Shed Waterhole camping area.

Please note:

  • Access to the camping area may be restricted at times—check park alerts for access conditions before leaving for your trip.
  • Camping permits are required and fees apply.
  • A camping tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.
  • Please camp with minimum impact and take all rubbish with you when you leave.

Read more about looking after the park.

Park-specific conditions

Be alert and prepared for changes in weather. Even small amounts of rain on the park or in surrounding areas can cause floods at any time of year. If heavy rain or minor flooding occurs, move to higher ground.

Ensure you have read things to know before you go and staying safe.

  • Camp beside Surprise Creek, and see wallaroos, red kangaroos and abundant birdlife at the permanent Bough Shed waterhole on a dirt/grass surface.

    • Tent camping
    • No 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

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.