Bowling Green Bay National Park Townsville

Photo credit: © Queensland Government

Bowling Green Bay National Park—a stunning a mosaic of coastal wetlands and rainforest on mountain tops. Photo credit: Phil Copp © Queensland Government

Barratta Creek camping area, Bowling Green Bay

Camp close to a mangrove and creek environment in your camper trailer or tent beside your four-wheel-drive vehicle.

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD
  • Trail bike

Camping area facilities

  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Scenic drive
  • Boating
  • Fishing

Camping area features: close to a mangrove and creek environment.
Location: near the coastal township of Jerona.
Access: the camping area can be reached by four-wheel-drive vehicle only, via bush tracks leading towards the creek off Jerona Road in the national park. The camping area is susceptible to tidal influences, especially at high tides.
Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Up to eight people are allowed.
Camp sites are suitable for: camper trailers and tent camping beside your four-wheel-drive vehicle.
Facilities: none.
Open fires: prohibited. Bring a fuel or gas stove.
Generators: not permitted.
Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, a fuel or gas stove and insect repellent. Read more about before you visit.
Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.
Mobile phone coverage: poor.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Bowling Green Bay safely and camp with care.