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

Cockatoo Creek camping area, Mount Elliot

Walk-in only camping close to Cockatoo Creek (Mount Elliot section).

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Camping area facilities

  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent
  • Walking

Camping area features: a hike-in site near Cockatoo Creek.
Location: 2km from the main Alligator Creek day use area.
Access: the camping area can be reached on foot only. Walk 2km along the Alligator Creek Falls track to Cockatoo Creek.
Number of sites: small area without separately defined sites. Up to six people in total are allowed.
Camp sites are suitable for: walk-in camping.
Facilities: none.
Open fires: prohibited. Bring a fuel or gas stove.
Generators: not permitted.
Essentials to bring: campers must be completely self-sufficient, carrying food, water and a fuel stove. 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.