Bowling Green Bay National Park Townsville

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Cocoa Creek camping area, Cape Cleveland

Tent camping beside your four-wheel-drive vehicle beside Cocoa Creek (Cape Cleveland section).

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD
  • Trail bike
  • Boat

Campground facilities

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

Camping area features: on the bank beside Cocoa Creek.
Location: turn off the Bruce Highway on to Cape Cleveland Road. Travel 12 km to the Cocoa Creek camping area turn-off, on the left. Several bush tracks along Cocoa Creek Road lead to designated camping areas.
Access: during wet periods (December to April) roads can become boggy and access is suitable for four-wheel-drive vehicles only. Bush tracks are prone to erosion; always check tracks before driving over them, particularly when close to the creek.
Number of sites: open areas without separately defined sites. Up to eight people per area are allowed.
Camp sites are suitable for: 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.