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

Cocoa Creek camping area, Cape Cleveland

Camper trailer or tent camp beside your four-wheel-drive vehicle beside Cocoa Creek (Cape Cleveland section).

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD
  • Trail bike
  • Boat

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Scenic drive
  • Boating
  • Fishing

Camping area features: on the bank in close proximity to Cocoa Creek.
Location: turn off the Bruce Highway on to Cape Cleveland Road. Travel 12km 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: camper trailer and tent camping beside your four-wheel-drive vehicle.
Facilities: none.
Open fires: permitted. Bring your own firewood and extinguish the fire with water before you leave. Fuel or gas stoves are recommended.
Generators: permitted. Must be operated at less than 65dB(A) when measured 7m from the generator.
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.