Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest Townsville | Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: Photo: Russell Kluver © Qld Govt

Spend hours exploring the serenely beautiful Broadwater Creek. Photo credit: Paul Curtis ©\; North Queensland Wildscapes

Camping in Broadwater, Abergowrie

Changes to camping bookings

On-site self-registration is no longer available. Campers must obtain an e-camping permit and pay their camping fees before arriving at the camping area. Book your camp site:

Broadwater camping area. 

Broadwater camping area.

Broadwater camping area, in Abergowrie State Forest, provides a large, open, grassy setting surrounded by tall, open eucalypt forests.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Park-specific conditions

This is an e-permit camping area—all camping must be booked in advance; self-registration is no longer available.

Fires are only permitted in the fire rings provided. Campers need to bring firewood as it is no longer supplied and must not be collected from Abergowrie State forest.

  • Generators are permitted between 9am and 12pm (midday). Generators must only be operated at less than 65dB(A), when measured 7m from the generator.
  • Domestic animals are not allowed in Abergowrie State Forest.

Camp sites are not powered.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

  • Camp in this broad grassy camping area surrounded by eucalypt forest, and spend your days walking, swimming, canoeing and relaxing.

    • Tent camping
    • Caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • Showers
    • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.