Burrum Coast National Park Bundaberg | Fraser Coast

Quiet beaches, flourishing wetlands and abundant wildlife make Burrum Coast National Park a great spot to retreat and relax. Photo credit: © Chris Whitelaw

Be inspired: Little-known family camping escape on the Burrum Coast

Dreaming of escaping from the family routine? No school lunch boxes to pack, no mad scramble to ballet lessons and football training? Photo credit: © Ross Naumann

Things to do

    Woodland on the Banksia track.

    Photo credit: Ross Naumann, QPWS volunteer

    Wallum heath in the Woodgate section. A great place to explore this plant community is on the Banksia track.

    Photo credit: Ross Naumann, QPWS volunteer

    Many beautiful flowers, including forest boronia, bloom in the wallum heath between August and October.

    Photo credit: Ross Naumann, QPWS volunteer

    Camping and accommodation


    Camping areas are provided in the Kinkuna and Woodgate sections. Camping is only permitted in the Burrum Point camping area and the Kinkuna camping zone. There is no camping in the Burrum River and Buxton sections.

    Camping permits for all campsites must be booked in advance—online, over-the-counter or by phone.

    Book well in advance for school holidays and long weekends.

    Collect camping tags from information shelters at the southern and northern entrances to Kinkuna, and at the Burrum Point camping area. Insert your booking number and display the tag at your campsite.

    Other accommodation

    There is a range of holiday accommodation in Woodgate Beach, Buxton, Burrum Heads, Bundaberg and Childers. For more information see the tourism information links below.


    Designated walking tracks are provided in the Woodgate section only.

    There are no designated walking tracks in the other three sections. If using firebreaks for hiking, watch for vehicles.

    Dogs, horses and other domestic animals are not allowed. Be considerate of local landholders—do not enter private property adjoining the park.

    View the journeys information for more details.

    Picnic and day-use areas

    Theodolite Creek day-use area—Kinkuna section

    A picnic table and small parking area is provided on the northern banks of Theodolite Creek. Access is off the Beach Road and suitable for four-wheel-drive vehicles only.

    Hoppy Lark’s Creek day-use area—Woodgate section

    A wheelchair accessible track leads to a viewing platform with picnic table and fishing platform on the banks of the Gregory River. Access is possible with conventional vehicles during dry weather only.

    Walkers Point day-use area—Woodgate section

    Facilities include paved areas to picnic tables and about 250m of walking track that is sealed and wheelchair accessible.

    View the attractions information for more details.

    Other activities

    Boating, canoeing and fishing are popular activities on the Burrum and Gregory Rivers, between the Woodgate and Burrum River sections of the park.