Cathu State Forest Mackay | Whitsundays

Photo credit: Photo: HD Xposure © Qld Govt

Photo credit: HD -Xposure © Queensland Government

Jaxut camping area

Jaxut camping area is set beside the creek is an open grassy area to set up camp.

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD
  • Trail bike
  • Horse

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Caravan camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Mountain biking
  • Horseriding
  • Scenic drive
  • Trail bike riding

Camping area features: set beside the creek is an open grassy area to set up camp. Drive into the camping area and park beside your chosen camp site. Fire rings, picnic tables and a unisex composting toilet are available at the site.

Location: the camping area is located 200m past the old forest station site.

Map: Jaxut camping area map (PDF, 140.7KB)

Access: the camping area can be reached by conventional vehicles, camper trailers and caravans in dry weather; 4WD recommended.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; camper trailers and caravans.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: composting toilet, picnic tables and communal fire rings.

Open fires: allowed in fire rings only (except when fire bans apply). Fuel stoves are recommended. Bring your own clean, milled timber.

Generator use: permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, sunscreen.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: poor.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Cathu safely and camp with care.

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