Conondale National Park Brisbane | Sunshine Coast

Photo credit: Photo: Chris Whitelaw ©Qld Govt

Photo credit: Adam Creed © Queensland Government

Booloumba Creek 1 camping area

Booloumba Creek 1 camping area is a reasonably secluded tent camping on individual sites within a rainforest setting.

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD
  • Trail bike
  • Bicycle
  • Walk-in

Campground facilities

  • Telephone (pay phone)
  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Toilets (flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Short walk to tent
  • Walking
  • Scenic drive
  • Trail bike riding
  • Swimming
Image of Booloumba Creek 1 camping area, Conondale National Park. Photo: Ross Naumann, QPWS volunteer.

Booloumba Creek 1 camping area, Conondale National Park. Photo: Ross Naumann, QPWS volunteer.

Camping area features: Reasonably secluded tent camping on individual sites within a rainforest setting. Close to Booloumba Creek.

Location: Off the Kenilworth–Maleny Road about half way between Kenilworth and Conondale townships. The camping area is nestled close to the creek in Booloumba Gorge.

Access: The Booloumba Creek Road access is unsealed and includes creek crossings that are accessible by high clearance four-wheel-drive vehicles only.

Number of sites: 24 numbered sites with a set capacity for each site. Some sites are double size to suit larger family groups.

Camp sites are suitable for: Tent camping with vehicle parking spaces are provided beside the road adjoining the campsites—expect to carry your camping gear a short distance, maximum 20m; walk-in camping.

Nearby Booloumba Creek 4 camping area caters for high clearance four-wheel-drive caravans; camper trailers; large groups.

Camp site surface: Dirt, some grass, with compacted granite tent pads.

Facilities: Water (unsuitable for drinking without treatment as it is pumped from the creek and may contain organisms that can cause illness), toilets (including wheelchair accessible), individual fire rings (bring your own clean-cut firewood), walking tracks, pay phone.

Open fires: Allowed in fire rings only (except when fire bans apply). Fuel stoves are recommended. It is illegal to collect firewood from the park.

Generators: Not allowed.

Essentials to bring: Drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options. Book well in advance for holiday periods.

Mobile phone coverage: Not available. A pay phone is located on the back of the camping tag hut.

Visiting safely

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