Conway National Park Whitsundays

Photo credit: Photo: Adam Creed © Qld Govt

Camping in Conway

Walk or boat in to the Swamp Bay bush camp overlooking the Whitsunday Islands.

Repulse Creek and Bloodwood camping areas lie along the three day, 27km Conway circuit and are accessible only on foot or by mountain bike.

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

Park-specific conditions

At the Swamp Bay camping area dangerous marine stingers are prevalent between October and May, but may be present year-round. Please see marine stingers for more information.

Be aware that estuarine crocodiles occur in the waters around this national park. Always be crocwise in croc country.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

Camping along the Conway circuit

The Conway circuit takes you on a 27km journey through Conway National Park, starting at Forestry Road and finishing at Airlie Beach. Camps are provided along the way.

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

Read more about camping along the Conway circuit.

  • Swamp Bay camping area features a secluded, pebbly beachside camp.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • No camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted