Conway National Park Whitsundays

Photo credit: Photo: Adam Creed © Qld Govt

Swamp Bay camping area

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

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Campground facilities

  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Walking
  • Fishing
  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent

Features: a secluded, pebbly beachside camp.

Location: a 2.1km walk from the Mount Rooper car park.

Map: Conway national and conservation parks map (PDF, 147.2KB)

Access: the camping area can be reached on foot or by boat at high tide. Please check weather conditions prior to departure and travel with care as the bay is exposed to the north and there are few protected anchorage sites.

Number of sites: 4 sites (separate but not numbered). Maximum of 4 people per site.

Camp sites are suitable for: walk-in camping or vessel with caution.

Camp site surface: natural gravel.

Facilities: pit toilet, picnic tables and shelter shed.

Open fires: prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: prohibited.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent. Read more about things to know before you go.

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

Mobile phone coverage: poor.

Visiting safely

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