Cooloola Recreation Area, Great Sandy National Park Sunshine Coast

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Harrys (vehicle access) camping area

Harrys camping area is set among fringes of open forest and woodland (melaleuca, allocasuarina, bloodwood and eucalypt species).

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD
  • Boat

Camping area facilities

  • Mooring points
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Short walk to tent
  • Walking
  • Cultural and historic sites
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Fishing

More information may be available at Harrys (River Access) camping area

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Cooloola Recreation Area safely and camp with care.