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Camping in Culgoa Floodplain National Park

A shaded area beside Byra Lagoon is a popular camping spot in Culgoa Floodplain National Park. Photo: © Queensland Government

A shaded area beside Byra Lagoon is a popular camping spot in Culgoa Floodplain National Park. Photo: © Queensland Government

There are three bush camping areas in Culgoa Floodplain National Park - Byra Lagoon, Redbank Hut and Nebine Creek. Visitors must be self-sufficient. Take a first-aid kit, vehicle spare parts and extra supplies of drinking water, food and fuel. Take your rubbish from the park when you leave. Local water is unsuitable for drinking. Bring at least 7 litres of water per person per day for cooking, drinking and washing, as waterholes may be dry.

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

Byra Lagoon bush camping area

Camping area features: open area shaded by coolibahs and river red gums.

Location: adjacent to the ranger station and 900m from the eastern access to the park. Obtain a detailed map from the information stand or the ranger station.

Map: Culgoa Floodplain National Park map (PDF, 477K)

Access: the camping area is 500m from the ranger station and can be reached by 4WD (only). It is accessible for high clearance off-road camper trailers only. It is not accessible for caravans and buses.

Number of sites: open areas without separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car and camper trailer.

Camp site surface: dirt.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: allowed (except when fire bans apply) in fire rings only. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: prohibited.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, first-aid kit, vehicle spare parts and extra supplies of drinking water, food and fuel.

Read more about things to know before you go.

Bookings: book online. If you cannot book online, see camping bookings for other options.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Redbank Hut bush camping area

Camping area features: open cleared area.

Location: 12km from the ranger station near the old Redbank Hut. Obtain a detailed map from the information stand or the ranger station.

Map: Culgoa Floodplain National Park map (PDF, 477K)

Access: the camping area can be reached by 4WD (only). It is accessible for high clearance off-road campers trailers only. It is not accessible for caravans and buses.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car and camper trailer.

Camp site surface: dirt.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: allowed (except when fires bans apply) in fire rings only. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: prohibited.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, first-aid kit, vehicle spare parts and extra supplies of drinking water, food and fuel.

Read more about things to know before you go.

Bookings: book online. If you cannot book online, see camping bookings for other options.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Nebine Creek bush camping area

Camping area features: open shaded area by coolibah trees located beside a billabong.

Location: 47km from the ranger station. Obtain a detailed map from the information stand or the ranger station.

Map: Culgoa Floodplain National Park map (PDF, 477K)

Access: the camping area can be reached by 4WD (only). It is accessible for high clearance off-road camper trailers only. It is not accessible for caravans and buses.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car and camper trailer.

Camp site surface: dirt.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: allowed (except when fires bans apply) in fire rings only. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: prohibited.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, first-aid kit, vehicle spare parts and extra supplies of drinking water, food and fuel.

Read more about things to know before you go.

Bookings: book online. If you cannot book online, see camping bookings for other options.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Last updated
19 March 2019