Curtis Island National Park and Conservation Park Gladstone

Photo credit: Photo: Sherri Tanner-McAllister © Qld Govt

Yellow Patch camping area

Yellow Patch camping area is a secluded bush camping near a bright yellow sand blow.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Campground facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Tent camping
  • Short walk to tent
  • Walking
  • Snorkelling and diving
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
Camp at the amazing Yellow Patch. Photo: D. Sansom, Queensland Government

Camp at the amazing Yellow Patch. Photo: D. Sansom, Queensland Government

Camping area features: secluded bush camping near a bright yellow sand blow.

Location: Yellow Patch is on the western side of the north-eastern tip of Curtis Island, 30km north of Gladstone.

Access: the camping area can be reached by boat only.

Number of sites: undefined.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping only.

Camp site surface: sand.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: prohibited. Gas and fuel stoves are recommended.

Open fires on tidal land (beaches): prohibited (lighting, keeping or using a fire).

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: all food and drinking water, sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, first aid and reliable torch. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: unreliable. Marine radios and satellite phones are recommended.

Visiting safely

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