Eurimbula National Park Gladstone

Eurimbula National Park includes the beautiful coastline where Captain James Cook made his first landing in Queensland. Photo credit: Maxime Coquard © Tourism and Events Queensland

Be inspired: Camping at Eurimbula is an ‘epic voyage of exploration’ for the whole family!

When Captain James Cook set out from England on his first epic voyage of discovery, he could never have imagined what he’d find upon encountering the shores of ‘New Holland’. Photo credit: © Chris Whitelaw

Be inspired: Up for an eco-adventure? Head to Eurimbula National Park

Got a burning urge to leave the ‘9 to 5’ far, far behind, even if it’s only for the weekend? Grab your mates, pile into your 4WD and make your way to Eurimbula National Park (just 112km north-west of Bundaberg) for a weekend jam-packed with eco-adventures. Pitch a tent, throw in a line, go for a bushwalk or jump on an eco-tour, there are heaps of ways you can explore… Photo credit: © Charlotte Reynolds

Camping in Eurimbula

Vehicle-based camping is permitted at Eurimbula Creek and Middle Creek camping areas—these areas are only accessible by high clearance four-wheel-drive vehicles.

Boat-based camping is permitted at Rodds Peninsula and Bustard Head.

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

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

  • Remote and scenic, this bush camp is perfect for adventurous paddlers on the Eurimbula sea trail and boaties keen for a fishing escape.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • No camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted
  • Sitting on a secluded beach in Bustard Bay, this low-key camping area is the perfect boating and fishing retreat.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted
  • Spend a night under the stars at this bush camping retreat, perfect for keen fishers and sea-trail paddlers.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted
  • Wake from a blissful night of bush camping in this lovely island setting with sweeping views over calm water.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • No camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.