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 & Events Queensland

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.

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  • 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