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Camping in Eurimbula National Park

Shelter shed facilities at Eurimbula Creek camping area. Photo: Queensland Government.

Shelter shed facilities at Eurimbula Creek camping area. Photo: Queensland Government.

Vehicle-based camping is permitted at Eurimbula Creek and Middle Creek camping areas—areas 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.

Also see: Staying safe and Looking after the park.

Eurimbula Creek camping area

Campsite at Eurimbula Creek camping area. Photo: Queensland Government.

Campsite at Eurimbula Creek camping area. Photo: Queensland Government.

Camping area features: shady camp sites within the low eucalypt woodland behind Bustard Beach; short walk to the creek and the beach. It is possible to launch small boats from this camping area.

Location: along the eastern side of the park.

Access: the camping area can be reached by high clearance four-wheel-drive vehicles only in dry weather. Road access is suitable for off-road camper trailers and boat trailers only. Roads are not suitable for caravans, low clearance four-wheel-drive and all-wheel drive vehicles.  Read more about access.

Number of sites: 17 camp sites. Maximum of 6 people per camp site.

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

Camp site surfaces: sand and woodchip.

Facilities: composting toilets, limited rainwater, fire rings, a shelter shed and picnic tables. Treat all tap water before drinking or bring your own drinking water.

Open fires: fuel stoves are recommended. Campfires are permitted in fire rings provided, except when fire prohibitions* or fire bans* are in place, but please bring your own clean-milled firewood. Collection of firewood and the use of chainsaws are prohibited.
*Check park alerts beforehand.

Generators: Allowed between 8am–9pm; must have a sound rating of less than 65 decibels (2.0Kva).

Essentials to bring: drinking water, clean-milled firewood, gas or fuel stove, rubbish bags, insect repellent. Also see: Things to know before you go.

Bookings: book onlineover-the-counter. Advance bookings required for holiday periods.

Mobile phone coverage: generally not available, but reception may be available on the beach out the front of the camping area.

Middle Creek camping area

Middle Creek camp sites are a very short walk to the water and fishing sites. Photo: Queensland Government.

Middle Creek camp sites are a very short walk to the water and fishing sites. Photo: Queensland Government.

Camping area features: near the banks of Middle Creek, short walk to the creek and fishing areas. It is possible to launch small boats from this camping area.

Location: north-east side of the park.

Access: the camping area can be reached by high clearance four-wheel-drive vehicles or boat. Road access is suitable for off-road camper trailers and boat trailers only. Roads are not suitable for caravans, low clearance four-wheel-drive and all-wheel drive vehicles.  Read more about access.

Number of sites: open area with no separately defined sites.

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

Camp site surfaces: sand.

Facilities: composting toilets, fire rings.

Open fires: fuel stoves are recommended. Campfires are permitted in fire rings provided, except when fire prohibitions* or fire bans* are in place, but please bring your own clean-milled firewood. Collection of firewood and the use of chainsaws are prohibited.
*Check park alerts beforehand.

Generators: Allowed between 8am–9pm; must have a sound rating of less than 65 decibels (2.0Kva).

Essentials to bring: rubbish bags (no bins are provided), insect repellent, clean-milled firewood, gas or fuel stove, food, drinking water, fuel and medical supplies.
Also see: Things to know before you go.

Bookings: book onlineover-the-counter. Advance bookings required for holiday periods.

Mobile phone coverage: generally not available, but some reception may be available at the nearby headland.

Rodds Peninsula camping area

There are many options for pull-in boat camping around Rodds Peninsular and Bustard head. This view is looking over Pancake Creek. Photo: Queensland Government.

There are many options for pull-in boat camping around Rodds Peninsular and Bustard head. This view is looking over Pancake Creek. Photo: Queensland Government.

Camping area features: boat-based camping by the water's edge.

Location: at the water's edge on Rodds Peninsula.

Access: the camping area can be reached by boat only. The nearest boat ramps are located at Seventeen Seventy and Turkey Beach.

Number of sites: open area with no separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping.

Camp site surfaces: sand.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: Allowed (except when fire bans apply*). Bring your own clean-milled firewood. Collection of firewood and the use of chainsaws are prohibited. Fuel or gas stoves are recommended.
*Check park alerts beforehand.

Generators: Allowed between 8am–9pm; must have a sound rating of less than 65 decibels (2.0Kva).

Essentials to bring: rubbish bags (no bins are provided), insect repellent, clean-milled firewood, fuel or gas stove, food, drinking water, fuel and medical supplies.
Also see: Things to know before you go.

Bookings: book onlineover-the-counter.

Mobile phone coverage: generally not available.

Bustard Head camping area

Camping area features: boat-based camping by the water's edge.

Location: southern side of Pancake Creek on Bustard Head.

Access: the camping area can be reached only by boat. The nearest boat ramps are located at Seventeen Seventy and Turkey Beach.

Number of sites: open area with no separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping.

Camp site surfaces: sand.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: Allowed (except when fire bans apply*). Bring your own clean-milled firewood. Collection of firewood and the use of chainsaws are prohibited. Fuel or gas stoves are recommended.
*Check park alerts beforehand.

Generators: Allowed between 8am–9pm; must have a sound rating of less than 65 decibels (2.0Kva).

Essentials to bring: rubbish bags (no bins are provided), insect repellent, clean-milled firewood, fuel or gas stove, food, drinking water, fuel and medical supplies.
Also see: Things to know before you go.

Bookings: book onlineover-the-counter.

Mobile phone coverage: generally not available.

Last updated
19 September 2017