Ben-Ewa camping area
Ben-Ewa campground is in a valley providing shady sites and protection from strong winds. Sites are medium-sized and well-defined. Sheltered bay waters make this campground popular for young families and school groups.
- High clearance 4WD
Camping area facilities
- Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
- Toilets (non-flush)
- Waste transfer station
- Tent camping
- Camper trailer camping
- Cold showers
- Tent camping beside car
- Short walk to tent
- Scenic drive
- Canoeing and kayaking
Location: on the western side of the island, a short distance north of the main barge landing point for Moreton Island Ferries.
Access: the campground can be reached by 4WD. Parking is available near or beside camp sites. It is accessible for camper trailers.
Number of sites: a maximum of 12 sites are available, all marked with totems. Seasonal closures mean that not all sites will be full all year round.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car, walk-in camping, camper trailers and large groups.
Camp site surface: sand.
Facilities: water (treat before drinking), hybrid toilets, portable toilet waste disposal and cold showers. A QldParks-Wifi hotspot is available in the campground.
Open fires: allowed (in existing fire sites only), except when fire bans or prohibitions apply. Fuel or gas stoves, rather than open fires, are recommended.
Generator use: not permitted.
Essentials to bring: drinking water and containers, water sterilisation tablets, rubbish bags, sunscreen, insect repellent, firewood (untreated mill off-cuts), axe, sealable containers for rubbish, first-aid kit and sand pegs. Read more about before you visit.
Bookings: book online. Bookings can be made no more than six months in advance.
Mobile phone coverage: poor and unreliable. Better reception may be possible near Tangalooma Resort on the island.
For more safety information see Visiting Gheebulum Kunungai (Moreton Island) safely and camp with care.
- Planned burn operations for Moreton Bay 17 March to 1 September 2023
Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) conditions report Updated 3 Apr 2023
Critical information for your safety is included in the conditions report—always check it before you visit.