Wairuna, Girringun National Park Townsville | Tropical North Queensland

Lake Wairuna, Girringun National Park. Photo credit: Andrew Millerd © Queensland Government

Wairuna camping area

Wairuna camping area has 3 separate and partially shady sites besides the Burdekin River.

Accessible by

  • 4WD

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
Image of the view of the Burdekin River from the camping area.

View of the Burdekin River from the camping area.

Photo credit: Nick Smith © Queensland Government


Features: separate camp sites in open woodland on the banks of the Burdekin River. Sites are approximately 30m x 15m in size.

Location: on the northern bank of the Burdekin River, about 6km from Wairuna Road.

Access: the camping area can be reached by 4WD only. It is accessible for off-road camper trailers.

Boat access: no access provided but canoes and kayaks can be launched from the bank.

Number of sites: 3 numbered sites. A maximum of 12 people are permitted per site.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; off-road camper trailers.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: allowed (except when fire bans apply). Firewood must not be collected from the national park.

Generator use: permitted at your camp site only if the noise level is less than 55dB(A) measured at a distance of 7m from the generator.

Essentials to bring: drinking water and rubbish bags. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: none.

Visiting safely

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

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.