Mackay Highlands Great Walk Mackay

Photo credit: Photo: Adam Creed © Qld Govt

Fern Flat walkers' camp

The Fern Flat camping area is located beside Broken River, where you may be able to spot a platypus. The nearby Broken River picnic area can be reached by conventional vehicles, but the camping area itself can be reached by foot only.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle
  • Trail bike
  • Bicycle
  • Walk-in

Campground facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Electric/fuel barbecue (free of charge)
  • Picnic tables
  • Tent camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Short walk to tent
  • Walking
  • Canoeing and kayaking

The Fern Flat camping area is located beside Broken River, where you may be able to spot a platypus. The nearby Broken River picnic area can be reached by conventional vehicles, but the camping area itself can be reached by foot only. The camping area is suitable for tent camping, a short walk from your vehicle. Not suitable for camper trailers, caravans or motorhomes. Facilities include a hybrid toilet in camping area. Nearby day-use area has toilet facilities, kiosk, information centre, picnic tables and gas barbecues. Mobile phone coverage is not available. Nearest reception is at Sky Window day-use area.

Address
Facility type
Un-numbered sites

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Mackay Highlands Great Walk safely and camp with care.

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