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Flaxton walkers' camp

Flaxton walkers' camp is set within tall eucalypt forest with a fern understorey. Here you can enjoy being woken by early morning bird songs.

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Camping area facilities

  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent
  • Walking
Image of camp site seating platforms at Flaxton walkers' camp.

Camp site seating platforms at Flaxton walkers' camp.

Photo credit: Queensland Government

Walkers’ camp features: camp sites nestled among picturesque ferns and shaded by tall eucalypts and ash trees.

Location: Flaxton walkers' camp is 16.1km one-way from the Baroon Pocket entrance point. See Flaxton walkers’ camp map (PDF, 1,006.9KB) for details.

Access: The walkers’ camp is only accessible by foot.

Number of sites: There are 12 camp sites within this walkers' camp. The recommended number of people who can stay at each camp site is two. The maximum capacity of the walkers’ camping area is 24 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: Walk-in camping only.

Camp site surface: Soil and leaf litter.

Facilities: Toilet. A platform seat is provided at each camp site.

Open fires: Prohibited—fuel or gas stove only.

Generators: Prohibited.

Essentials to bring: Fuel or gas stove, drinking water and water treatment tablets or purification systems, insect repellent, washing up basin, ground sheet to place under your tent to prevent wear, warm clothes and wet weather gear. Read more about planning your walk.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options. Book in advance for all weekends, public holidays and school holidays. Bookings can be made up to 12 months in advance.

Mobile phone coverage: Reliable at the camp site. Check mobile coverage with your service provider before booking a camp site. See information on emergency beacon devices.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Sunshine Coast Great Walk safely and camp with care.