Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park Townsville

Photo credit: Photo: Briony Masters © Qld Govt

Camping in Halifax Bay Wetlands

Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park has two separate shady camping areas about 4km apart. Camping area 1 is to the north of the park and Camping area 2 is in the south-east of the park.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. Your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Park-specific conditions

Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park is closed throughout the wet season every year from 1 December to 31 March inclusive—roads into and on the park become impassable for extended periods and are closed to public access. These dates may vary depending on weather and road conditions and closures may also occur after heavy rain.

There is a maximum stay of seven nights for the Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park camping areas. There is a maximum number of 15 occupants at each camping area.

Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park map (PDF, 94.3KB)

  • Camping area 1 is located in an open grassy area next to Bronte Creek, in the northern section of the park. Bronte Creek is a tidal saltwater creek located at…

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted
  • Camping area 2 is located in an open grassy area next to a brackish waterhole, in the eastern section of the park. The waterhole is a land-locked creek inundated by…

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted