K'gari (Fraser Island), Great Sandy National Park Butchulla Country Fraser Coast

Critical information for your safety

Critical information for your safety is included in the conditions report—always check it before you visit.

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Wathumba (trailer site) camping area (fenced)

Wathumba camping area is set behind the foredunes, near mangroves. The camping area is located on the western side of K'gari near the mouth of Wathumba Creek.

This camping area has a wongari (dingo) deterrent fence and is recommended for families with children 14 years and under wanting a coastal camping experience.

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD
  • Boat

Camping area facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets (flush)
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Walking
  • Scenic drive
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Fishing

More information may be available at Wathumba (tent site) camping area (fenced)

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting K'gari safely and camp with care.