Shoalwater Bay Regional Park Capricorn

Shoalwater Bay Regional Park Photo credit: Queensland Government

Chipps Hut camping area

Chipps Hut camping area features beachfront camping with ocean breezes.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Camping area facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Tent camping
  • Short walk to tent
  • Snorkelling and diving
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing

Features: beachfront camping with ocean breezes.

Location: on the beachfront.

Maps:  See Shoalwater Bay Regional Park camping area map (PDF, 310.6KB)

Access: the camping area can be reached by boat (only).

Number of sites: area without separately defined sites. Maximum of 6 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: beach camping; small groups.

Camp site surface: sand/grass.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: allowed in areas more than 2m from flammable vegetation (except when fire bans apply).  Please bring your own clean, milled timber.  Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generator use: allowed. Only generators that operate at or below 65dB(A) are allowed.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent. Read more about things to know before you go.

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

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Visiting safely

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

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