Speewah Conservation Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: Photo: Robert Ashdown Qld Govt

Speewah (tent only sites) Camping Area

Speewah camping area features an open grassy area fringed by rainforest trees, near the Speewah trailhead for the Barron Gorge National Park long-distance walking network.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Campground facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Toilets (flush)
  • Electric/fuel barbecue (free of charge)
  • Walking
  • Tent camping
  • Cold showers
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Short walk to tent
A gas barbecue is provided for campers. Photo: Queensland Government.

A gas barbecue is provided for campers. Photo: Queensland Government.

Features: an open grassy area fringed by rainforest trees, near the Speewah trailhead for the Barron Gorge National Park long-distance walking network.

Location: 5.2km along Stoney Creek Road from the Speewah turn-off on the Kennedy Highway.

Access: the camping area can be reached by conventional vehicles. It is accessible for camper trailers, campervans and small buses driven with care. It is not accessible for caravans.

Number of sites: three numbered sites plus a large communal tent area that can accommodate multiple groups.

Site numberSuitable forCapacity (number of people)Site dimensionsComments
1Two cars and trailers107m x 11mPartial shade
2Two cars and trailers or tents107m x 11mPartial shade
3Two cars and trailers or tents107m x 11mPartial shade
Communal tent areaTents only45 It is necessary to park vehicles in one of the parking areas and walk a short distance to camp.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: picnic tables, gas barbecues, flushing toilets and cold showers (toilets and showers are wheelchair accessible).

Open fires: allowed only in the fire pit in the communal tent area. Elsewhere, fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, fuel stove, first-aid kit, rubbish bags, insect repellent and a screened tent or mosquito net. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Visiting safely

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