Teerk Roo Ra National Park Brisbane

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Camping in Teerk Roo Ra

Colourful sandstone outcrops on the northern end of Horseshoe Bay.

Colourful sandstone outcrops on the northern end of Horseshoe Bay.

Photo credit: Robert Ashdown

Teerk Roo Ra National Park provides limited bush camping areas along Horseshoe Bay and Platypus Bay. You need to be self-sufficient when camping here. No fresh water or bins are provided. Open fires and generators are prohibited. Bring a gas or liquid fuel stove for cooking. Toilets are provided at Horseshoe Bay. There are no other toilets on the island.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A camping tag with your booking number must be displayed at your campsite.

  • Dogs are prohibited in the Teerk Roo Ra National Park.
  • Camping is only permitted in safe and existing bush campsites in the designated camping areas (refer to each site’s camping area map below).
  • If camping at Platypus Bay we recommend you bring a portable toilet. All toilet waste should be removed from the island and emptied into an approved portable toilet disposal facility.
  • For your own safety check for hazardous overhanging trees before setting up camp.
  • Removal of vegetation and clearing new sites is prohibited—fines apply.
  • Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.
  • Horseshoe Bay camping area can be reached by boat only and is suitable for tent camping.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • No camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted
  • Platypus Bay camping area is located in a designated area near a stone causeway.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • No camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.