Tuan State Forest Fraser Coast | Sunshine Coast

Photo credit: ©Ben Blanche

View from Hedleys camping area at low tide. Photo credit: Brian Tighe, Queensland Government

Log Dump camping area

Log Dump camping area features creek-side camping on the banks of Kauri Creek. A popular creek fishing spot.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle
  • Trail bike
  • Horse
  • Bicycle
  • Walk-in
  • Boat
  • Canoe or kayak

Campground facilities

  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Anchoring allowed
  • Tent camping
  • Caravan camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Motor home camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Walking
  • Mountain biking
  • Horseriding
  • Scenic drive
  • Trail bike riding
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Dogs permitted (on leash)
Camp at the quiet Log Dump camping area. Photo: Nicole Wattz, Queensland Government.

Camp at the quiet Log Dump camping area. Photo: Nicole Wattz, Queensland Government.

Camping area features: camping near the banks of Kauri Creek—a popular fishing spot. This is the only camping area in Tuan State Forest with a toilet. Boat ramp facilities are also available.

Location: on the edge of Kauri Creek, near the Great Sandy Strait.

Access: the camping area can be reached by boat or conventional vehicle in dry conditions. It is accessible for high clearance trailers, buses, motor homes and small caravans.

  • Boat access: the camping area is accessible from the Great Sandy Strait and Kauri Creek. Consult boating safety charts to plan your route.
  • Vehicle access: from the Cooloola Coast Road and Tinnanbar Road junction, travel 7km to the signed camping area turn-off and then another 1km to the camping area. Access roads within the park are unsealed. The condition of Tinnanbar Road varies.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum group size is 15 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; small caravans; camper trailers; motor homes. Sites are suitable for groups.

Camp site surface: sand and dirt.

Facilities: hybrid (flushing) toilets.

Open fires: permitted in designated fire rings only—prohibited during fire bans. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generator use: allowed but you must be present at the camp site while the generator is running. Please be considerate to other campers when using your generator.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, first-aid kit, insect repellent, fuel stove or clean milled firewood. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: intermittent at camping area. Available at main road turn-off.

Visiting safely

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

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.