We feel pretty lucky to call Australia home. There are many wonders to explore, from the native animals to the stretch of national parks in Queensland. And what better way to experience the magic of northeastern Australia than a family camping trip.
Queensland is home to some of the most picturesque camping spots in Australia. Whether you want to explore pristine beaches or tuck yourselves away in the Bush. We know the top family camping spots in Queensland for an unforgettable trip away with the kids.
Girraween National Park - Bald Rock Camping Area
Park in the shady eucalypt forest, surrounded by eastern grey kangaroos and red-necked wallabies. Look out for the wildlife on one of the many walking trails and relax around the wood-fired BBQ at night.
Find out more here - https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/girraween/camping/bald-rock-creek-tent
Enjoy Australia’s natural beauty by setting up camp on the beach. Wake up to stunning ocean views and magical sunrises before spending the day kayaking or canoeing. Pack all your camping essentials as the remote island offers no facilities to turn your trip into an outdoor adventure.
Click here to find out more - https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/hinchinbrook/camping/agnes-beach
K’gari (Fraser Island), Great Sandy National Park - Beach Camping Zone 1 Govi and Wongai
Choose between two camping spots nestled in the coastal woodlands. Spend a day on the beach or explore the area on a nearby walking trail. Bring your fishing gear to catch dinner or take a scenic drive to Lake Boomanjin.
Learn more here - https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/kgari-fraser/camping/beach-camping-zone-1
Paluma Range National Park – Big Crystal Creek Camping Area
Treat your kids to a camping spot with their own swimming pool. Spend the day splashing in the popular swimming area or birdwatching, enjoy lunch in the picnic area, and get cosy around the campfire in the evening.
Find out more here - https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/paluma-mount-spec/camping/big-crystal-creek
Gheebulum Kunungai (Moreton Island) National Park and Moreton Island Recreation Area
Step out of your tent onto a sandy beach with ocean views. This beach-style camping spot offers easy access to ocean surf beaches so that you can spend the day swimming, fishing, or kayaking.
Deepwater National Park
This little-known spot is perfect for an adventurous family getaway. Along with sandy beaches at your doorstep, Deepwater Creek is one of Queensland’s few remaining undisturbed coastal freshwater streams. Keep an eye out for birds and nesting turtles to make your trip one to remember.
Learn more here - https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/deepwater
Great Keppel Island
Escape to a tropical island. Relax on secluded beaches, snorkel in crystal-clear waters, and take in the majestic sites of the southern Great Barrier Reef.
Click here to find out more - https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/keppel-bay-islands
Kroombit Tops National Park
There is plenty to entertain your kids with sandstone escarpments, gorges, creeks, and waterfalls. Hike, cycle, or horse ride the scenic route to the lookout to spot Queensland’s intriguing natural and cultural wonders.
Find out more here - https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/kroombit-tops
Lamington National Park
Step back in time with a hike through lush rainforests, ancient trees, and elusive wildlife. Take your family on a bushwalk to explore Queensland’s giant playground.
See more here - https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/lamington
Carnarvon Gorge National Park
Get a taste of culture at The Aboriginal Traditional owned gorge. Take in the views of towering sandstone cliffs, deep side gorges, diverse flora and fauna, and Aboriginal rock art. Then unwind with a swim in the Rock Pool.
Click here to find out more - https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/carnarvon-gorge
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