The best way to see Australia’s beauty is traveling by roads. So, for your convenience we have listed best campsites in Brisbane and surrounds to make your journey comfortable and also listing options for people who love camping.
- Flinders Beach Camping Area
Accessible only by 4WD, this camping site is free of cost and is located in North Stradbroke Island. This place is a bliss to relax, offering a number of activities to enjoy combined with subtropical beauty. Spend some time fishing, scuba diving, hiking, 4WD or just sit back to enjoy sunset and spot dolphins. The best thing about this site is, they welcome your dogs.
- Archer Creek Camping Area
Located just a few hour drive away from Brisbane, Archer Creek Camping Area is in D’Aguilar National Park. This area features more than 800 plant species and subtropical rainforests. This place will allow you to catch a look of endangered giant barred frogs and yellow-bellied gliders. Along with scenic beauty, you can enjoy horse riding, cycling, bushwalking and picnic and BBQ area.
- Captain Logan Camp
Captain Logan Camp is located in Wivenhoe Dam and is best suited for caravans. This place operates a food van on weekends whereas ice, firewood and cold drinks are available all week. This place is great for hiking, swimming, horse riding, biking, kayaking.
- The Broadwater Campground
The Broadwater Campground is located in Sundown National Park. Famous for its rugged gorge scenery, you can enjoy swimming, fishing and canoeing in this area. It is advisable to make advance bookings for camping and caravans longer than 4 meter should not make an attempt to enter this site due to its narrow section of tracks.
- Clancy’s Camping Area
Clancy’s Camping Area is located in Benarkin State Forest which is famous for its towering hoop pines and eucalypt forests. You can enjoy the famous bushwalking combined with great views on the National Bicentennial Trail. It is to be noted that there is no mobile phone coverage in this area and it is advisable to make an advance booking for camping.
- Binna Burra Mountain Campsite
Famous for its bone-chilling views of the Numinbah Valley, Binna Burra Mountain Campsite is located in Gold Coast Hinterland. Binna Burra includes a number of activities including abseiling, bushwalking, flying fox and a kids’ club. You can also rent safari style luxurious tent which accommodates 2-6 people and a private verandah which offers amazing rainforest or valley views.
- Yarramalong Outdoor Recreation Centre
Yarramalong Outdoor Recreation Centre is a camping area with flat grassed sites. Located beside Reynolds Creek, it offers activities like fishing, swimming and canoeing. It has two areas, half of which is open whereas other one is well-shaded. Your pets are welcomed except during public holidays and long weekends.
- Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat
Drive two hours south of Brisbane to reach Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat. This scenic, grassed camping ground offer views to Mt Barney. You can also involve yourself into adventure activities like abseiling and rock climbing to Queensland’s most impressive peak under the guidance of experts. They also offer outdoor activities for your kids to enjoy.
- Manna Gum Camping Area
Manna Gum Camping Area is located in Main Range National Park. Perfect for summers, this large grassy campsite is shaded by manna gums offer views of peaks and beautiful Queen Mary Falls. It provides the facility of enjoying BBQ but collecting firewood within the park is prohibited hence, you must bring your own wood. It is advised to make prior booking for camping.
- Spicers Gap Campground
Spicers Gap Campground is located in Main Range National Park. It is a small walking campground with good walking trails nearby. It allows a maximum of 50 campers at a time and gives freedom of setting up of your camp anywhere in the mown area. The water facility is available but needs to be boiled before consumption.