Catalogue of QLD Camps, Destinations & Itineraries.
QLD Map of Regions
Source: Australian Travel and Tourism Network

Far North QLD

Josephine Falls & Golden Hole, Bartle Frere QLD

💦 Josephine Falls & Golden Hole, Bartle Frere QLD

Everything you need to know about visiting Josephine Falls & Golden Hole.

Innot Hot Springs, QLD

🔥 FULL GUIDE to Innot Hot Springs, Innot QLD

Visit the natural Innot Hot Springs in the Atherton Tablelands.

Things to do in Tully, QLD

🐸 16 Things to Do in Tully, QLD

Tully, the beautiful sugar mill village is one of the wettest towns in Australia! Climb inside a giant gumboot & more…

Alligators Nest, Tully QLD

💦 Alligators Nest Swimming Hole, Tully

Alligators Nest is a beautiful rainforest river, great for swimming & picnics.

Mareeba Drive-in Movies & Free Camping, Mareeba QLD

🎞 Mareeba Drive-in & Camping!

Enjoy FREE Camping & 2 new release movies at the Mareeba Drive-in.

CAMPS (Far North QLD)
Babinda Boulders Free Camping, Babinda QLD

⛺️ 2 Great FREE Camps in Babinda

Get up to 6 days free camping in Babinda between these 2 Free Camps! Easily explore the Boulders and township.

Ringers Rest RV Park, Mareeba QLD

⛺️ Ringers Rest RV Camp, Mareeba

Cheap bush camping surrounded by Hot Air Balloons of a morning! Great base camp for exploring Atherton Tablelands.

Paronella Park Camping & Accommodation, Mena Creek QLD

⛺️ 5 x Paronella Park Accommodation Options

Including camping, cabins, motel rooms, plus a beautiful B&B…

Japoonvale Rest Area, Far North QLD (free camping)

⛺️ Japoonvale Rest Area, Far North QLD

Beautiful riverside Free Camping at Japoonvale with toilets & bins.

Fred Drew Rest Area, Innisfail QLD

⛺️ Fred Drew Rest Area, Innisfail QLD

Free 24-hour rest stop with toilets, BBQs, water & rubbish bins.

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Mid Tropics

THINGS TO DO (Mid Tropics)
Things to do in Townsville, QLD

🌴 27 Things to Do in Townsville, QLD

From cat poo coffee to visiting Magnetic Island, here are 27 unusual things to do.

The Leap Hotel, Mackay QLD

🍺 The Leap Hotel, Mackay QLD

An Aboriginal lady & her baby jumped from the cliff above + FREE Camping.

CAMPS (Mid Tropics)
Big 4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort, Airlie Beach QLD

⛺️ BIG 4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort, Airlie Beach QLD

Full review of one of the BEST resort caravan parks in Queensland!

Mystic Sands Golf Club Camping, Balgal Beach QLD

⛺️ Mystic Sands Golf Club Camping, Balgal Beach QLD

$5 – $10 per night for full resort camping! Pool, golf course, bar, restaurant & more.

Guthalungra Rest Area, Guthalungra QLD

⛺️ Guthalungra Rest Area, Whitsundays QLD

Free Rest Area between Townsville & Bowen with flushing toilets & bins.

Notch Point Reserve Free Camping, Ilbilbie QLD

⛺️ Notch Point FREE Camp, Ilbilbie QLD

BEST Free Camping in QLD at Notch Point! 4WD & off-road van required.

Bluewater Park Rest Area, Townsville QLD

⛺️ Bluewater Rest Area, Townsville

2 nights Free Camping 30km north of Townsville. Toilets, dump point, water…

Townsville Caravan Parks

⛺️ 15 Caravan Parks in Townsville, QLD

Complete list of caravan parks in Townsville, including features & discounts.

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THINGS TO DO (Capricorn)
Sapphire Fossicking in The Gemfields, QLD

💎 FULL GUIDE to Sapphire Fossicking in The Gemfields

Where to go, how to fossick & what to do with the sapphires you find!

Things to do in Sapphire & Rubyvale, The Gemfields QLD

💍 22 Things to Do in Sapphire & Rubyvale, The Gemfields

Climb a basalt plug, enter an underground sapphire mine & more!

Bundaberg Barrel Brewed Drinks Tour, QLD

🍻 Bundaberg Barrel Brewed Drinks Tour, QLD

Take a self-guided tour, enjoy taste testing, plus get a FREE 6-pack!

Free Things to do in Yeppoon, QLD

🌴 13 FREE Things to Do in Yeppoon, QLD

From the Yeppoon Lagoon to Shell World & The Singing Ship…

CAMPS (Capricorn)
Hinkler Lions Park (Free Camp), Bundaberg QLD

⛺️ Hinkler Lions Park (FREE Camp), Bundaberg QLD

24-hour Free Camping in Bundaberg. Dump point, water, toilets & playground.

Kershaw Gardens Free Campground, Rockhampton QLD

⛺️ Kershaw Gardens FREE Camp, Rockhampton QLD

Self-contained vehicles only. 48-hour limit, bins, dogs allowed.

Queensland Heritage Park (showgrounds camping), Biloela QLD

⛺️ Queensland Heritage Park Camping, Biloela QLD

Low-cost camping with power, water, dump point, showers & toilets.

Bedford Weir Camping, Blackwater QLD

⛺️ Bedford Weir FREE Camping, Blackwater QLD

Fishing, swimming & playground with toilets and showers.

Cania Gorge Camping & Walks, QLD

⛺️ 3 x Cania Gorge Camps + 8 Walks, Monto QLD

All 3 Cania Gorge camping options, plus the walks & things to do.

Mackenzie Park Rest Area, Duaringa QLD

⛺️ Mackenzie Park FREE Rest Area, Duaringa QLD

Free 48-hour camping with dump point, showers, toilets, playground & BBQs.

Wuruma Dam Free Camping, Eidsvold QLD

⛺️ Wuruma Dam FREE Camping, Eidsvold QLD

3 weeks Free Camping at Wuruma Dam with toilets & water activities.

Calliope River Rest Area (free camping), River Ranch QLD

⛺️ Calliope River Rest Area (FREE Camp), River Ranch QLD

4 nights Free Camping near Gladstone with toilets.

Sapphire Reserve Free Camp, The Gemfields QLD

⛺️ Sapphire Reserve FREE Camp, The Gemfields QLD

2 nights Free Camping in The Gemfields to explore Sapphire & Rubyvale.

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South East QLD

Orion Lagoon Swimming Pool & Water Park, Springfield QLD

💦 FREE Swimming Pool & Water Park, Springfield QLD

Just 30 minutes from Brisbane is a FREE swimming pool & water park.

Shark and Ray Gardens, Loganholme QLD

🦈 Shark & Ray Gardens, Loganholme QLD

Get into the pool with sharks and rays on Brisbane’s southside!

CAMPS (South East QLD)
Andrew Drynan Park Camping, Running Creek QLD (Lions Road)

⛺️ Andrew Drynan Park, Running Creek QLD

Beautiful country camping just 1.5 hours from Brisbane.

BIG 4 Gold Coast Holiday Park, Helensvale QLD

⛺️ BIG 4 Gold Coast Holiday Park, Helensvale QLD

Best caravan park on the Gold Coast for visiting the theme parks!

Yarramalong Park Camping, Charlwood QLD

⛺️ Yarramalong Park Camping, Scenic Rim QLD

Beautiful riverside camping with swimming & kayaking in the Scenic Rim.

Kenilworth Camping on the River, Sunshine Coast QLD

⛺️ Kenilworth Camping on the River, Sunshine Coast QLD

Beautiful riverside camping in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland with toilets.

Kinbombi Falls Free Camp, Kinbombi QLD

⛺️ Kinbombi Falls FREE Camp, Kinbombi QLD

3 nights Free Camping 1 hour west of Gympie with toilets & walking tracks.

Amity Point Camping Ground, Stradbroke Island QLD

⛺️ Amity Point Camp Ground, North Stradbroke Island QLD

Great camping, surrounded by beach on North Stradbroke Island, just off Brisbane.

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Darling Downs

CAMPS (Darling Downs)
Chinchilla Weir Camping, QLD

⛺️ Chinchilla Weir FREE Camping, Chinchilla QLD

Free Camping for 48 hours at Chinchilla, with 10 powered sites!

Bowenville Reserve Free Camping, Wainui QLD

⛺️ Bowenville Reserve FREE Camping, Wainui QLD

7 days of Free Camping near Dalby. Dogs allowed, toilets, boat ramp & fishing.

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Gulf Savannah

THINGS TO DO (Gulf Savannah)
Things to do in Normanton QLD

🌵 16 Things to Do in Normanton, QLD

From quirky buildings to the biggest croc ever shot in the world!

Krys the Crocodile (The Savannah King), Normanton QLD

🐊 Krys the Crocodile, Normanton QLD

A life-size replica of the biggest croc ever captured in the world!

Things to do in Croydon, QLD

🚂 14 Things to Do in Croydon, QLD

Explore an old Gold Rush town from the 1880s with plenty of free things to do.

Routh Creek Rest Area, Georgetown QLD

🎣 Routh Creek Day Use Area, Georgetown QLD

Former free camp is now a nice day-use area for swimming & fishing.

CAMPS (Gulf Savannah)
Normanton Free Camping, QLD

⛺️ 3 x FREE Camping Sites in Normanton

3 great Free Camping sites in Normanton, Northwest QLD.

Croydon Freedom Camp, Croydon QLD

⛺️ Croydon Freedom Camp, Croydon QLD

2 days Free Camping right in the Croydon township. Easy access to explore.

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Outback QLD

Australia's Dinosaur Trail, QLD

🦕 Australia’s Dinosaur Trail, Outback QLD

Travel between Winton, Richmond and Hughenden for a dinosaur adventure.

Tree of Knowledge, Barcaldine QLD

🌳 Tree of Knowledge, Barcaldine QLD

Home of the Australian Labour Party. View the beautiful Tree of Knowledge, which is preserved in the centre of town.

Mary Kathleen Town, Mine & Camping, Cloncurry QLD

🏘 Mary Kathleen, Cloncurry QLD

Enjoy Free Camping in the old ghost town of Mary Kathleen and explore the long-closed uranium mine.

Things to do in Hughenden (& Free Camping), QLD

🌵 16 Things to Do in Hughenden (+ FREE Camping), QLD

Dinosaurs, Porcupine Gorge, Flinders River & 7-days FREE Camping.

Julia Creek Artesian Baths & Caravan Park, QLD

🛁 Julia Creek Artesian Baths & Caravan Park, QLD

Iconic Julia Creek Artesian Bath Houses with a grazing platter & sunset!

Things to do in Julia Creek, QLD

🌵 15 Things to Do in Julia Creek, QLD

From Artesian Baths to bush dinner nights, dunnart feeding and FREE cruiser bike hire.

QANTAS Founders Museum, Longreach QLD

✈️ QANTAS Founders Museum, Longreach QLD

Walk onto a Boeing 747 wing, explore a hangar and see the musuem.

Walkabout Creek Hotel (Crocodile Dundee Pub), McKinlay QLD

🍺 Walkabout Creek Hotel (Crocodile Dundee Pub), McKinlay QLD

Have a beer at the pub used in Crocodile Dundee & get a photo with “the knife!”

Porcupine Gorge National Park, Porcupine QLD

🌲 Porcupine Gorge National Park, Porcupine QLD

An outback oasis with swimming holes and rock formations to explore.

Things to do in Winton, QLD

🤠 22 Things to Do in Winton, QLD

From Arno’s Wall to the Musical Fence and an Outback Surf Club!

CAMPS (Outback QLD)
Julia Creek Free RV Camp, QLD

⛺️ FREE RV Camping, Julia Creek QLD

Self-contained vehicles can enjoy 4 days of camping in Julia Creek.

Neil Turner Weir Camping, Mitchell QLD

⛺️ Neil Turner Weir Camp, Mitchell QLD

Unlimited camping for a donation with toilets, swimming, water & fishing.

Warrego River Camping, Augathella QLD

⛺️ Warrego River Camp, Augathella

Donation camping with showers, toilets, water, skate park & walking track.

Wallam Creek Camping, Bollon QLD

⛺️ Wallam Creek FREE Camping, Bollon QLD

Donation camping with free hot showers, toilets, dump point & walk to town.

Corella Dam, Clem Walton Park, Cloncurry QLD

⛺️ Corella Dam FREE Camping, Cloncurry QLD

Unlimited dam camping. No amenities, take your own in.

Hebel Hotel Free Camping, Hebel QLD

⛺️ Hebel Hotel FREE Camping, QLD

Free camping out the back of the pub with showers & toilets. Check out John Murray’s artwork.

Redbank Park Camp, Jericho QLD

⛺️ Redbank Park Donation Camp, Jericho QLD

Donation camp with showers, toilets, water, playground and walking trails.

Macsland Rest Area, Longreach QLD

⛺️ Macsland Rest Area (FREE), Longreach QLD

Free camping 24km from Longreach with toilets, shade & walking trails.

Darr River Free Camping, Morella QLD

⛺️ Darr River FREE Camp, Morella QLD

Free camping with fishing, swimming and campfires. Camp is located 24 km north of Longreach.

Nonda Billabong Free Camp, Maxwelton QLD

⛺️ Nonda Billabong Free Camping, Maxwelton QLD

Free camping around an outback billabong in Maxwelton, near Julia Creek.

Muckadilla Community Park Camping, Muckadilla QLD

⛺️ Muckadilla Community Park Camping, Muckadilla QLD

Donation camping with no time limit. Toilets, showers & water are provided.

Richmond RV Camp + Things to Do, Richmond QLD

⛺️ Richmond RV Camp + Things to do, Richmond QLD

3 days camping for $5 with dump point and potable water. Walk to town.

Thallon Silos & Camping, Thallon QLD

⛺️ Thallon Painted Silos + FREE Camping, Thallon QLD

See the awesome painted silos & enjoy Free (or cheap) camping with amenities.

Federal Hotel, Wallumbilla QLD

⛺️ Federal Hotel FREE Camping, Wallumbilla QLD

Free camping behind the Federal Hotel with toilets, showers & laundry.

The Long Waterhole, Winton QLD

⛺️ The Long Waterhole (FREE Camp), Winton QLD

Free camping with swimming & fishing just 3 km out of Winton.

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Queensland Itineraries

Free Camping QLD Coast (Brisbane to Cairns)

⛺️ 24 FREE Camps from Brisbane to Cairns!

Full list of over 20 Free Camps that will get you all the way from Brisbane to Cairns (or vice-versa).

Outback QLD Camps

⛺️ 30+ Outback QLD Camps (Free & Low Cost)

An entire Outback QLD itinerary from the coast to the gulf & everything in between.

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Queensland BIG THINGS

BIG Things Queensland

150+ BIG Things in Queensland

See the complete list of over 150 Big Things in QLD with information and photos.

QLD Big Things Checklist

QLD Big Things Checklist

Download the full QLD Big Things Checklist & tick off your finds throughout your travels!

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Queensland Maps

Although most of us use digital maps these days, it’s always wise to have hardcopies on hand as well. Adventure Awaits have a fantastic range of HEMA Maps & Australia Sticker Maps.

Queensland Maps

Always download your maps before heading out of mobile range,
plus carry additional paper maps just in case.

Info Included in HEMA Maps:
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✔️ National Parks
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✔️ Caravan Parks
✔️ 4WD Maps (selected maps)
✔️ Points of Interest & Attractions
✔️ Information Centres
✔️ Inset Maps
✔️ Distance Grids
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