5 Campfire-Friendly Campgrounds Near Brisbane

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5 Campfire-Friendly Campgrounds Near Brisbane!

How good is it having a quick and cheap weekend away camping? If you are like me you have to be able to cook in a camp oven over a campfire! Today we thought we would showcase five campfire-friendly campgrounds near Brisbane and the Gold Coast. All information, images and pricing have been provided by the great team over at CampSight.com.au


Sharp Park - Riverbend Bush Camping Canungra | 5 Campfire-friendly Campgrounds near Brisbane

1. Sharp Park – Riverbend Bush Camping Canungra


James Sharp Memorial Park
is an excellent family campground nestled on the upper reaches of the Coomera River about 35km west of the Gold Coast near the town of Canungra.  It boasts large open grassed areas with a few shaded spots around the edge of the park and by the creek. Has plenty of opportunities to relax, swim, fish and even canoe in some parts of the river. Open fires are permitted in designated fireplaces, but you are required to supply your own firewood.

Cost: $8 per adult per night and $4 per child per night under 5yrs free, surcharge Christmas and easter blocks. Pay to caretaker on site – no Eftpos.

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View all details, videos and photos at www.campsight.com.au/sharp-park


Darlington Park - Beaudesert Region | 5 Campfire-friendly Campgrounds near Brisbane

2. Darlington Park – Beaudesert Region

Darlington Park is nature’s perfect bush camping backdrop. Boarded by the Albert River, this well-grassed camping ground set amongst tall gums this campsite has something for everyone. From nature watching, fishing, swimming and bike riding and if you are into four-wheel driving close by is Duck Creek Road, which offers a great  4×4 experience up to the O’Reilly’s Plateau. Open fires are permitted in designated fireplaces, and firewood, ice and a few other creature comforts are available for purchase from the caretaker’s kiosk.

Cost:

Adults $8.00 per person per night (16 years and over); Children $4.00 per person per night (5 – 15 years); CHILDREN UNDER 5 FREE!!

Family $24.00 per night (2 adults and up to 4 children)

PEAK PERIODS:

Adults $10.00 per person per night (16 years and over); Children $5.00 per person per night (5 – 15 years); CHILDREN UNDER 5 FREE!!

Family $30.00 per night (2 adults and up to 4 children)

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View all details, videos and photos at www.campsight.com.au/Darlington-Park


Flanagans Reserve 5 Campfire-friendly Campgrounds near Brisbane

3. Flanagan Reserve, Barney View – Beaudesert Region


Flanagan Reserve 
is 12 hectares of bush camping located on the upper reaches of the Logan River. Well, shaded campsites are nestled on the river bank at the foot of Mt Maroon and the World Heritage-listed Mt Barney National Park. There is an abundance of natural wildlife and the site is a great spot for swimming and fishing for the whole family. Essential supplies including firewood can be bought from the caretaker’s kiosk on site.

Cost: Standard Rates

NOTE: The following rates do not apply during Christmas / New Year holidays, long weekends or School Holidays. See further below for specific rates.

Family Pack (2 Adults and up to 4 Children)
$33.00 per night
Adults (16 years of age and over)
$10.00 per night
Children (3 – 15 years)
$5.00 per night
Infants (under 3)
FREE

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View all details, videos and photos at www.campsight.com.au/Flanagans-Reserve


MV Sarawak - Inskip Point| 5 Campfire-friendly Campgrounds near Brisbane

4. MV Sarawak, Inskip Peninsular

MV Sarawak, Inskip Peninsular is one of five campsites at the far end of Inskip point, about 15 minutes drive from Rainbow Beach. Each site provides similar conditions and amenities. Most sites are protected and shaded by She Oaks, Cypress Pine and other coastal shrubs. 4×4 Beach access is available, and the open beach provides a great place for beach fishing, surfing and swimming while the protected bay side of the point provides calm water access for watercraft. Open fires are permitted in designated fireplaces.

Cost: $5.60 per person per night or $22.40 per family group per night. Children under five years of age are free.

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View all details, videos and photos at www.campsight.com.au/MV-Sarawak


 Cedar Grove | 5 Campfire-friendly Campgrounds near Brisbane

5. Cedar Grove, Amamoor SF, North of Brisbane

Cedar Grove, Amamoor State Forest is a small grassed area set among cedar and bunya pines. A large pool in the bend of Amamoor Creek just down from the campsite provides a great spot for a swim. Several walking tracks are available including a short walk to a viewing platform where you may be lucky enough to spot platypus, a 1km Rainforest walk or the Cedar Grove trail for the more experienced hiker.

Cost: 

Fees for camping permits in national parks and other protected areas, forest reserves, State forests and recreation areas, from 1 July 2017:

  • $6.35 per person per night, or $25.40 per family per night;
  • $3.50 per person per night for students and accompanying adults on approved educational excursions.
  • $25.40 per night per family. 1 or 2 adults, accompanied by 3 to 6 children under 18 year applies to a maximum of 8 people in total. Children under 5 years free of charge.

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View all details, videos and photos at www.campsight.com.au/Cedar-Grove


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Mick The Camp Oven Cook

Mick The Camp Oven Cook

Mick is an experienced camp oven cook, who loves teaching others how to use a camp oven. Cheers Mick

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13 thoughts on “5 Campfire-Friendly Campgrounds Near Brisbane”

    1. Hi Jason, Bribie Island Unfortunatly there are too many great campsites that we had to pick some of our favs, Cheers Mick

  1. You forgot the best place ever Biggrigan camp grounds off Mt Barney rd. via Rathdowney,50 acres of grounds lots of space ,open fries ,great swimming in the Logan river,fishing ,lots of wildlife. Easy drive 1 hr from Beenleigh.

  2. Boondooma Dam has 40 hectares of space and is Pet friendly and camp fires permitted , there is a section where fire drums are required but there’s 12 communal fire pits x5 toilet / shower blocks and if you need a fire drum we have plenty .

    3 hours from Brisbane , skiing is popular but as seen on a recent ET’s fishing adventures the stocked impoundment of Bass Yella and Saratoga is working well as are RedClaw yabbies come check it out !

  3. Another beauty is Cobb & Co Nine mile Creek Tandur outside of Gympie. Fantastic place and wonderful owners

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