Your Favourite Camping Spots | Recommended Family Camp Locations

The best places to go camping with kids if you live in Brisbane

You told us via our Facebook page in late 2013 where you thought the best places to go camping with kids were in and not too far from Brisbane. As always, we ask that you check locations prior to leaving home- ie by booking or investigating the vacancy likelihood to avoid disappointment.

  • 1770/Agnes Water QLD
  • Adder Rock, Point Lookout QLD
  • Amity Point, Stradbroke Island QLD
  • Airlie Beach QLD
  • Bald Rock NSW

Bald Rock National Park

Bald Rock National Park


Bestbrook Mountain Resort & Farm Stay

  • Big 4 Buderim, Forest Glen QLD
  • Big 4 Caloundra Waterfront Holiday Park, Caloundra QLD
  • Big 4 Fraser Lodge Holiday Park, Hervey Bay QLD
  • Big 4 Maroochy Palms, Maroochydore QLD

Big 4 Maroochydore

Big 4 Maroochy Palms

  • Big 4 Noosa Bougainvillia Holiday Park, Tewantin QLD
  • Big 4 North Star, Hastings Point NSW

Water slides

Big 4 North Star

Treasure Island

Big 4 NRMA Treasure Island

  • Big 4 Tweed Billabong Holiday Park, Tweed Heads NSW
  • Bigriggen Park, Rathdowney QLD
  • Binna Burra QLD
  • Black Rocks, Bundjalung National Park NSW

Bundjalung National Park

Black Rocks Campgrounds

  • Bongaree, Bribie Island QLD
  • Border Ranges National Park NSW
  • Boreen Point, Lake Cootharaba QLD

Lake Cootharaba camping

Boreen Point Campgrounds

  • Borumba Deer Park, Imbil QLD
  • Bribie Island QLD
  • Broadwater Caravan Park, Labrador QLD
  • Brunswick Heads NSW
  • Burnett Heads QLD
  • Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort, Cairns QLD
  • Cania Gorge, Cania QLD

Big 4 Monto

Big 4 Cania Gorge Caravan & Tourist Park

Cotton Tree Holiday Park beach

Cotton Tree Holiday Park

  • Cressbrook Dam QLD
  • Cullendore High Country NSW
  • Darlington Park, Darlington (near Beaudesert) QLD
  • Dicky Beach QLD
  • Double Island Point QLD
  • Elanda Point, Boreen Point QLD
  • Elliott Heads QLD
  • Emu Park QLD
  • First Sun Holiday Park, Byron Bay NSW
  • Flannagan Reserve, Barney View QLD
  • Flat Rock Tent Park, Ballina NSW
  • Fraser Island QLD
  • Freshwater Camping Area, Cooloola QLD

Cooloola cammping

Freshwater Camping Area

Dirt bike

Gap Creek Farmstay


Girraween National Park

Swimming Pool

Gold Coast Holiday Park

  • Gordon Country, Goomburra QLD
  • Hastings Point NSW
  • Hosanna Farmstay, Stokers Sliding, NSW

Hosanna Farmstay

Hosanna Farmstay

Inskip camping

Inskip Point

  • Island Reach Camping Resort, Imbil QLD
  • Kenilworth Homestead, Kenilworth QLD
  • Kenilworth Showgrounds, Kenilworth QLD
  • Lake Ainsworth, Lennox Head NSW

Lennox Head camping

Lake Ainsworth Holiday Park

  • Lake Moogerah QLD
  • Landcruiser Mountain Park, Jimna QLD
  • Levuka, Urbenville NSW
  • Lightning Ridge NSW
  • Lions Road, Kyogle QLD
  • Maleny QLD
  • Mooloolaba Beach Holiday Park, Mooloolaba QLD

Mooloolaba camping

Mooloolaba Beach Holiday Park

Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat

Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat

  • Mudjimba Caravan Park, Mudjimba QLD
  • Murphy’s Creek Escape, Upper Lockyer QLD
  • Neurum Creek, Neurum QLD

Camp sites

Neurum Creek Bush Retreat

Moreton Island camping

North-West Camping Zone, Moreton Island

Jimna camping

Peach Trees Camping Area

Pottsville camping

Pottsville South Holiday Park

  • Rainbow Shores, Rainbow Beach QLD
  • Samford Showgrounds, Samford QLD
  • Sandy Creek, Kilcoy QLD

Sandy Creek

Sandy Creek Campin’ grounds

  • Scenic Rim Adventure Park, Innisplain QLD
  • Somerset Dam QLD
  • South Ballina NSW
  • Takarraka Bush Resort, Carnarvon Gorge QLD

Takarakka Bush Resort camping

Takarakka Bush Resort, Carnarvon Gorge

Camping at Palm Beach

Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park


Teewah Beach Camping Area

Camping in Brunswick Heads

Terrace Reserve Holiday Park

Thunderbird Park, Tamborine Mountain

Thunderbird Park

Dairy Farm Cottage

Tommerups Dairy Farm

  • Winton QLD
  • Wivenhoe Dam QLD
  • Woodgate QLD

Please note that locations on the below map are approximate. We highly recommend researching your chosen destination for an exact location.

If you can’t find anything here that tickles your fancy, check out Best places to go camping with Kids to see where our fans recommended for camping in 2011.

You may also like to see our Explore Brisbane category for other places to holiday or explore in South-east Queensland.

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4 responses to “Your Favourite Camping Spots | Recommended Family Camp Locations”

  1. Celia says:

    Any chance of getting these campsites on a map? I am still finding my way around QLD, and would be good to be able to see what’s closest to us. Just a thought, thanks 😉

    • Brooke Powell says:

      Hi Celia,
      Thanks for the suggestion. Check out our newly updated article above-now with a map. Hope you like it 🙂
      Kind regards,
      Brooke, Creative Assistant

  2. gaele says:

    Camp Cooroora at Lake MacDonald for the cheapest camping close to Noosa lovely quiet spot

  3. Sally Duffey says:

    We are having a fantastic family holiday @ Pottville North Holiday Park. Its great for kids & close to the beach. That have plenty of space to run around, cute cabins & great camping sites.I would recommend this park for all families.

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